Posted by on Feb 22, 2020 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Books, Columns, Featured |

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By Jason Zweig | Feb. 14, 2020 11:00 am ET


Brokers will soon be getting the rule book thrown at them. Investors still need to read the writing on the wall.

Before long, brokers will be restrained from placing their own or their firm’s interests ahead of their retail clients’ when making investment recommendations. Regulation Best Interest, adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission last June, goes into force June 30.

Even as it restricts some unsavory practices, it raises other issues for investors.


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For further reading:


Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor

Jason Zweig,The Devil’s Financial Dictionary

Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain

Jason Zweig, The Little Book of Safe Money


Articles and other resources:

Time for Advisers to Speak to Us in Plain English

On Fiduciary Duty