The Journal of Research of NIST reports NIST research and development in metrology and related fields of physical science, engineering, applied mathematics, statistics, biotechnology, information technology. The ability to make and use tools was once considered a defining characteristic of the genus Homo 71 However, the discovery of tool construction among chimpanzees and related primates has discarded the notion of the use of technology as unique to humans.
Which has been a challenge even for the most established robo-advisors, as companies like Betterment and Wealthfront have only averaged $1B to $2B per year in net new asset flows (and even then at just” a 25bps price point!), and even the more eye-popping growth of Schwab Intelligent and Vanguard Personal Advisor Services has been driven primarily by clients who already had their assets with those brands, and simply moved them to their new robo” offerings.
Yet the irony is that even as broker-dealers increasingly hop onto the robo tools” bandwagon, they may actually be the worst positioned to capitalize on the trend, especially if their goal is to increase their volume of next-generation Millennial clients for their reps!
And also in the big news this month is the announcement that Canadian financial planning software company PlanPlus has acquired risk tolerance assessment provider FinaMetrica, raising the question of whether PlanPlus is about to make a push into the US financial planning software market to compete against the likes of eMoney Advisor, MoneyGuidePro, and NaviPlan.
This comprehensive open-access encyclopedia, authored by Dr. Rüdiger Paschotta and provided by RP Photonics Consulting GmbH , explains the physical principles and common techniques in laser technology, while also covering major areas of fiber-optic technology and nonlinear optics , and addressing supplementary topics like ultrashort pulses, optical communications, general optics, optoelectronics, and quantum optics.