The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority released on Wednesday new regulations aimed at enhancing investors understanding the impact of their broker changing firms, almost a year after the regulator withdrew an earlier version of the proposal that proved highly ...
VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; Investors need to protect their wealth by identifying future stores of value, especially given the lack of attractive options for nearly all assets in the current environment....More
Switzerland's attorney general has seized more than 30 million Swiss francs ($32 million) in a criminal investigation linked to dairy group Parmalat and has charged an unnamed Italian citizen with money-laundering, bribery and forgery....More
It can be reassuring when an investment manager has skin in the game—putting their own money into the fund they’re managing. Likewise, it is disconcerting to discover they pulled their money out....More
The head of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority pushed back against the Department of Labor’s fiduciary proposal on Wednesday, saying the industry needs to move forward under a “best interest standard” for broker-dealers under the securities laws....More
Lowering interest rates around the world to boost the global economy has reached a point where it is now "quite harmful" to clients, including pension funds and insurers, BlackRock Inc Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Laurence Fink said on Wednesday....More
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