Christina Mucciolo

Obama Plays Favorites
Only a handful of Wall Street executives got invites to the White House state dinner last month.
Jones Raising Production Expectations
Edward Jones is averse to change, but, as the firm is learning, change can be good.
Blotter June 2010
Penny Stock Purveyors The Securities and Exchange Commission issued administrative proceedings against five securities professionals from now defunct Leeb Brokerage Services, for facilitating unlawful sales of penny stocks to investors from 2005 to ...
Online social networking creates the peer-to-peer lending industry.
More Changes at Edward Jones, Chief Strategist Alan Skrainka Out
After 28 years with Edward Jones, and 14 years as the firm’s chief market strategist, Alan Skrainka was let go from the firm on Friday. According to a Jones spokesperson, Skrainka was ousted due to “his use of written materials without giving attribution.”
Edward Jones Top Advisor Attrition Remains Rock-Bottom, Says Weddle
After Edward Jones lost two top producing reps and increased production expectations last month, some media outlets and recruiters made a lot of noise about rising advisor defections at Edward Jones. The truth is, Edward Jones attrition remains enviably low. Below, a wide-ranging interview with managing partner Jim Weddle.
Blotter May 2010
Subprime Backed Securities Bite Morgan Keegan The Securities and Exchange Commission issued administrative proceedings against Memphis, Tenn.-based firms Morgan Keegan & Company and Morgan Asset Management and two employees accused of fraudulently ...
Cold Call: Wayne Warner
Wayne Warner, founder of Wayne Warner & Associates, an LPL firm in Fallbrook, California.
Down On Dimon
More than 800 Syracuse University students and alumni signed an online petition to disinvite Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase chairman and chief executive officer, from delivering his scheduled 2010 commencement speech.
ETFs Overheating
According to Bespoke Investment Group, only one or two of the hundreds of key ETFs it tracks typically trade at more than 10 percent above their moving average.
Back in the Black
U.S. corporate profits jumped 30.6 percent in the fourth quarter versus the previous year, primarily driven by the financial sector, which accounted for 85 percent of that increase.
Edward Jones Raises FA Production Expectations
Edward Jones, now about 90 years old, “has prospered by dispensing buy-and-hold wisdom to small clients in small places.” That’s how we put it on our April 2006 cover story on the firm. But now Edward Jones is doing something very modern and very Wall Street: Like other firms, Jones is lighting a fire under its advisors’ feet to increase production.
Stifel Eyeing a Tech IPO Rebound? Buys Banker Thomas Weisel Partners
Today Stifel Financial Corp., the St.Louis-based financial services holding company, said it is buying Thomas Weisel Partners Group, a San Francisco-based investment bank, in a deal valued at more than $300 million.
SEC Sues Goldman Sachs For Fraud on CDOs
LAST UPDATED : April 16, 4:57 p.m. The Securities Exchange Commission sued Goldman Sachs for fraud today in connection with the mortgage-backed collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) it packaged and sold to investors.
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