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  • Jun 18, 2013
    Commentary

    Death of the Small Broker-Dealer   6

    Over the past decade, a tremendous amount of pressure has been laid on the shoulders of the small broker-dealers of the securities industry. Like the iconic Willy Loman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, these small and/or independent brokerages are allotted a significantly shorter leash than they have been in years past......More
  • Apr 15, 2013
    Commentary

    Five Tips To Prevent A Suit Against a Stock Broker

    Times are great. The market is soaring. Stocks are generally doing well. And the woes of 2007 and 2008 are a faded memory. And, of course, all customers are singing the praises of their registered representatives – until the next crises....More
  • Dec 13, 2012
    blog

    FINRA’s “Present,” The Wells Notice: Is It Beatable?

    So, you go to your mailbox and receive a letter from FINRA or the SEC which is titled a Wells Notice. Is it the beginning of the end of your career? Far from it!...More
  • Nov 22, 2012
    blog

    Obama's Reelection - Buckle Up Broker

    In the wake of President Obama’s recent reelection, the nation is certain to face a bevy of changes....More
  • Oct 9, 2012
    blog

    The Government Finds Another Bank to Blame for the Housing Bubble

      More Demonizing the Banking System?   So, now the government is back at it. Blaming the housing bubble on every institution but itself (too much liquidity and Clinton’s Community Reinvestment Act are to blame. The scapegoat this week is Wells Fargo in the crosshairs. Here is a snippet from the WSJ: “The U.S. government filed a civil lawsuit against Wells Fargo & Co., accusing the biggest U.S. mortgage lender of behaving recklessly in issuing federally backed home loans....More
  • Sep 20, 2012
    blog

    SEC Nails a Financial Advisor for Insider Trading of Burger King Stock. And It's a Whopper. But What Is Insider Trading Anyway?

    Well, another theif buys the farm. I just don't know what gets into people. Why do people think --- not just in financial services, but in any field --- they can get away with cheating and theiving? Oh, yeah. It's called hubris.    ...More
  • Aug 18, 2012
    Commentary

    The Form U-5: Why New York Got It Wrong 1

    Richard Roth, Esq., of The Roth Law Firm, opines, now that the dust has settled on the controversial decision in Rosenberg, which deemed Form U-5 statements immune from defamation litigation, the New York courts simply got it all wrong....More
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