J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse to Pay Combined $400 Million Settlement for RMBS Violations
The SEC alleges that J.P. Morgan misstated information about the delinquency status of mortgage loans that provided collateral for an RMBS offering in which it was the underwriter, while Credit Suisse similarly failed to accurately disclose its practice of retaining cash for itself from the settlement of claims against mortgage...
Time to Consider Alternatives to Money-Market Funds
They’ve been go-to funds for decades, but in recent years just about everything in the investment world has changed and money funds are no exception.
Recruiting Activity Gathering Steam As FAs Embrace Wide Range of Options
Many brokers continued to move between the wirehouses in the late summer and early fall.
The Top Wealth Managers 2012 Profiles: No. 1—Treasury Partners/HighTower
At No. 1 on the list of Top Wealth Managers: Treasury Partners/HighTower, an independent firm within a firm.
Lehman’s Lessons: News Analysis
The natural human tendency is to think that markets are about money, but a look back at the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers should serve as a reminder that markets are fundamentally about morality.
Merrill to Pay Brazilian Heiress $3.6M
The case involves losses tied to unauthorized trading by a member of the Nasser family, a prominent banking family in Brazil.
The Top Wealth Managers 2012 Profiles: No. 4—Circle Wealth Management LLC
At No. 4 on the list of Top Wealth Managers: Circle Wealth Management, a group that searched for a new model, then created it.
The Top Wealth Managers 2012 Profiles: No. 6—Gresham Partners LLC
At No. 6 on the list of Top Wealth Managers: Gresham Partners, a long-haul organization.
Morgan Stanley Loses Two Teams, Ex-NFL Player to Barclays, Ameriprise
The New York group includes ex-Jets receiver Wayne Chrebet, while the New Haven team moves with close to $1 million in production.
Milevsky’s ‘The 7 Most Important Equations’: Book Review
Let me deal with the necessary disclaimers first: I am a huge fan of Moshe Milevsky, a prolific author and my colleague at Research magazine. That said, Professor Milevsky’s new book is a terrific read.