Enforcement Roundup: Barclays, Traders Fined $488M for Energy Market Manipulation
Among recent enforcement actions, the SEC fined Rajat Gupta $13.9 million for tipping off Raj Rajaratnam, and FERC fined Barclays and four of its former traders a combined $487.9 million for manipulating energy markets.
What a Pretzel Entrepreneur, a Navy Widow and an Ex-Rep All Need From Their Advisors
A consumer panel moderated by Barbara Roper at TDAI's fiduciary summit featured three situations requiring top-notch financial advice. Did the panelists receive it?
Are U.S. Stocks Overvalued?
To answer that, it's good to review key indicators, like the Shiller P/E ratio, and their recent history, experts say.
JPMorgan Tops M&A Charts for Q1
BofA comes in third as Morgan Stanley sees its mergers business drop, according to Mergermarket.
4 Ways to Hedge Against a Stock Market Correction
With recent highs going ever higher, there are several strategies for advisors and clients to consider.
Warren Buffett to Become Major Goldman Shareholder
The deal saves Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway billions in costs and lets Goldman maintain the accretion to its stock price.
Buffett on Berkshire’s 2012: ‘Subpar It Was’
In his annual letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett admitted disappointment in his company’s 2012 performance, including the bad news that Berkshire stock underperformed the benchmark S&P 500 index.
SEC Enforcement Roundup: Swiss Accounts Frozen Ahead of Berkshire Hathaway Heinz Buy
The SEC also filed charges recently for exploiting an immigration program, and fraud charges related to a purported clean energy company.
Top 10 Mega-Wealthy Donors in 2012
The donors on The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s 2013 Philanthropy 50 committed a total of $7.4 billion to charity in 2012. Three of the top five philanthropists were couples under 40.
An Advisor’s Investment Journey Into The Promised Land
It was for years a truth universally acknowledged that New York Jews retired to Florida. But in recent times, that dynamic has changed and more and more people have been eschewing the Sunshine State for another destination: Israel.