FINRA Warns on Fake High-Interest CDs
FINRA investor alert provides list of red flags that indicate a fraudulent CD offer.
6 Bitcoin Risks for Investors: FINRA
FINRA on Tuesday warned investors of the top six reasons why buying and using a digital currency such as bitcoin can be risky.
10 Tips for a Successful Rollover: FINRA
FINRA reminds investors considering a retirement account rollover that due diligence can “keep your nest egg from suffering unnecessary cracks.”
FINRA Warns Investors About ‘Risky’ Private Placements
The alert comes two months after the SEC lifted a ban on advertising such investments, as required under the JOBS Act.
Scammers Salivate Over Americans’ Investing Ignorance
Many Americans lack an understanding of reasonable investment returns, leaving them vulnerable to fraudulent sales pitches, according to the FINRA Foundation.
Marijuana Stock Scams on the Rise
Now that medical marijuana is legal in 19 states, FINRA warns investors that scammers are capitalizing on its popularity.
FINRA: 6 Factors to Consider Before Investing in Alternative Funds
FINRA is warning investors about the risks of treating alternative mutual funds like traditional mutual funds, citing their more nontraditional investment holdings and more complex trading strategies.
SEC, FINRA: Beware Pension, Settlement Income Stream Deals
In a joint alert issued Thursday, the SEC and FINRA provide investors with information about what to do before buying or selling such rights and urge them to proceed with caution.
FINRA Warns on Bonds’ Duration Risk
FINRA issued an alert Thursday underscoring the importance of a bond’s duration risk in the current low-interest-rate environment.
Beware of Stock Scams Tied to ‘Natural’ Products, FINRA Warns
FINRA issued an Investor Alert warning investors about stock scams related to nutraceutical companies that sell fortified foods, energy drinks and “natural” medicines.