Big Private Equity Funds Gobble Up Most Money
There is a stark division in fundraising between first-time private equity fund managers and their more established counterparts.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: SEC Freezes Assets of Fugitive Investor in Fake Gold Bid
In other actions, a judge denied Houston hedge fund manager George Jarkesy Jr.'s plea to dismiss the SEC's fraud case against him.
FINRA Fines Barclays, Merrill, Goldman Over Inaccurate ‘Blue Sheet’ Data
FINRA fined the banks $1 million each for failing to provide complete and accurate information about trades performed by the firms and their customers.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q1 Earnings, 2014
This quarter saw surprising performance dips and peaks across the financial sector.
Trends Point to Growth & Stability
Developed nations are showing renewed signs of stability in output growth and employment, according to recent data from the International Monetary Fund. Meanwhile, the emerging markets of the world have hit an important milestone: Their combined gross domestic product now represents more than 50% of global production, a recent IMF...
Sallie Krawcheck, Booster of Women on Wall St.: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Sallie Krawcheck’s “real career” started “just shy of 30,” when she became a research analyst, she told IA in an interview.
New Hire Roundup: NASDAQ OMX Names Wittman Head of Equities
Also, Kira Bazile joined North Street Global as president, and Citi Private Bank announced changes in its family office leadership.
Motif Launches Products to Help Advisors Compete With Robo-Advisors
A “robo-advisor is a robo-allocator, they don’t really give advice," says Motif's Hardeep Walia.
The IA 25 for 2014
This is our 12th annual IA 25 list, bringing together the most influential people in and around the advisor industry.
Expanding the Efficient Frontier: Options-Based Strategies in Portfolios
Options can be a key tool in reducing volatility in client portfolios, particularly in fixed income. Here’s the evidence.