SEC Too Lax on Accountants, Commissioner Says
The growing SEC practice of settling financial reporting cases without fraud charges or suspensions is a "troubling trend," Commissioner Luis Aguilar says.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Citi Global Markets Fined $2 Million
In another action, an investor relations firms exec was charged with insider trading.
New Hire Roundup: Altegris Names Murphy Deputy CIO
Also in new hires, Lindsey and Lindsey adds Christina Lindsey Orta, and former Gov. David Paterson joins IFS Securities.
New Hire Roundup: Great-West Financial Names Manello CFO
Also in new hires, Treasury's Office of Financial Research added 11 new members to its financial research advisory committee.
Kenya’s Eurobond, Rwanda’s ‘Enthusiasm’ Seen as Big Investment Opportunities
Portfolio manager Peter Thoms says that young Rwandans are "determined to make something of their country" and that Kenya is aching for foreign cash.
Self-Directed Investors Increased ETF Allocations
Self-directed investors are opening up to ETFs in their retirement accounts, an analysis by Schwab found.
The Tech Revolution's Disruptions Begin
Keep an eye on tech-driven socioeconomic tensions.
New Hire Roundup: AIG Advisor Group Names Couch EVP of National Sales
Also in new hires, Atlanta-based Wealth & Pension Services Group has hired James Larson II as head of its new office in South Florida.
Chinese Communists More Market-Friendly Than U.S.: George Gilder
I sat down with the free-market conservative Gilder to discuss why his views appear to be “out of favor,” to put it in investment-speak.
High Speed, Low Drag: Combining High-Tech Risk Management With ETFs
Risk is the two-horned dilemma of financial advice.