PIMCO’s Gross Used $45 Billion in Derivatives to Lift Fund Gain
Bill Gross is relying on derivatives rather than Janet Yellen to raise his returns on government bonds.
SEC Cracks Down on 19 Firms, 1 Trader for Short Selling Prior to Stock Offerings
An SEC dragnet of short sellers has hauled in 19 firms and one trader, costing the violators $9 million in disgorgement, interest and penalties.
Calpers’ Hedge Fund Exit Stemmed From Challenge to Expand Assets
Pension plan's decision to divest $4 billion from hedge funds came after officials concluded the program couldn’t be expanded enough to justify the costs.
WBI Investments Launches 10 ETFs, Attracts $1 Billion-Plus in Assets
WBI’s Don Schreiber says actively managed ETFs are the “next frontier” for ETF growth.
Camardas Amend Court Filing to Block Client List From CFP Board
The move comes shortly after the CFP Board filed a motion asking the Camardas to hand over client information, which raised questions about privacy rules.
Morgan Stanley, Raymond James Add $1M-Plus Reps, Team
Baird hires a branch manager from Wells Fargo in Philadelphia.
FINRA Enforcement: HFP Capital Markets Expelled From FINRA for Note Fraud
FINRA also censured Saddle River, New Jersey-based Felix Investments.
15 Worst Cities for Retirees
Looking for a place to retire? Put these cities at the bottom of your list, WalletHub says.
CFP Board Request for Camardas' Client List Raises Eyebrows
The latest filing in the CFP Board/Camarda legal tussle is raising some questions about privacy rules, Brian Hamburger of MarketCounsel says.
Top Portfolio Products: WBI Launches 10 ETFs
Other new products include 10 bundled services for life settlements from AVS Group.