6 Bad Athlete Charities
All that money and all those good intentions don’t make foundations immune from mismanagement. Maybe they should have hired better advisors.
New Hire Roundup: BlackRock Names Shedlin CFO
This week in new hires, Gary Shedlin was named CFO of BlackRock, and Mary Justice was named Seattle market leader for the Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank.
How Clients Can Secure Their Property: Lessons From Sandy
Given that many Sandy-stricken areas are still without power, how can property owners—whether business or homeowners—protect themselves against crime?
Buffett’s $8 Billion Trade Isn’t a Bet Against Munis: LPL’s Valeri
Warren Buffett’s sale of $8 billion in muni derivatives was a profitable trade, not a comment on the value of the muni market, says the LPL market strategist.
Advisor to the Stars Ken Starr Pleads Guilty to Ponzi Scheme
Financial advisor to the stars Kenneth Starr pleaded guilty Friday, September 10, to swindling his clients in a fraud case that involved the theft of millions of dollars from celebrity clients such as Uma Thurman and Al Pacino.
Madoff victim list released
It's what the world has been waiting for - or most likely dreading. The complete victim list from the Madoff debacle has been released, and...
Three Financial Aid Directors Fired
On Monday, May 21, 2007, Columbia University released its financial aid director, David Charlow, after documents became available showing that he promoted a student loan company in which he held a financial stake. Charlow had sent letters to parents and alumni on three occasions praising the lender--Student Loan Xpress.
The Gift of Yourself
It's a sun-splashed fall day and the upper reaches of Manhattan's Central Park are beckoning from across Fifth Avenue. Inside the stone and red-brick structure...
Boston Man's Alleged Trail of Deception May Reach an End
BOSTON (HedgeWorld.com)--For the past 10 years, Treyton L. Thomas has moved through life claiming to be a fabulously successful hedge fund manager, dispenser of political wisdom, philosopher, ace student and fountain of business insight. But according to civil charges filed Nov. 1 by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Thomas...