SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Reps Sold ETFs They Didn’t Understand
In other enforcement news, the SEC charged an energy firm and a stock promoter with defrauding investors about its oil reserves.
SEC Charges 4 for Manipulating Marijuana Company Stocks
The SEC Tuesday charged four promoters for manipulating the securities of several microcap companies, including marijuana-related stocks.
Why Endowment Funds Like Yale’s Are Doing Just Fine
There’s a reason endowment funds underperformed in the current bull market but outperform over market cycles. Here’s how Yale does it.
Banco do Brasil Sharia Fund Spurring Investor Interest
A growing Islamic market and a growing emerging market—what’s not to like?
Retirees Suffer as 401(k) Rollover Boom Enriches Brokers
A three-month Bloomberg investigation found that former employees at major companies say sales reps lured them into rolling their 401(k)s into unsuitable investments.
New Fund Capitalizes on Shale Oil Revolution
The shale oil boom is only growing, but the limited number of companies providing pipelines and storage facilities offer an opportunity to own "regulated monopolies."
Nigeria’s Revamped Economy Poses Big Growth, Big Concerns for Investors
Opportunities and pitfalls still await investors in a growing economy.
The New Cold War and Who Won't Win It
Russia faces a growing strategic and economic dilemma.
SEC Enforcement: Traders Used Wives’ Information to Make Insider Trades
Also in enforcement, Transamerica Financial Advisors was fined by the SEC for improperly calculating advisory fees and overcharging clients.
Why Azerbaijan’s Debut Eurobond Succeeded
Azerbaijan’s recent 1.25 billion euro, 10-year Eurobond did remarkably well — and not just because the largest nation in the Caucusus region has oil.