Ritholtz: The Black Friday Hoax
Industry predictions of holiday sales range from wild guesses to complete fabrications, Barry Ritholtz writes.
OptionsXpress Sued by Life Settlements Group for Naked Short Selling
Life Partners says the options firm, now owned by Schwab, sold $5.5 million in counterfeit shares of its stock.
The Enduring Advisory Firm
The last three years were about surviving the here and now.
Oil, Budgets, GDP: Advisor Briefing for the Week of Feb. 21, 2011
U.S. markets are likely to be moved by the continuing unrest in Libya and the Persian Gulf and the continuing political arguments over not just the Federal budget for 2011 and 2012, but state budgets as well.
Recent M&A Activity Bodes Well For Merger Funds
Nov. 19, 2004 -- Prospects for funds that focus on mergers look good right now, observers say, because after a dry spell during the last three years, announced corporate takeovers and buyouts have picked up in recent months. Through November 9th, 6,891 acquisitions valued at $609.3 billion had been announced,...
Strengthening Those Bonds
Incapital finds advisors to be a receptive audienc