PIMCO's Gross Used $45 Billion Derivatives to Lift Fund Gain
Bill Gross is relying on derivatives rather than Janet Yellen to raise his returns on government bonds.
Knut Calls Out the Brokerage Industry on Fiduciary Standard
Knut Rostad makes the case why a fiduciary standard for all financial is more important than ever today.
Beatty Begins 1-Year Term as NASAA President
William Beatty will focus on senior financial abuse and new electronic state filing of Form D for Rule 506 offerings.
New Digital Currency Council to Establish Best Practices
The former CEO of the Institute for Private Investors has just launched the Digital Currency Council.
When Active ETFs Aren't Really Active
Because of the SEC's approval of transparent, actively managed ETFs, advisors can now select from an increasing array of passively and actively managed ETFs for building and maintaining client portfolios.
9 Reasons Why Economy Stinks, According to Alan Greenspan
The former Fed chief sees a bunch of reasons why the economy won't kick into high gear, and none of them has a simple fix.
FINRA Mulls Revised Broker Bonus Plan
FINRA plans to consider on Sept. 19 a revised recruitment practices proposal that looks to omit the controversial retention deal aspect of the original plan.
SEC Enforcement: Balmy Belize No Refuge for Stock Scammers
In another action, a Massachusetts-based biotech company and its former CEO have been charged with defrauding investors
Guidelines for Best Fiduciary Practices Set by Institute
The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard's new whitepaper focuses on the premises and principles that should be the basis for best fiduciary practices.
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.