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.
New Hire Roundup: Altegris Names Murphy Deputy CIO
Also in new hires, Lindsey and Lindsey adds Christina Lindsey Orta, and former Gov. David Paterson joins IFS Securities.
DOL Fiduciary Survey ‘Bogus,’ Advocate Warns Lawmakers
Foes of a revised DOL fiduciary rule are using a survey showing a harmful impact to win senators to their side, an industry official says.
Securities America Buys BD Assets From Kansas City Life
The deal with Sunset Financial Services Inc. is expected to add 268 reps and about $2.4 billion in client assets to Securities America.
New Hire Roundup: Janus Capital Adds Scholes, Alankar
Also in new hires, the SEC announced that Thomas Krysa has been named associate regional director for enforcement in its Denver office.
Securities America to Add 60 Reps, $950M in Assets
CEO Nagengast says the firm is eager to strike more deals with smaller broker-dealers.
Dow Average Tops 17,000 as Payrolls Rise Amid ECB Plans
Records set for Dow industrials, S&P after Labor Dept. reports 288,000 new jobs in June and Mario Draghi reveals European stimulus plans.
New Hire Roundup: Hedge Fund Association Names Regional Co-Directors
Also in new hires, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, announced that Zach Rudisill will assume the role of tax counsel on his staff.
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.
As Student Debt Hits $1.2 Trillion, Senate to Debate Loan Refinancing Bill
The Senate will debate next week a bill from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to allow students to refinance their loans.