The Madoff scorecard

Victims of the most infamous Ponzi scheme lost $17.5 billion but this week, recoveries reached $10 billion. The cost of liquidating the con man's defunct investment advisory firm has topped $1 billion but his former clients aren't footing the bill.

'A' share mutual funds getting slammed

Mutual funds with sales charges and distribution fees are on pace for their fifth and possibly largest-ever year of redemptions.

$2.1 billion in assets leaves Merrill Lynch

Merrill loses two big advisers, as a $1.5 billion adviser to the ultra-wealthy jumped to UBS, and a $600 million manager joined Stifel.

The overlooked economics of immigration

Blog - On Friday's Breakfast with Benjamin, the immigration issue President Obama isn't ready to talk about. Plus: Morgan Stanley's wealth management riddle, chilly weather heats up commodities, and an honest look at Wall Street's culture of dishonesty.

Millionaires: Fend for yourselves, says SEC's Gallagher

Commissioner says that the private market is working just fine and that the effort to revise the accredited-investor standard is a waste of time.

Using YouTube to land new clients

Gallery - A roadmap for advisers looking to begin using YouTube to help attract and retain new clients.

Supersized IRAs are here to stay

Blog - On Thursday's Breakfast with Benjamin menu, the Government Accountability Office solves the riddle of the multimillion-dollar IRA. Plus: Oil stocks bounce on the Senate's Keystone 'no' vote, seniors can't wait for Social Security, and strippers pose a threat to the '1099 economy.'

Ex-Schwab broker barred for $1M office supply heist

Former rep purchased office equipment through the firm's order system without authorization, then sold them to individuals, Finra alleged.

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