Second BD halts ARC sales

Broker-dealer moves after National Planning Holdings puts kibosh on ARC nontraded REIT sales in wake of $23 million accounting mishap at Nick Schorsch's ARCP.

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Advisers helping business owners examine tax strategies, or dealing with their own tax burdens, should look at whether another state might offer better treatment. Where does your state fall?

Gross' Pimco exit highlights risk of 'star manager' funds

Blog - On today's Breakfast with Benjamin menu, Bill Gross' Pimco exit is changing the way we look at star fund managers, Japan's latest stimulus plan triggers a market rally, watching out for those mutual fund tax burdens, and more.

National Planning Holdings halts sales of Schorsch REITs

After Nicholas Schorsch's giant traded REIT, American Realty Capital Properties, revealed a big accounting debacle, one large broker-dealer network temporarily put a stop to sales of one of Mr. Schorsch's nontraded REITs.

LPL CEO: Sorry for the compliance problems

Mark Casady apologizes to LPL Financial shareholders for compliance missteps as company takes hit to third-quarter profits. (See also: LPL's regulatory hit list)

Bogle takes fresh swipe at active management

Blog - On Thursday's Breakfast with Benjamin menu: John Bogle says retirement plans will suffer under active management fees. Plus: Cheap oil's fallout hits gold prices, media hype overstates the Fed's taper tap-out, and more.

Schorsch downplays $23M accounting debacle

Nicholas Schorsch downplayed the impact a $23 million accounting error that will be reportedly investigated by the SEC.

Did Schwab just sound the robo death knell?

Robo-advisers say they aren't worried about Schwab's new entrant but one market analyst isn't so sure the young industry can hold up against the giant household name.

Schorsch's ARCP discloses accounting errors; CFO out

The chief financial officer and chief accounting officer of the Nicholas Schorsch-controlled real estate giant are out after company uncovers $23M in accounting errors in recent financial statements that it says were intentionally not fixed.

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