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Issue Date: January 13, 2013


AIG decision a boost for its reps

By Bruce Kelly

A decision by AIG's board not to sue the U.S. government for allegedly giving short shrift to the giant insurer in its 2008 bailout is good news for its network of independent broker-dealers.

Gaffney blazes her own trail

By Jason Kephart

Kathleen Gaffney is stepping out of the shadow of her former boss. In October, she abruptly quit Loomis Sayles & Co. LP, where her career began in the mid-1980s, to join Boston crosstown rival Eaton Vance Corp. The move caught

Journalist's book blisters advisers

By Liz Skinner

A new book that criticizes the financial advice industry is being panned by many advisers, but surprisingly, others agree with at least some of its conclusions. In “Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance


CFTC rule requires further scrutiny

A new Commodity Futures Trading Commission rule to harmonize certain CFTC and SEC mandates that apply to mutual funds investing in commodities is drawing criticisms.

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