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Finra proposes CARDS rule, marking next step in long journey of controversial program

Sep 30, 2014

Regulator's executive also discusses plans for broker bonus rule and IRA rollover allowances.

CRM startup Wealthbox earns financial backing from serial entrepreneur Steve Lockshin

Sep 30, 2014

Convergent Wealth Advisors chief also deploying the software for his new advisory firm.

Pimco flagship Total Return Fund loses top Morningstar rating

Sep 30, 2014

Research firm cites "uncertainty regarding outflows" and shuffled management as the reasons for downgrading Pimco's flagship fund.

Morgan Stanley wins back $3M bonus from insider trader

Sep 29, 2014

A Finra arbitration panel ordered Vladimir Eydelman to repay his former firm after he was fired in March amid charges of insider trading.

Brokers charged by state securities officials see prison time rise

Sep 29, 2014

Enforcement actions by NASAA members resulted in one-third-longer sentences last year over 2012.

RIA M&A deals picking up steam

Sep 29, 2014

Lot of discussions going on but commercial banks, insurance companies and international investors still on the sidelines.

First ETF to track emerging-markets real estate is launched

Sep 29, 2014

Guggenheim says the global rise of the middle class could yield returns for U.S. investors.

Why financial advisers still hate reverse mortgages

Sep 29, 2014

While a lifesaver for some clients, they remain a high-fee trap for many.

New Pimco Total Return bosses: “Bill Gross relied on us”

Sep 29, 2014

New three-person team at the world's largest bond fund says they can handle outflows and will rely on a similar strategy to the departed Bond King.

FSI offers long-term disability, life insurance to members

Sep 29, 2014

Program guarantees members coverage at a group rate FSI has secured as the plan sponsor.

No big price increases for Lincoln National annuities

Sep 29, 2014

CEO Dennis Glass lays out insurer's strategy for when interest rates rise.

Snowden quietly reaches $1B AUM milestone

Sep 29, 2014

As firm picks up $400 million UBS team, execs say it is fully capitalized and on its way to around 100 advisers in its partnership.

When disaster strikes

Sep 29, 2014

Investment advisers are required to have an emergency plan. Assuming you have one, have you really looked at what it says? Have you tested it? Do you know if it will work?

Gross' last defiance stuns Pimco, Allianz

Sep 29, 2014

Move to Janus was a complete surprise to company, bosses in Germany.

Bill Gross and the dying breed of mutual fund superstars

Sep 27, 2014

Once stars like Fidelity's Peter Lynch, Legg Mason's Bill Miller and Pimco's Bill Gross were deified by investors. But many of the most popular products are index funds and ETFs that have no managers at all.

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