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March 14, 2012
Research In Motion Ltd. Ticker:(RIM) shares have lost more than 90 percent of their value since mid-2008. That hasn't stopped a surge in bets that the stock will sink further as the BlackBerry maker prepares to report earnings. Short interest...
March 13, 2012
Few financial advisers have used social media (do not insert period yet) as successfully as Josh Brown, also known by many as The Reformed Broker. He has thousands of followers on Twitter (19,206 as of 1pm today, to be exact) and expands his...
February 13, 2012
Some advisers have adopted social media strategies that have now actually translated into new business. Here's how.
February 8, 2012
The initial public offering market has been on a tear lately, but the level of hype around Facebook Inc.’s upcoming IPO should serve as a sign of caution to investors, according to Josef Schuster, chief executive of IPOX Capital Management...
February 2, 2012
Wealthy investors aren't clamoring for a piece of Facebook Inc. (FB)'s initial public offering because some own the stock through private transactions while others shy away from risky technology deals, according to advisers. “It's kind of...
January 5, 2012
Investment advisers should examine the effectiveness of social-media compliance programs, the SEC said yesterday in a risk alert. The alert was based on findings from recent SEC adviser examinations and came as the Securities and Exchange Commission...
January 4, 2012
The SEC has filed a cease-and-desist order against an Illinois man who called himself a registered investment adviser and a representative of a broker-dealer online and used social media in an attempt to scam gullible investors. Anthony Fields,...
December 30, 2011
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has backed away from a proposal that would have required broker-dealers to file social-media postings with the regulator. In an update to a package of proposed communications rules filed with...
December 19, 2011
Long before there was social media, advisers took to the airwaves to get their messages out. Stanley H. Molotsky started the “Molotsky Money Hour” on radio stations near the Southern New Jersey headquarters of his advisory firm, The SHM...
November 23, 2011
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's internal watchdog has come under scrutiny for comments he made in a 75-minute videotaped interview about the agency and the stock market to a man who markets a “crash-proof retirement” plan through...
November 2, 2011
While it'll never compete with Justin Bieber, one financial planner's You Tube post on financial standards of client care has become an unlikely hit. (Watch video below) In “Top 7 Things Your Wall Street Broker Doesn't Want You to Know,”...
August 16, 2011
Financial advisers who aren't social networking are losing potential customers, especially among the affluent, according to a survey of wealthy investors. These investors may consider an adviser or provider to be “behind the times” if they...
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