Private equity funds that specialize in real estate are attracting regulatory scrutiny over hiring that can boost the firm’s fees while sticking investors with higher expenses, Securities and...
October 16, 2015 | 03:52 pm
Extraordinary financial market volatility in the late summer has prompted the Securities and Exchange Commission to look into how exchange-traded products are sold and priced.
October 16, 2015 | 11:58 am
The U.S. government will hit its debt limit no later than Nov. 3, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said in a letter to Congress Thursday, calling on lawmakers to raise the debt ceiling “without...
October 15, 2015 | 02:20 pm
Money managers are less confident in near-term U.S. economic growth and more concerned about an emerging markets economic slowdown, said Northern Trust's quarterly investment manager survey released...
October 15, 2015 | 04:05 pm
J.P. Morgan Chase and Omega Advisors were among six firms sanctioned by the Securities and Exchange Commission over claims that they bet against companies’ stock shortly before participating in ...
October 14, 2015 | 03:36 pm
Money managers are increasingly skeptical of a 2015 U.S. interest rate hike, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s latest monthly fund manager survey found.
October 13, 2015 | 03:29 pm
UBS will pay $19.5 million to settle charges of improper offering materials for a proprietary foreign-exchange trading strategy, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Tuesday.
October 13, 2015 | 01:56 pm
W. Thomas Reeder Jr. was confirmed as director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. by the Senate on Thursday.
October 09, 2015 | 02:26 pm
The Federal Open Market Committee's decision at its Sept. 16-17 meeting to keep federal interest rates at zero to 0.25% came as a result of concerns about global economic growth and overall financial ...
October 08, 2015 | 03:56 pm
The Blackstone Group will pay $39 million to settle charges that accelerated monitoring fees and legal fee discounts benefiting the firm were not fully disclosed to investors, who will get $28.8...
October 07, 2015 | 04:06 pm
Three former Securities and Exchange Commission chairmen called Tuesday for the agency to develop a fiduciary rule.
October 06, 2015 | 03:40 pm
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to revisit the federal insider trading case against hedge fund managers Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson, whose convictions were overturned in December by the 2nd ...
October 05, 2015 | 04:01 pm
Retirement plan service providers and consultants will storm Capitol Hill on Oct. 20 to remind members of Congress of the role the private-sector retirement system plays in the national economy and...
October 05, 2015
Women could get more support from the men in Congress with the just-launched Men for Women Caucus in the House of Representatives.
October 05, 2015
Institutional investors must have scratched their heads at the remarks of Jacob J. Lew, secretary of the Treasury Department, a few weeks before the beginning of the recent turmoil in the markets.