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Gatekeepers Ordered to Pay Nearly $1 Million in Monetary Remedies for Microcap Shell Factory Fraud

(HedgeCo.Net) Broker-dealer Spartan Securities Group, LTD., transfer agent, Island Capital Management LLC, d/b/a Island Stock Transfer and two of their principals, Carl E. Dilley and Micah J. Eldred, were ordered to pay nearly $1 million in monetary remedies in connection […]

White House hits back at Amazon’s Bezos after Biden inflation spat

(CNBC) The White House on Monday hit back at Amazon founder Jeff Bezos after he took a swipe at President Joe Biden in a series of tweets over the weekend for his comments on inflation. The exchange began Friday when […]

Stock futures bounce as investors assess start of new quarter, bond market recession indicator

(CNBC) Stock futures rose early Thursday as investors assessed a new quarter of trading and a troublesome bond market recession indicator. Investors were also awaiting the official jobs report for March, which the Labor Department will release at 8:30 a.m. […]

Former Financial Advisor Charged with Stealing $5.8 Million from Client

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged German Nino, a former securities broker and investment adviser representative for UBS Financial Services Inc., with stealing $5.8 million from a long-standing client. The SEC’s complaint alleges that Nino, of Weston, Florida, […]

Investors should brace for positive but below average returns in 2022, says Pictet’s Paolini

(Hedgeweek) The outlook is still good for investors, says Luca Paolini, chief strategist at Pictet Asset Management. To read this article:

SEC Charges Financial Adviser with Stealing Investor Funds to Pay Off Credit Cards, Buy Gold Coins

(HedgeCo.Net) The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former New Jersey broker and investment adviser representative with stealing nearly $3 million from his advisory clients and brokerage customers, which he used to buy gold coins and other precious […]

Barclays CEO Staley departs after Epstein probe

(Reuters) Barclays Chief Executive Jes Staley is leaving the bank after a dispute with British financial regulators over how he described his ties with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. To read this article:

Ford shatters Wall Street’s earnings expectations, raises guidance for the year on new vehicle demand

(CNBC) Ford Motor nearly doubled Wall Street’s earnings expectations and slightly beat revenue projections for the third quarter, leading the automaker to increase its annual guidance for the second time this year. Here’s how Ford performed versus what Wall Street […]

Hedge funds score taper trade hat trick:

(Reuters) Ahead of the Fed’s policy meeting last week, hedge funds sold Treasuries, positioned for a steeper 2s/10s yield curve, and increased their bullish bets on the dollar. Going by markets’ initial reaction to the Fed’s hawkish turn, the combination […]

Inflation will be the sizzling topic for markets in the week ahead

(CNBC)With fresh evidence the labor market is on the mend, investors’ focus shifts to inflation in the coming week and whether it will continue to heat up or show signs of abating. There is a series of inflation data expected: […]

SEC Shuts Down Fraudulent Mother-Son Offering Involving Purported Supercomputer

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced an emergency action and obtained a temporary restraining order and asset freeze to halt an alleged ongoing offering fraud by Las Vegas-based Profit Connect Wealth Services Inc., Las Vegas resident Joy I. […]

SEC Charges Investment Advisers with Cherry Picking, Obtains Asset Freeze

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an asset freeze and other emergency relief, and filed fraud charges, against a Miami, Florida investment professional and two investment firms for engaging in an alleged “cherry picking” scheme in which they […]