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  • BlackRock’s got a problem

    The asset manager’s got a lot a good things going for it but one particular area of its business could be in a for little turmoil

  • Time to upset the Apple cart

    Smartphones sales are plateauing and that means the powers that be in Cupertino are searching for new ways to drive revenues and they just might have found one

  • Barclays divests index business

    In a move to further trim its non-core operations the bank has sold some of the Lehman Brothers assets it acquired in the financial meltdown of 2008

  • Infamous pharma founder pinched for securities fraud

    The man who jacked up the price of a life-saving pill has been charged for his role in a complicated shell game

  • Advisors weigh credit markets

    An expert on credit risk believes financial advisors are wise to consider ratcheting down the risk taken for clients because it’s likely unnecessary

  • Women still falling short on networking

    While women working in financial services are making great strides when it comes to growing their networks there’s more that can be done to advance the cause says one CEO with a vested interest

  • Shifting fund gears to a global perspective

    One wealth management firm has shaken up its Blue Chip Fund lineup, looking to widen its reach from the North American market

  • Double-digit losses puts advisor on firing line

    A billionaire investor whose successes are legendary is quietly suffering a down year like no other and that naturally has client second-guessing the relationship

  • Valeant executive bolts

    In the most recent example of how bad things have gotten at the pharmaceutical giant, an executive who’s been there less than three months is moving on much earlier than expected suggesting its best days might be behind it

  • An asset class that puts stocks to shame

    As advisors look to diversify client portfolios away from stocks there’s one area in alternatives that shouldn’t be overlooked