Tagged with "collateralized debt obligations"

Be Aware of Catastrophe Bonds

Posted on March 30th, 2020 at 4:48 PM
Be Aware of Catastrophe Bonds

Although not sold directly to individual investors, investors should be aware of catastrophe bonds and other event-linked securities, which can be part of their mutual funds, closed-end funds or other investments.  Highlighting the extreme risk that these bonds can carry, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) previously issued an Investor Alert regarding catastrophe bonds and other event-linked securities.

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CLOs Are The Biggest Buyers of Business Loans

Posted on June 10th, 2019 at 1:43 PM
CLOs Are The Biggest Buyers of Business Loans

Collateralized Loan Obligations or CLOs now are the biggest buyers of loans to non-investment grade businesses.  They hold about 60% of the debt of companies.  Buyers of CLOs include hedge funds, insurers, pensions, and other large investors.

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June 14, 2024
Wells Fargo Fires Employees for Faking Work

Wells Fargo & Co. recently terminated over a dozen employees following an investigation into allegations of fake work activities.

June 13, 2024
FINRA Struggles to Revise Outside Business Rules

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) attempt to update its rules on advisors’ outside business activities has stalled, according to Robert Colby, FINRA's chief legal officer.

June 12, 2024
Tax Court Denies Madoff Victims $8.2 Million Deduction

Victims of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, Christopher and Silvana Pascucci, cannot claim an $8.2 million tax deduction for their investment in life insurance premiums.