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Sense on Cents Media Appearances

Posted by Larry Doyle on January 17th, 2011 9:22 PM |

I believe one of the highest hurdles we face in an attempt to elevate the level of ‘sense on cents’ within our nation is the very fact that we live ‘in the moment and for the moment.’ How can we achieve a greater sense of perspective on the shortcomings and failings we have had in the past so we can recognize them in the future?

Perhaps even more importantly, how can we simply be more aware of past failings so we can more effectively navigate the economic landscape? Should we rely strictly on our financial media, our financial regulators, and our political operatives to protect our interests? Do not be so naive. We have to do better than that. We need to take personal control and pay personal attention to our own well being. How can we do that? Welcome to Sense on Cents.

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SEC Probe of Money Managers Should Also Include FINRA

Posted by Larry Doyle on September 13th, 2010 10:11 AM |

In reading a Bloomberg commentary this morning, I could not help but think that policy implementations the SEC would like to impose upon money managers also need to be imposed in retrospect upon its regulatory kin at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  Let’s navigate. Bloomberg writes, SEC Probes Money Managers for Conflicts in Choosing Hedge Funds:

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, stepping up its oversight of investment advisers, is examining whether asset managers that channel money to hedge funds are acting in investors’ best interest.

The agency asked money managers for information about their “due diligence” in selecting alternative investments such as hedge funds, private equity and venture-capital funds, according to a letter from the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations obtained by Bloomberg News.

Longtime readers of Sense on Cents are well aware that in my reading and review of FINRA’s 2007 Annual Report (embedded in this link), I asked for information and disclosures regarding FINRA’s own internal investment portfolio. (more…)






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