The reverse churning comes in when the client is in a wrap program, despite being a low-volume trader.
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Raoul Weil, who once ran UBS AGs global wealth-management business, referred to accounts hidden by U.S. clients from the IRS as toxic waste, a witness at his tax-conspiracy trial said.
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Corporate tax reform is likely to be a priority for Congress and the Obama administration no matter which party has control of the Senate after the midterm elections, said tax experts and congressional observers who, nevertheless, differ on how this might impact municipal bonds.
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The IRS has released its new contribution levels for tax-deferred savings plans in 2015 -- and the higher dollar figures may mean more to clients right now than in other years, says CFP/CPA planner Karl Schwartz.
Millennials are becoming more proactive about retirement planning, according to the semiannual 401(k) Wellness Scorecard report from Bank of America.
Lawmakers could simply raise the level to, say, $100 billion, but that would only help a small handful of banks and not address the underlying concerns.
Janus Capital Group Inc., the firm that hired bond legend Bill Gross last month, is positioned to pick up client deposits as his move sets an enormous amount of money in motion, said Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Weil.
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Despite a decrease in profit in its wealth management division, Credit Suisse Group, Switzerlands second-biggest bank, reported third-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as revenue from trading fixed- income products soared.
Ex-LPL advisor Jeb Bashaw's new job falls through; trial lawyer says problems stemmed from private placement sales.
The average tax refund in 2014 was $2,696, up 1.5 percent from the average refund of $2,656 in 2013, according to a new report on how well the Internal Revenue Service operated last tax season.
Richard Davis, the head of U.S. Bancorp, is generally known for conservative, reliable guidance, but he is sticking by his rosy forecast for 2015 despite an economy with a lot of question marks and his bank's flat third-quarter performance.
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Older middle-class Americans in their 50s are more likely to lack confidence in their retirement preparedness, with almost half fearing they haven't saved enough.