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[15 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 4,020 views]
Video: How can investors review the background of a stockbroker or investment adviser?

In this video, Jason M. Kueser discusses how investors can research the background of stockbrokers and/or financial advisors.

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[8 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 27,943 views]
Video: What are the typical causes of action in securities law cases?

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In this video, Jason M. Kueser discusses typical causes of action in securities cases. These typical actions are: (1) fraud, (2) securities fraud, (3) breach of fiduciary duty, (4) breach of contract, (5) violation of state securities laws, (6) violation of federal securities laws, and (7) negligence.
This video is provided for informational purposes only and nothing contained herein is or should be constituted as legal advice. If you have questions related to any legal topic, you …

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[7 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 4,475 views]
Video: What is Investment Fraud?

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This video is provided for informational purposes only and nothing contained herein is or should be constituted as legal advice. If you have questions related to any legal topic, you should consult with an attorney and should not rely solely upon information provided via the internet. All content provided on this blog are subject to the Disclaimer at the bottom of the page.

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[6 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 3,678 views]
Video: What is securities fraud?

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This video is provided for informational purposes only and nothing contained herein is or should be constituted as legal advice. If you have questions related to any legal topic, you should consult with an attorney and should not rely solely upon information provided via the internet. All content provided on this blog are subject to the Disclaimer at the bottom of the page.

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[1 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 2,474 views]
FINRA Arbitration Statistics – December 2010

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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently released its arbitration statistics for the month/year ended December 2010.
For the year, there were 20% fewer cases filed (5,680 v. 7,137 in 2009) and there were 6,241 cases closed (a 37% increase over 2009). Of these cases, 22% were resolved by arbitration hearing, 52% were resolved by direct settlement between the parties, 10% were resolved through mediation, and 16% of cases were either withdrawn or resolved through “other” method.
Results for investors also improved …

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[23 Sep 2009 | No Comment | 9,341 views]
Securities Arbitration In the News – Could Arbitration Help You Recover Investment Losses?

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From SecuritiesArbitrationBlawg.com:
US News & World Report published an article today written by Rob Silverblatt. The article was entitled “Could Arbitration Help You Recover Investment Losses.” The author interviewed several attorneys who practice in the area (unfortunately, the author of this blog was not one of them) and discussed patterns and trends in securities arbitration filings. The article also noted the fact that concerns related to the arbitration process have caused politicians to push the Arbitration Fairness Act (AFA) through Congress. …

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[12 Aug 2009 | 2 Comments | 6,970 views]
Message To Investors: Do Not Ignore Losses in Your Accounts

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From Investment Fraud Blawg, Securities Fraud Blawg, and Stockbroker Fraud Blawg:
According to a recent article on InvestmentNews.com, a study commissioned by Charles Schwab revealed that a significant percentage of investors are unaware of the losses sustained in their accounts. To make matters worse, more than one-third of the investors surveyed did not know which mutual funds they owned and less than one-third spoke with their financial advisor or stockbroker on a regular basis.
In the article, a Charles Schwab executive was …

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[31 Jul 2009 | No Comment | 1,816 views]

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From Investment Fraud Blawg, Securities Fraud Blawg, and Stockbroker Fraud Blawg:
Earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal reported that while the four major Wall Street brokerage firms experienced an outflow of $8 billion of assets in 2008, Registered Investment Advisers brought in more than $108 billion in new assets during the same period. This activity likely reflects a shift in investor preference from transaction-based broker relationships to fiduciary relationships.
Investors generally choose to have their financial affairs handled by someone they …

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