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July 11- U.S. regulators on Friday suspended trading in Cynk Technology Corp, citing possible market manipulation in the one-time penny stock whose market value rocketed within weeks from less than $20 million to more than $6 billion.
LONDON, June 11- Canny caution or bumbling oversight, the world's richest people have retained huge stockpiles of zero-yielding cash throughout the recent surge in financial asset prices.
June 4- Stifel Financial Corp said it would buy asset manager Legg Mason Inc's investment advisory unit to expand its wealth management business. Legg Mason's chief executive Joseph Sullivan, who was put at the helm in February last year, has been trying to reverse a long record of net quarterly withdrawals by customers tied to past performance problems.
June 4- Stifel Financial Corp said it would buy Legg Mason Investment Counsel& Trust Co from asset manager Legg Mason Inc for an undisclosed price. LMIC will become part of Stifel's global wealth management business. The deal is expected to close in the fall of 2014..
May 21- Asset manager Eaton Vance Corp's quarterly profit rose nearly 18 percent as it earned higher fees from its investment advisory and administrative services, sending its shares up more than 4 percent in early trading. Excluding items, Boston- based Eaton Vance earned 59 cents per share.
May 1- Asset manager Legg Mason Inc's quarterly profit more than doubled as operating expenses fell and investors poured more money into its funds. Legg Mason said total assets under management rose 3.3 percent to $701.8 billion as of March 31 from the preceding quarter. Legg Mason has witnessed net outflows in seven of the last ten quarters.
March 4- Asset manager Legg Mason Inc said it will buy privately held QS Investors, an adviser to institutional clients, to expand its portfolio of investment products. New York- based QS Investors has $4.1 billion assets under management and about $100 billion in assets under advisory, Legg Mason said in a statement on Tuesday.
March 4- Asset manager Legg Mason Inc said it will buy privately held QS Investors to expand its portfolio of investment products. New York- based QS Investors has $4.1 billion assets under management and about $100 billion in assets under advisory, Legg Mason said in a statement on Tuesday.
BOSTON, Feb 3- Investors are paying hefty fees for mutual funds that bill themselves as actively managed but in large part are mimicking a benchmark stock index.
Treasurys rose on month-end buying and lingering concerns about EM economies, putting safe-haven bonds on track to notch strong gains in January.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a steep drop at the start of trading on Wall Street Friday, ahead of fourth quarter earnings from Chevron and MasterCard.
A unit of asset manager Legg Mason will pay more than $21 million to settle civil cases with that accused the company of hiding losses from investors.
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