I received a call yesterday from an “unknown” caller ID with an “unknown” number. I answered it. Lucky for me, it was Rich Pollan of Morgan Wilshire Securities, Inc. I knew I would be entertained. Rich “reminded” me that we […]
Articles by " Marc Dobin"
Today’s contestant in “Is Marc Dobin an idiot?” is Larry Scott from the venerable (not) firm of Salomon Whitney Financial. Larry’s claim to fame is two criminal disclosures on his Brokercheck report (both for marijuana possession) and working for a […]
OK, so it’s been a while. What with Thanksgiving, Hannukah, Christmas, New Years and a family trip, I wasn’t that focused on sharing my thoughts with the world. But today something struck me. On Wall Street reported that a broker in Washington […]
Insurance is in the news. Suzanne Barlyn writes in Reuters that our friends at PIABA want insurance to be mandatory. Their solution to the unavailability of insurance? Don’t do the business. My problem with this is that FINRA seems committed to […]
Suleman Din at On Wall Street reports that an Ameriprise broker, David Tysk, managed to keep his career, and his job, even though he was found to have committed a “capital” offense. According to the FINRA Hearing Panel decision, Mr. Tysk […]
A single AAA arbitrator denied all claims for relief against Fonu2, Inc., a publicly-held company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Summit Trading, Ltd., a Bahamian company owned by the Weast Family Trust, filed an arbitration related to a Consulting Agreement entered into […]