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Bond Substitutes | Vernon Litigation Group

DANGERS OF BOND SUBSTITUTES In the past, we have lamented that the low interest rate environment created by the federal government (after the 2008 financial crisis) massively punished the financially prudent Americans by destroying their ability to achieve returns on low risk bonds.   Many of these prudent investors were retirees born near or around the time of the great depression.  As a result, given their upbringing and the events of […]

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Morgan Stanley’s IPO? Uber’s loss… | Vernon Litigation Group

May 21, 2019 / IPO , Tags: , , , ,

THE UBER IPO HIGHLIGHTS THE EXTENT OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST THAT REMAIN IN THE SECURITIES INDUSTRY We could write for days about the UBER IPO and the underwriting syndicate of bookrunners led by Morgan Stanley. However, this article is focused on the abuse and conflicts of interest by the brokerage firms who pushed the UBER IPO on their own financial advisors and their own client base. Initial Public Offerings such […]

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