Industry News Archive

Eaton Vance Taps iShares Pro For Chief Marketing Role
1/29/2010 3:18:20 PM Fund Action

  Paul Nobile   Eaton Vance has hired Paul Nobile from BlackRock 's iShares unit as its chief marketing officer, filling a role that has been vacant since last... Read More

Chi-X Sees Opportunity In European Auctions
1/29/2010 2:14:07 PM Wall Street Letter

Chi-X Europe is weighing the possibility of implementing auctions at the market open and close. Denzil Jenkins , director of regulation for Chi-X Europe, said the multi-lateral trading... Read More

Healthcare Research Firm Hiring
1/29/2010 1:54:07 PM Wall Street Letter

--Meredith Lepore Favus Institutional Research , an independent healthcare research firm, is looking to bring on a handful of analysts and sales staff over the next few... Read More

TABB Group: Buyside Embraces CSAs
1/29/2010 1:52:07 PM Wall Street Letter

--Meredith Lepore Buy-side trading desks are making greater use of commission sharing arrangements as unbundling increases, according to a new study by TABB Group . Buy-side desks do... Read More

NYPA Scopes Hudson Transmission Acquisition
1/29/2010 1:38:04 PM Power Finance & Risk

The New York Power Authority is considering buying Hudson Transmission Partners ' $500 million, eight-mile 345 kV transmission line when construction is completed this year. The... Read More

Case Sparks Mutual Fund Insider Warning
1/29/2010 10:01:13 AM Compliance Reporter

Mutual fund companies should consider tightening their grip on material, non-public information about the funds they operate. The warning comes from Douglas Scheidt , associate director... Read More

Archstone Foreclosing on D.C. Apartments
1/29/2010 8:37:12 AM Real Estate Finance

Archstone , a mezzanine lender on Senate Square Apartments in Washington D.C., is foreclosing on the 432-unit property currently owned by Abdo Development and has set a... Read More

Borrowers Get A Little Help From The Tax Man
1/29/2010 8:35:13 AM Real Estate Finance

A little noticed tax law change is poised as being a big help to borrowers. Outside of the accounting world, however, the newly revamped Section 108(i) of the Internal Revenue Code... Read More

Kohl Target-Date Bill Not Likely Before March
1/28/2010 4:10:28 PM Fund Action

--Stan Wilson Senate Aging Committee Chairman Herbert Kohl (D-Wisc.) is unlikely to introduce target-date fund legislation before March. He has almost completed... Read More

Money Fund Labeling Issue May Return
1/28/2010 4:08:28 PM Fund Action

--Stan Wilson Securities and Exchange Commission staff has for now given up on trying to differentiate between institutional and retail money market funds.... Read More