Continuing its rapid expansion, CapTrust Financial Advisors, a large Raleigh, S.C. registered that serves private and institutional investors, acquired Freedom One Financial Group. Freedom One provides retirement plan and investment advisory services to companies in emerging markets.
Greetings and welcome to the J. C. Penney Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Earnings Conference Call. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Kristin Hays, Vice President of Investor Relations for J. C. Penney. Thank you. Ms. Hays, you may begin.
Among Vikram Pandit's last jobs as Citigroup Inc.'s chief executive officer was to decide the fate of the bank's hedge-fund unit, which employs some of his oldest colleagues. He agreed to give them most of it for free.
Not too long ago, the state of Illinois made room for brokers under its 529 umbrella by providing options that carry a commission. I like the idea of having both no-load and load options in 529 plans. So, let?s see: Illinois has made room for high-powered banks ( Citigroup C), elected officials ...