Is the SEC’s New Plain English Disclosure Form Understandable to Investors?

Top Investment Fraud Attorney, Jake Zamansky, Analyzes SEC Disclosure Readability SEC Form CRS Describes the Broker-Customer Relationship Form CRS Does Not Address Investment Risk or Broker Background Investors Need to Do Their Own Due Diligence Note: This post was featured in Seeking Alpha on 10/31/2019.  I’ve worked as an investment fraud attorney representing harmed and …

Leading Securities Litigation Consultants Analyze YES Losses

Financial Expert Analyzes Root of YES Investment Losses Zamansky, LLC has been an active participant in the investigations of UBS and other investment firms regarding their sales of the yield enhancement strategy (YES) investment strategy. Featured in news mediums such as The Wall Street Journal, Zamansky LLC represents investors as they file arbitration claims to …

Yield Chasing Investors Are Jumping into to the Deep End

Yield Chasing Investors Are Buying  Riskier Credits Sales of Junk Rated Bonds and Risky Structured Products Are Booming Retail Investors Could Get Burned By High Yield Credits   With the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates, investors and savers have gotten carried away with tantalizing yields on riskier products. Indeed, investors are buying “hundreds of millions …

Zamansky LLC Investigates Harvest Volatility Management CYES Investments

Zamansky LLC: Investment Fraud Attorneys for Claims Involving Collateral Yield Enhancement Strategy (CYES) Investments Our attorneys are currently investigating claims that Harvest Volatility Management Collateral engaged in fraudulent sales of collateral yield enhancement strategy (“Harvest CYES”) investments to clients of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management (“Merrill Lynch”). Merrill Lynch is the broker-dealer division of Bank of …

Volatility Investors Beware: A Storm is Brewing

Volatility Investors Vulnerable to Losses Just as hurricane Dorian has devastated parts of the Bahamas, retail investors are potentially facing a volatility storm. Indeed, UBS and Merrill Lynch investors whose portfolios are exposed to volatility sensitive yield enhancement options strategies are particularly vulnerable. Volatility investors may be glad to see the wild swings of August go, …

Lawsuits Against UBS and Others for Yield Enhancement Strategy Losses Continue to Gain Momentum

News of YES Losses and Arbitration Increases in Financial Media Circuits It’s no secret that investors have been unhappy with their purchase of yield enhancement strategy (YES) and iron condor investment options. Though clients were promised a safe and stable financial investment by their broker, the results of these purchases were anything but financial gains. …

Zamansky, LLC Featured in Wall Street Journal for YES Lawsuit Representation

Zamansky, LLC: Protecting Clients with Yield Enhancement Strategy Losses Investors and those who follow financial news may have become aware of the increase in lawsuits forming against UBS, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and other brokerage and advisory firms. Backlash against these companies is escalating due to the sale of yield enhancement strategies (YES). Promised to …

Market Volatility May Be The New Normal

Note: This blog post was also posted in Seeking Alpha on 8/12/19.  The market is bouncing wildly, and that should make Mom and Pop investors pause and take note. The S&P 500 hit new highs in mid-July, reaching 3,000. Then on Monday, it had its worst day of the year, losing 3% to close trading …

Riot Blockchain Announces “Material Weaknesses” in Financial Reporting Controls and Says It “May Never Become Profitable”

Riot Blockchain, a publicly-traded Bitcoin and Litecoin mining company previously known as Bioptix, recently announced that its auditors had found “material weaknesses” in the company’s internal controls for financial reporting. The cryptocurrency company, which reported holding more than $41.6 million in cash at the end of 2017, also reported that it currently has just over …

SEC Issues New Warnings Regarding Online Cryptocurrency Trading

As cryptocurrency trading continues to grow in popularity among casual investors, and as new initial coin offerings (including fraudulent initial coin offerings) become increasingly common, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning investors to be wary of the risk of cryptocurrency scams. In a recent Investor Alert, the SEC discusses some of the more-recent …