It’s Time to Look Under the Hood of Your Investments

This is a trying time for investors as we’ve all watched the market fall over the last several weeks. Attorney Jake Zamansky encourages all investors to take a look under the hood of your investment portfolios to find out whether there are certain assets that are more of a risk than originally thought. Our Seeking …

Autocallable, Callable Yield, Other Structured Notes Under Investigation for Coronavirus-Related Losses

Securities fraud attorney Jake Zamansky spoke to Businesswire.com about the most recent market volatility stemming from the Coronavirus pandemic. He and his team are conducting an investigation into related stock market losses that have occurred over the last two weeks for investors with structured notes from various companies, including Autocallable Securities and Callable Yield Notes. …

INVESTOR ALERT: UBS Yield Enhancement Strategy (YES) Update on COVID-19 SPX Market Crash

March 16, 2020 02:36 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zamansky LLC issues this update for investors in the UBS Yield Enhancement Strategy (YES). UBS investors in YES who are still holding the strategy in their portfolios are reporting losses in excess of 32 percent. YES is a form of investing where call and put …

Continued Market Chaos May Lead to Innumerable Investor Claims

Recently, we’ve all seen an uptick in market volatility in relation to the coronavirus pandemic. In general, everyone is concerned about what the pandemic means for them personally and financially. But investors, in particular, are appropriately concerned about what it all means for their portfolios. Were investors advised appropriately? Were their portfolios diversified enough? New …

Investors Caught in the Wild Winds of Volatility

The Stock Market Is Wildly Gyrating Volatility May Be the New Normal Retail Investors Should Diversify Mom and Pop investors should be prepared to see the value of their hard-earned retirement accounts continue to gyrate wildly in the days and weeks ahead. “It was Wall Street’s worst day in more than a decade: Stocks plunged …

Coronavirus Market Crash Losses Could Actually Be Your Broker’s Fault

They are calling the latest coronavirus stock market fiasco the Black Monday Meltdown. For some, it should be called the Bad Broker Bungle. The March 9 trading day had barely begun when an automatic 15-minute halt in trading occurred after losses reached 7 percent. By the end of the day, the Dow had dropped 7.8 …

FINRA Announces Enforcement Priorities for 2020

In January, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced its top priorities for 2020 in the areas of risk monitoring, surveillance and examination of securities offerings, stock brokerage firms and individual brokers. The list, which is in the form of a letter from FINRA President and CEO Robert Cook, highlights many of the key concerns …

Did You Invest in an Initial Exchange Offering (IEO)?

A couple of years ago, initial coin offerings (ICOs) burst onto the scene as a new and innovative way for the public to invest in cryptocurrencies. Individual investors seeking to profit from speculation in Bitcoin and other currencies flocked to ICOs, and they brought substantial profits to the companies that issued the offerings. At the …