David Bowie: Innovator in Music and Securities

David Bowie’s innovation in rock music and fashion also stretched to financial markets. (Bloomberg) The musician, who died recently, was the first to create securities out of royalty streams, selling $55 million of Bowie Bonds in 1997 that were tied to future earnings from hits including “Space Oddity” and “Changes.” Securities backed by [...]

Protect Your Future Self From Financial Abuse

Protect Your Future Self From Financial Abuse, From consolidating brokerage accounts to designating a trusted contact, planning is key. Financial firms and regulators are taking steps to combat financial abuse of older investors. By Anna Prior WSJ As thousands of baby boomers reach retirement age every day, securities firms and regulators are looking for [...]