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Entries by Dan Solin from 05/2013

A Chink in the Mandatory Arbitration Armor

| Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

If your broker is enthused at the prospect of resolving claims against him in a system administered by an organization that receives financial support from the brokerage industry, you know it's a terrible idea.

Learning From the (Not So Sad) Saga of Jeffrey Vinik

| Posted 05.14.2013 | Business

Vinik earned enormous fees. He purchased the ultimate big boy toy, a professional hockey team, the Tampa Bay Lightning. He also is a minority investor in the Boston Red Sox. Clearly, Vinik was back on his game. Or was he?

An Open Letter to Gerard Minack

| Posted 05.28.2013 | Business

I guess what makes your advice "amazing" is that it is coming from a Wall Street insider. If investors followed this sage counsel, there would be no need for "investment strategists." More to the point, the brokerage industry as we know it would collapse.