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Big brokers take action on F-Squared funds and Virtus shares reel as SEC actions sink in

Lawyers are now threatening class action suits against the $28-billion ETF manager and firms like Raymond James, Stifel and Wells Fargo are making their wariness official

Author Sanders Wommack January 22, 2015 at 8:01 PM
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F-Squared's Wellesley, Mass. headquarters

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January 25, 2015 — 11:25 PM

Why would any advisor/ platform/ wire house etc. keep there clients in F-Squared? There’s no upside just a lot of exposure and potential liability.



January 26, 2015 — 11:34 PM

how did these two firms(Virtus Investments and F2) get away with this massive fraud scheme for so long? There must be justice including jail-time and disgorgement of ill gotten gains from both firms. Does the SEC even understand the size of this fraud?

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June 6, 2019 at 2:16 AM

Raymond James finally names new RIA chief and, yes, he is a Schwab veteran

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