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WSJ - Morgan Stanley weighs changing broker compensation

Morgan Stanley building

​ Morgan Stanley is considering compensation changes for its financial advisers that could discourage them from keeping clients in Vanguard Group mutual funds, ratcheting up tensions between one of Wall Street’s biggest brokerages and the popular index-fund provider.

ICAP complains to European Ombudsman

Mouth Julia Freeman Woolpert

ICAP has complained to the European Ombudsman about European Union regulatory prejudice in a financial benchmark rigging probe last year, following in the footsteps of Credit Agricole.

Broker admits involvement with post-it notes insider ring

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A former mortgage broker from Brooklyn admitted on Friday to being the glue that held together an insider trading ring that involved the passing of stock tips on Post-it notes and napkins in meetings at restaurants in Midtown Manhattan and at Grand Central Terminal.

Top firm cuts CEO bonus after fine

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ICAP cut CEO Michael Spencer’s bonus 75% after profit missed targets and the interdealer broker paid a fine to settle a probe by British and U.S. regulators into Libor-rigging.

ICAP profits fall

Money On Hook

ICAP, the world’s largest broker of transactions between banks, said full-year revenue and operating profit declined amid 'extremely difficult' trading conditions.

Tullett Prebon to trim headcount

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British interdealer broker Tullett Prebon said on Friday it would cut costs and trim headcount as challenging market conditions continued to weigh on its business, sending revenue 12% lower in the first four months of the year.

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WSJ - Morgan Stanley weighs changing broker compensation

​ Morgan Stanley is considering compensation changes for its financial advisers that could discourage them from keeping clients in Vanguard Group mutual funds, ratcheting up tensions between one of Wall Street’s biggest brokerages and the popular index-fund provider.