Larry Fink is something of a rock star. For starters, Fink has built his asset-management company, the New York-based BlackRock, into the third-largest bond manager in the U.S., with some $450 billion in assets.
Kevin Rowell is no stranger to advisors. A longtime executive at some of the nation's largest broker-sold fund shops, he was recruited away from Charles Schwab in January to boost slumping sales at Pioneer Investments
Prudential Equity Group, a broker/dealer subsidiary of Prudential Financial, got slammed Monday with one of the biggest settlements seen in a market timing case: $600 million in fines, restitution and penalties.