SEC issues Cease-And-Desist Order against Wells Fargo Advisors. I recommend investors read the order as a good primer regarding the workings of Market Linked Investments (MLI's) including Structured Notes and CD's.
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What is a SEC Form ADV Part 2 Brochure? Sounds boring but it’s not. It’s an informative Client Brochure.
If you do business with or are considering doing business with a Registered Investment Advisor Firm (RIA), that RIA should give your their official Form ADV Part 2 Brochure. It's sometime referred to as the "Client Brochure". You should read it. It's a plain language disclosure document that the RIA must submit to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) annually. Download Successful Portfolios April 2017 Client Brochure.