Even as Putnam Investments reached a settlement with the SEC late last week, Money Management Executive reveals in this weeks issue that going back as far as the 1980s, Putnam had problems with front-running and personal trades by professional fund managers.
Also, look for a special report on the few stand-out ad campaigns of 2003 in a year when financial service firms cut their ad spending a whopping 27%.
Finally: Readers speak. We heard you in the dozens of e-mails you sent us about the ongoing fund probe. Money Management Executive readers letters appear in a new "Letters to the Editor / Op-Ed" series starting today.