(Bloomberg) -- U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has a new target: the biggest sellers of annuities and the diamond- encrusted rings, iPads, stock options and cruises she says they're using to entice brokers to sell their investments.

Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat and prominent critic of Wall Street, is planning to send letters Tuesday to the U.S.'s 15 largest annuity providers, her office said. She wants to know whether perks they provide encourage brokers to put personal interests ahead of the retirement goals of clients.

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