Where Trump, Clinton Stand on Key Tech, Innovation Issues
An IT foundation found much to like in both candidates’ general tech positions, but one has been more assertive on innovation.
Online Lenders Face Increased Scrutiny
More regulation, higher costs could drive consolidation of traditional and online lenders, according Funding Stream's Russell Walraven.
If Advisors Get Dementia, What Happens to Their Clients?
Advisors hopefully have a plan for clients who show signs of dementia, but what happens if advisors’ own decline prevents them from fulfilling their duties?
Where BDs Are Getting Their Best Recruits
The DOL fiduciary rule presents an opportunity for BDs to attract advisors, but it’s not the only factor driving growth in the rep force.
Will DOL Fiduciary Rule Drive RIAs to — or From — BDs?
Broker-dealers have an opportunity to ease RIAs’ compliance burden brought by the DOL fiduciary rule, the 2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year say.
Cybersecurity a Challenge for ‘Entire Planet’
Eric Schwartz of Cambridge and the other winners of the 2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year discuss the cybersecurity challenges their firms face.
Can Competing BDs Share Technology?
At the 2016 Broker-Dealer of the Year roundtable, the leaders’ discussion turned to a chicken-egg dilemma.
Technology Is Critical to BD ‘Information Business’
We asked the 2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year to imagine they had launched a digital advice platform but growth had been stagnant.
How to Build Tax-Efficient Withdrawal Strategies for Retirement
Tax advisor Robert Keebler lays out a timeline for creating "tax alpha" for clients.
Can Markets Predict Presidential Elections?
Low volatility this summer may be an indication the stock markets are beginning to price in a Clinton win, according to LPL CIO Burt White.