Focus Financial to Add $16.5B RIA
SCS Financial and its RIA have more than 80 team members and key offices in New York and Boston.
Who Were the Best Robo-Advisors in Q1?
The first quarter of 2017 was good to robo-advisors, but several firms stood out for top performance across investment categories.
UBS to Give Advisors BlackRock’s Aladdin Risk Tools
It also will share Solium Capital’s equity-compensation technology with a subgroup of its 7,000 reps.
In Reversal, Merrill OKs Retirement Account Commissions in 'Limited Situations'
Wealth chief Andy Sieg shares details on the cases in which advisors can charge commissions via BIC.
FINRA to Clamp Down on High-Risk Brokers With Tougher Rules
The group is looking to raise fees, consider more severe sanctions and further restrict firm and advisors with disciplinary issues.
Joe Duran — Human Advice Cheerleader: The 2017 IA 25
As digital platforms gain influence, the head of United Capital says advisors must employ more emotions and empathy.
Arkadios Capital Nabs $1.8B Triad RIA, LPL Grabs $420 Merrill Team
Meanwhile, Kovack Securities buys broker-dealer with $200 million and seven advisors.
Why RBC Wealth Is Saying ‘Hold the Robo’
The firm isn’t the only one to put a stop to its automated investing plans, says consultant Tim Welsh — remember LPL’s NestWise?
Morningstar’s April Winners and Losers
The research group raises its evaluation of seven funds while dropping ratings on 10 others.
Dynasty Rolls Out New Funding Plan for RIAs
Called revenue participation notes, the liquidity options lets advisors raise funds without selling their practices.