Firms Announce Tech Plans; One Strikes a Deal
LPL Financial plans to launch a new mobile app in 2018 so clients can access their account information anywhere, anytime.
Short business trips are often a grind, especially in the summer when lots of vacationers dominate the skies and airports.
Rock Solid: The 2017 Broker-Dealers of the Year
Executives from the four top BDs traded views on everything from succession planning to fees, commissions, regulation, RIA issues and charitable giving.
Is LPL’s Purchase of NPH Savvy or Reckless?
Analysts and executives discuss the pros and cons of the IBD's $325 million purchase.
Will LPL’s New NPH Reps Stay or Go?
Industry specialists debate how the move to a self-clearing firm could impact the 3,200 reps.
LPL Buys 4 NPH Broker-Dealers
The $325-million purchase price could rise, depending on how much of the National Planning Holdings advisors' revenue moves to their new parent firm.
Brokerage ‘Kickbacks’ From Exchanges Draw Scrutiny
William Galvin of Massachusetts has written to Fidelity, Schwab, Morgan Stanley and others asking how they route orders to exchanges.
BMO Wealth Taps New Head of Advisor Group
Wallace Harris comes on board in Chicago to lead a staff of 240 with some $12.7 billion in client assets.
In a Shift, Cetera to Gather Its BDs at '18 National Conference
News of the plans, which will include "firm-specific" events, is being shared in a decentralized fashion.
IRS: Watch Out for 'Tax-Savvy' Phishing Scams Ahead of Oct. 15
Cybercriminals send emails about "software updates" to try and get info on taxpayers and commit fraud.