The First 100 Days
The Obama administration's financial stimulus plan rated a thumbs-up last Tuesday from a panel assembled by Dow Jones Indexes/STOXX Ltd. to reflect on the first 100 days of the new regime.
New Name on the Door at Raymond James
Raymond James Financial reaches outside the family for a new CEO.
Levitt and Donaldson Head Investor's Rights Task Force
A non-partisan task force composed of financial industry experts and co-chaired by two former SEC chairmen has been assembled to stress the "primacy of investor interest" in the expected regulatory reforms to the U.S. financial markets.
Connecting the [Tech] Dots
Advisors attending TD Ameritrade's Institutional Partnership Conference in Las Vegas last month got a first look at AdvisorConnect, a new technology that links three leading industry applications and services within a single platform.
An Index for the NAAIM Game
NAAIM, the National Association of Active Investment Managers, has launched the Actively Managed Fund (AMF) Index comprised, currently, of 21 funds managed by some of NAAIM's 200-member firms.
A Turnkey Solution for Compliance
To meet the needs of that "increasingly stringent regulatory environment," InvestEdge (www.investedge.com) has updated its Compliance Solution application for banks and financial advisors and made...
Bad Times, Good Timing
Trust: Clients seek it; you've earned it. But in the post-Madoff era, even established registered investment advisors are tainted by the public skepticism born first...
LPL's Hybrid RIA Platform passes the billion-dollar mark
LPL Financial, the nation's largest independent broker/dealer, announced Feb. 19 that the Hybrid RIA platform it introduced last October had reached more than $1.3 billion in assets under management in its first three months of operation.
Two newcomers with hefty resumes have been named to top posts at Fidelity Investments Institutional Services, the company announced recently. Peter Cieszko, former president and...
The vintage scales displayed in the conference room of Focus Financial Partners' midtown Manhattan offices are not the only collection CEO Rudy Adolf has his...