Best Social Media Approach Is a Flexible One: SIFMA Panel
At a SIFMA event, reps from several broker-dealers share how they target specific clients and broadly reach out to prospects.
71% of Investors Seek Sustainability: Morgan Stanley
Sustainable business practices and investment options are becoming increasingly important to investors, according to a survey by Morgan Stanley.
Keith Hall Named New CBO Director, Replacing Elmendorf
Keith Hall, chief economist of the International Trade Commission, will start his four-year term on April 1.
Intuit Denies Putting Profit Before TurboTax User Security
Intuit Inc., maker of TurboTax, denied claims that it prioritized the processing of fraudulent state and federal tax refunds at the expense of customers.
LPL Defends $9M Fortigent Restructuring
The reorganization, whose cost includes $4.5 million in severance packages, will bring "innovation and efficiency" to LPL's HNW offerings, an executive said.
Enforcement: Broker Convicted of Bilking Elderly Relatives in Fake Hedge Fund
Meanwhile, Goodyear agreed to pay $16 million to the SEC to settle bribery charges.
NY Attorney General Floats Whistleblower Incentive Bill
Whistleblower law "will be the strongest, most comprehensive in the nation, and is long overdue for a state with the world’s most important financial markets."
Financial Industry Not Doing Great Job on Social Media: Twitter Exec
At SIFMA event, experts point to ways advisors and broker-dealers can embrace mobile communications.
How Much Is an Advisor Worth? Eric Nelson Does the Math
When a prospect balks at paying advisory fees, Eric Nelson shows the value he adds — and what the absence of an advisor can cost.
Tough Market for Hiring Investment Execs in 2015
In a seller’s market for talent, employers must be more aggressive and creative — and open their wallets, says the executive search firm Kathy Freeman Co.