Raymond James Adds $170M Morgan Stanley Duo, Shares Financial Update
The firm boosted assets, fees and commissions in August and in September had "elevated expenses" tied to Hurricane Irma.
5 Big IBD Deals Dwarf RIA Mergers in 2017
Five large IBDs “are helping to shape the IBD channel into a concentration of a small number of large firms,” Fidelity reports.
RBC Adds $350 Merrill Team, $125M Morgan Stanley FA: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, wirehouse reps depart for Baird, Ameriprise and Arkadios Capital; Royal Alliance and CAPTRUST attract large groups.
Regulators Charge SII With ‘Unethical’ Conduct Tied to REIT Sales
Advisors' commissions on the sales topped $278,000, according to Massachusetts securities regulator William Galvin.
Cetera Taps Ex-AFLAC Marketer as CMO
It also brings back a large financial-institutions client with $507 million in brokerage assets.
Fiduciary Rule Delay to Cost Investors $11 Billion: Economic Policy Institute
EPI is just one of many consumer groups opposing the rule's 18-month delay until July 2019.
The 2017 Broker-Dealers of the Year Get Real on Tech
The broker-dealer leaders discuss which technology systems they can do without.
Raymond James Nearly Back to ‘Normal’ After Irma
The Florida-based firm, which shifted resources out of the area due to Hurricane Irma, pledges to support associates affected by the storm.
Focus Financial Adds $1.5B RIA in North Carolina: Recruiting Roundup
Kestra, Dynasty, Securities America, FiNet, Janney, Mercer and RBC announce new advisors and teams.
Fidelity Launches Robo Platform for Advisors
The Automated Management Platform allows advisors “to seamlessly manage digital accounts” alongside more traditional accounts, Fidelity says.