Fidelity Launches Global Real Estate Fund; iSectors Adds Growth ETF
The Fidelity real estate fund launch is timed to coincide with a change in the S&P 500 that makes real estate a stand-alone sector.
Facing Off: The 2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year
The leaders of the 2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year are ready to face the changes wrought by the DOL's fiduciary rule.
The Future of Robo-Advice
As broker-dealers and asset managers adopt robo technology, pure-play robo-advisors will morph into offerings that also offer a human touch.
The Rules and Runners Up for the 2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year
Explaining the rules governing our annual Broker-Dealers of the Year balloting, and those BDs who earned silver medals.
The Lion Street Story
The Division I Broker-Dealer of the Year president, John Burmeister, speaks with IA's Jamie Green.
DOL Rule: Is That All There Is?
But make sure, RIAs, you're complying with the DOL's Advisory Opinion 2005-23A when providing rollover recommendations to plan participants.
Securities America to Buy Foothill Securities' Advisor Business
In the deal, Securities America will add up to 210 advisors with some $5 billion in assets.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q2 Earnings, 2016
Like in Q1, profits for financial firms generally moved in the same direction, with one exception.
DOL Fiduciary Rule Hits BDs’ IT Budgets, Product Lines
“Broker-dealers have to make a lot of very difficult, and in some cases expensive, decisions,” ERISA lawyer Fred Reish says.
Recruiting Roundup: Dynasty, Triad Pick Up Large Advisor Groups
Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch & U.S. Trust report their newest registered reps.