2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year: Lon Dolber on Knowing What Advisors Need
The president and CEO of American Portfolios, Lon Dolber, still has a book of business, which gives him valuable perspective on what advisors are dealing with day to day.
2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year: Brian Murphy on the Value of a Broad Strategy
A vertical business isn't the best way to serve advisors and their clients, according to Brian Murphy of Lion Street Financial.
Cetera Replaces CEO Roth With Moore as RCS Bankruptcy Woes Fade
With the RCS Capital bankruptcy behind it, Cetera appears to be replacing a “wartime leader” with a “peacetime leader,” one observer says.
Recruiting Roundup: Pensionmark Draws $1B Group to Network
Other advisor teams and registered reps move to affiliate with NPC, Securities America and Capital One.
Where BDs Are Getting Their Best Recruits
The DOL fiduciary rule presents an opportunity for BDs to attract advisors, but it’s not the only factor driving growth in the rep force.
Will DOL Fiduciary Rule Drive RIAs to — or From — BDs?
Broker-dealers have an opportunity to ease RIAs’ compliance burden brought by the DOL fiduciary rule, the 2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year say.
Cybersecurity a Challenge for ‘Entire Planet’
Eric Schwartz of Cambridge and the other winners of the 2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year discuss the cybersecurity challenges their firms face.
Can Competing BDs Share Technology?
At the 2016 Broker-Dealer of the Year roundtable, the leaders’ discussion turned to a chicken-egg dilemma.
Technology Is Critical to BD ‘Information Business’
We asked the 2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year to imagine they had launched a digital advice platform but growth had been stagnant.
Roth Tells Cetera Reps He’ll Bring ‘Clarity’ on Leadership Soon
The executive sent a memo to the IBD's 9,000 reps on Monday amid intense industry chatter.