Advocates: The 2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year
The 2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year are unabashed proponents of the independent BD model and, yes, their own firms.
Wells Fargo, Raymond James Recruit Teams; LPL Adds 13 Reps
Plus, HighTower and NFP add separate retirement plan groups to their operations as partners.
As Kleintop Leaves LPL for Schwab, Will Morale Suffer?
The latest high-profile departure from LPL "does not bode well" for staff morale, says one recruiter; others disagree.
Commonwealth Grabs Group From LPL-Affiliated Firm
Benjamin W. Wong and Associates joined Commonwealth after their previous firm, Financial Telesis, was bought by an ex-LPL exec.
Schorsch's RCAP Buys Girard, Nears 10,000 FAs
RCS Capital moves to add Girard Securities to the expanding Cetera Financial Group of IBDs led by Larry Roth.
Painful Life Lessons From Journalist Who Nearly Died in Iraq
LPL conference capped off by hard lessons about life from Bob Woodruff of ABC News, who was severely injured by a roadside bomb in 2006.
Securities America Grabs 2 Advisors With $93M in AUM
The Virginia-based brokers come from VALIC, an AIG affiliate, and join Investor Securities Group, one of Securities America's largest branches.
Schorsch's RCS Rebrands IBD Unit, Stays With Pershing
The unit, renamed Cetera Financial, will include expanded marketing platform and consulting services, Cetera CEO Larry Roth said.
How Advisors Can Go From ‘Good to Great’: Jim Collins
Bestselling author Jim Collins shares the secrets of greatness at LPL’s annual advisor conference.
HighTower Grabs Merrill Advisors With $800M in Florida
Merrill Lynch lost $800 million in AUM and three top advisors to HighTower Partnership.