Top Portfolio Products: First Trust, Amplify and Van Eck Introduce ETFs
New ETFs include sector and dividend-paying stock funds as well as municipal bond funds.
Advisors Get More Time for Clients When Outsourcing Investment Management
Northern Trust survey shows financial advisors who use third-party managers have a highly positive view of outsourcing.
How to Get Client Referrals Without Asking
Seven words can get clients to volunteer more referrals.
How Your Client's Feelings Can Improve Your Leadership Style
Survival depends on our ability to trust one another, Simon Sinek said during the closing keynote at the eMoney Advisor Summit.
Wells Fargo Indie Channel Picks Up 6 Reps From Rivals
The advisors move to the firm with over $500 million in client assets from UBS, Bank of America and other broker-dealers.
Client Focus, Organic Growth Crucial to Advisor Success: eMoney Summit
Fidelity’s Mike Durbin says that in the “fragmented” financial services industry, client-centric firms that can grow organically will be the winners.
SEC Enforcement: Marijuana Container Company Busted in Stock Scheme
Also, Florida man charged with fraud for scheme to register and sell stock in blank check companies disguised as promising startups.
DOL Fiduciary Rule’s Cost for 9 Investment Advice Players: From IBDs to RIAs
A.T. Kearney study sees big asset shifts across formats with IBDs getting walloped.
Recruiting Roundup: Raymond James Nabs Two Morgan Stanley Teams
Two hybrid RIAs announce merger plans, as US Trust, Merrill, Ameriprise and other firms share their latest recruiting news.
In 5 Years, Wealth Management Will Be Transformed: Roubini ThoughtLab
The detailed report shows that many financial advisors may not understand how fast wealth management will change in the coming years.