Bank of America Granted Penalty Relief After SEC Compromise
The SEC has resolved an impasse over punishing Bank of America in a mortgage case, clearing the way for a $16.7 billion global settlement.
Citigroup Risk Executive’s Death Suspected as Suicide
Shawn D. Miller, a Citigroup Inc. executive who helped create an international standard for responsible lending, died from what police now suspect was a self-inflicted wound.
Raymond James Taps Ex-Wirehouse Manager for Bay Area Growth
The former Morgan Stanley, Citi and Merrill Lynch employee will be based in San Francisco.
13 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q3 Earnings, 2014
The third quarter saw several firms get hit with problems, while others were able boost their financial results.
Morgan Stanley Courts Athletes, Singers With New Wealth Unit
The wirehouse targets top entertainers with about 70 financial advisors.
Morgan Stanley Payouts in ’15: Will a Boost in Deferred Comp Hurt Reps?
Industry experts are divided on the impact of this pay shift on advisor retention and recruiting.
Fidelity Signs Broker-Dealer Clearing Deal With JPMorgan’s BDS
JPMorgan chooses National Financial as preferred clearing firm for its third-party broker-dealers; BDS chief Joe Triarsi to join Fidelity unit.
In Search of the Best Financial Planning Software: eMoney
Hoping to decide on which software to purchase by next month, I give eMoney a try.
Top-Performing Firms Have Raised Fees: Tibergien
If you can demonstrate value to your clients, says Pershing Advisor Solutions CEO, then you can charge fees for services, not just on AUM.
UBS’ Advisor Production Tops Merrill’s (Again), as Q3 Profits Rise
UBS Wealth managers in the Americas have average annual fees and commissions of nearly $1.08 million.