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.
Merrill to Pay FINRA $6 Million Over Reg SHO Violations
FINRA said Monday that it had fined Merrill's clearing and BD arms for not ensuring that fail-to-deliver positions in short sales were properly closed out.
Snowden Lane Picks Up $270M Merrill Duo
This news follows the boutique firm’s recruiting of a UBS team in late September.
Wells Fargo’s Wimbish: Navigating the 30-Year Retirement
Wells Fargo retail retirement director Karen Wimbish on guiding clients not just to retirement, but through it, and the firm's new Income Center.
Wells Fargo Adds 2 Reps, Boosts Overall Headcount in Q3
The third-biggest wirehouse says its client assets total $1.4 trillion.
Morgan Stanley Recruits 5 Advisors; Merrill Adds Team
The wirehouses each add registered reps from rival firms with more than $500 million in client assets.
Morgan Stanley Q3 Profits Jump 87%; Wealth Unit Improves Margins to 22%
The wirehouse reps’ average fees and commissions top $930,000 but remain behind Merrill FAs’.
DOL Advisor Crackdown Is ‘Out of Control’: Benefits Lawyer
The DOL conducted more than 3,600 audits of qualified retirement plans last year. Settlements related to violations totaled $1.7 billion in plan reimbursements and fines.
The Bizarre Recruiting Case of Alfonso Montoya
A $150 million book of business Wells Fargo promised him never materialized — and then the wirehouse took him to arbitration.