Dynasty Adds $800M Team From Morgan Stanley
Meanwhile, Raymond James grabs teams from Ameriprise and Baird and a rep from Edward Jones.
10 Best Websites for Financial Advisors: 2015
Dalbar’s quarterly review reveals which fund company sites offer advisor-specific and easily accessible content.
Stifel Moves to Buy Sterne Agee: Reports
The reported deal means Stifel could soon top 3,000 total advisors and $200 billion in client assets.
FINRA’s 5 Biggest Fine Categories in 2014
FINRA fines more than doubled in 2014 even as the regulator filed fewer cases, according to the law firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.
The Unsinkable Sallie Krawcheck
Is Krawcheck weighing a robo-advisor offering? She remains tight-lipped on her plans, but tells ThinkAdvisor in a wide-ranging interview, "I'm not done yet!"
A Different Approach to Recruiting: Lincoln Financial Network
“We’re not going to go out and just recruit for purposes of recruiting,” says Chris Flint, head of Advisor & Acquisition Strategies.
The Medium Is the Message, When the Subject Is Investor Protection
The Committee for the Fiduciary Standard suggests mainstream media have an important role in investor protection, but I wonder if the emphasis is misplaced.
Merrill Lands $1.4B Ex-Morgan Stanley Team, Advisor
Meanwhile, LPL-affiliated Stratos Wealth recruits a former Morgan Stanley team and an ex-Wells Fargo rep.
Advisor Headcount Falls 5 Years in a Row: Cerulli
While total numbers fell, RIA and hybrid channels added advisors and are expected to keep growing over the next five years, the research firm says.
Wall Street Finally Blinks in Fiduciary Standoff
The securities industry has done a masterful job of deflecting initiatives to force firms to act in clients' best interest. Is it different this time?