Morgan Stanley Adds Bonuses for Advisors Who Land Cash-Heavy Clients
Under Morgan Stanley's 2016 comp plan, advisors can receive $5,000 to $50,000 a year for growth in clients who are “cash management engaged.”
Ex-Morgan Advisor, in Unusual Move, Takes FINRA Arb Case to Federal Court
Few advisors appeal a FINRA promissory-note ruling because the odds of winning are slim; however, Laurie Facsina’s case is different from most.
13 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q3 Earnings, 2015
Some firms had a “hiccup” in the period, while others squeezed out decent profit improvements.
Wells Fargo Promotes Sloan, Positioning Him as Likely CEO
“It establishes a succession plan,” says analyst Marty Mosby, though the bank adds there are “other viable candidates.”
Wells Fargo Sees ‘Feeding Frenzy’ for Credit Suisse Advisors
Wealth head David Carroll says retention bonuses are `much lower' than those of peers.
Recruiting Roundup: Where Are the Credit Suisse Reps Going?
Many of these advisors decline to hook up with Wells Fargo and opt instead to join rival wirehouses.
How Raymond James Grabbed a $2.9B Merrill Team
The long-time Merrill reps say they needed a flexible platform and low-cost funds to compete.
Advisors Take Note: Compliance Officers Are Watching
Yet only 51% of compliance officers in a Schwab survey said they were very confident that their monitoring policies were effective.
Stock Jocks Get Their Knocks at BDs
The number of transactional representatives will shrink further as their risk versus reward to BDs no longer supports their business—and compliance—models, Jon Henschen writes.
Recruiting Roundup: UBS Adds $2B Advisors as Merrill Picks Up $1B Reps
Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley and Raymond James share their recruiting news, and a group breaks away to work with Dynasty.