FPA Selects Paré as 2017 President-Elect
Paré, whose term will begin on Jan. 1, will succeed incoming 2017 FPA President Shannon J. Pike.
Stifel to Acquire Indiana-based City Financial
Stifel Financial Corp. will acquire City Financial and its wholly owned subsidiary, independent investment bank City Securities.
How Financial Advisors Are Like Pablo Picasso
Ron Rhoades recounts a Pablo Picasso story to show the value of financial advice.
Raymond James Nabs Ex-Wirehouse Manager
The firm picks up a complex manager in Seattle who used to work for Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and RBC.
Small Business Group Health Insurance: The Sequel
As the labor market improves, many small business owners want to adjust existing policies to remain competitive—especially in light of Obamacare. Here’s how to help those clients.
$2.2B Morgan Stanley Group Leaves to Form RIA
The Wichita, Kansas, firm will serve about 900 families in Kansas and work with Pershing Advisor Solutions.
Recruiting Roundup: Wells Fargo, United Capital & SFA Add Teams
Meanwhile, Autonomous Research says Alexey (Lex) Sokolin has joined the group as head of fintech strategy.
Cetera Recruiting Exec, Jay Vinson, Has Departed Firm
Jay Vinson is no longer with Cetera Advisors, which means he is free to move to rivals like the Advisor Group, a recruiter says.
SEC Names ten Siethoff to Investment Management Rulemaking Office
SEC has named Sarah ten Siethoff as deputy associate director in the Division of Investment Management’s Rulemaking Office.
Morningstar Names Kapoor as CEO, and DOL Fiduciary Rule Is on His Mind
Morningstar’s board of directors appointed Kunal Kapoor, the current president of the Chicago-based research firm, as its new CEO.