Victor Fetter Is Out at LPL; Former AmEx, eBay Exec Is In
The IBD taps Scott Seese for the CIO post in a move that one recruiter calls "a big deal."
FSI Shares Views, Case Studies on Outside Business Activities
More input from independent advisors and brokers-dealers is also sought by the Financial Services Institute.
Wall Street’s Trade Group Chides FINRA for Regulation by Enforcement
SIFMA also criticizes FINRA for not gathering enough cost-benefit data, "resulting in unworkable or unnecessarily costly rules."
Raymond James, Dynasty Add Big Wirehouse Teams: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, Cetera attracts a group with 55 indie advisors in Southern California.
Board to Death: Is the CFP Board’s New Fiduciary Standard Really Better Than No Standard at All?
Back in 2008, the CFP Board announced that it was revising its professional standards to include a requirement that CFPs act as fiduciaries for their clients.
Packers’ Aaron Rodgers on Leadership, Post-NFL Career: Pershing Insite
BNY Pershing’s INSITE 17 featured an entertaining and insightful conversation with the Packers quarterback, led by Mark Tibergien.
American Portfolios Completes TrustFort Acquisition
American Portfolios announced on Friday that it has finalized its acquisition of IT firm TrustFort.
Will AdvisorBid Become the ‘Facebook’ of Wealth Management?
The online marketplace has 1,300 active advisors with profiles.
Health Care Costs to Swamp Social Security COLAs: HealthView Study
HealthView Services projects that retirees’ health care costs will more than double projected increase in Social Security COLAs.
How DOL Is Changing Sign-On Bonuses and Other Indie BD Procedures
A profitability shell game is going on, as profit centers such as ticket charge markups are sacrificed while advisory administration fees increase.