TD Ameritrade Tops Estimates, Cites ‘Breakaway Brokers’ as a Factor
CEO Fred Tomczyk is upbeat on the attractiveness of the firm’s institutional platform and its sales pipeline.
Fixed Indexed Annuity Sales Displacing Some VA Products at BDs
Although VA sales far outpace total annuity sales for broker-dealers, fixed indexed annuities account for 10% of BDs’ total annuity sales, IRI reports.
Schwab Posts First Robo Results; Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates
The brokerage firm rolled out automated advice offerings for investors and advisors this year.
Wells Fargo Mulls Robo-Advisory Offering
The news comes more than five years after BofA rolled out Merrill Edge.
Best Broker-Dealers Ranked by Financial Advisors: J.D. Power — 2015
Satisfaction poll by J.D. Power finds a big drop in loyalty as frustrated reps consider their options.
BDs Increasing Protection Against Cyber Breaches, Survey Finds
'Some firms have been the subject of benign incidents but haven’t realized it yet,' says Sutherland's Rubin.
Wells Fargo Profits Flat, but Wealth Unit Jumps
The wealth unit’s Q2 results had an 11% rise in profits on higher asset-based fees.
JPMorgan Profit Beats Analysts’ Estimates as Expenses Drop
The bank boosts net income despite a drop in revenue amid sluggish fixed-income trading.
Galvin Fines LPL $250K Over False Senior Designation Titles
Since mid-'07, LPL did not establish, maintain, or enforce a procedure to review senior-specific titles for compliance in Massachusetts.
Wells Fargo Grabs Morgan Stanley, Merrill Reps as Raymond James Nabs UBS Team
The four new Wells Fargo advisors come on board with some $900 million in assets; the new RJ group has some $300 million.