The Hole in the (Fire)Wall Gang
The financial industry can consider it a sure thing that cyber-risk will hit different segments in different ways in the year ahead.
Before DOL Fiduciary Rule Change, Time to Act on Fees Is Now
If you’re not fee-based, here's your action plan before DOL's rule takes hold, according to marketing coach Bill Good.
Recruiting Roundup: HighTower, Securities America Add Advisors
RDM Financial becomes HighTower partner with $700 million in assets; Felix Jones leaves Holmes Organization with $80 million.
With IBD Business Model Threatened, Who Wants to Buy One?
With talk of the possible sale of AIG Advisor Group and Cetera, Jon Henschen and Chip Roame discuss the state of the indie brokerage business.
Recruiting Roundup: UBS Picks Up 5 More Credit Suisse Advisors
Meanwhile, Ameriprise recruits an indie team from Cetera Financial in Denver to its employee channel.
FINRA Broker Arbitration Task Force Suggests 51 Changes
The panel's biggest conclusion: Arbitrators should be paid more.
FSI Names 5 New Board Directors
Vice Chair Amy Webber of Cambridge will advance to become board chair, among several other shifts in leadership.
Are Precious Metals Still ‘Precious’?
Here's why precious metals should not be used as "safe money" in a client's portfolio, according to Ron DeLegge.
Investors See Turbulence Ahead; Confidence Somewhat Shaky
Investors who are not retired are significantly more optimistic than retirees who are concerned about the purchasing power of their retirement savings, Wells Fargo found.
Recruiting Roundup: Wells Fargo Nabs $1B UBS Group
Raymond James adds Wells & Oppenheimer reps to employee channel, LPL advisor to its indie group.