Dale Brown: Architect of FSI—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
In a short 11 years, the Dale Brown-led FSI has grown in membership and budget while staying focused on IBD advocacy.
LPL Financial Expands HNW Push
The IBD rolls out consulting and other services after moving to restructure its Fortigent business.
Tom James: Who 'Changed Everything' at Raymond James—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Tom James became CEO of Raymond James Financial in 1970, succeeding his father Bob, and held that role until 2010; he remains chairman, and remains highly active on the big picture level for the company but also in recruiting new reps.
Edward Jones Among Best Employers for Military in 2015
Edward Jones has been recognized by CivilianJobs.com as a 2015 Most Valuable Employer for Military for its efforts to recruit and train military veterans as financial advisors.
Forget Fiduciary: Real Battle Coming Over Harmonization
SEC "hasn’t been doing its job for a long time," MarketCounsel CEO Brian Hamburger says, and the DOL fiduciary controversy obscures a bigger fight ahead.
Advisors, You’ve Been Serve(d)! For ThinkAdvisor’s Military Survey
ThinkAdvisor invites advisors to tell us about your military service so we can share your stories in our ongoing Advisors Who Serve(d) slideshows.
Wells Fargo Adds Morgan Stanley Reps; LPL Picks Up Team From JPMorgan
Also, an LPL affiliate forms an RIA partnership to attract new reps to its network.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q1 Earnings, 2015
Here’s how some of the biggest firms’ earnings compared over the first quarter.
Lou Harvey: Looking for Mr. Dalbar—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
The wizard behind the curtain of the ubiquitous research firm helped popularize behavioral finance and keeps the industry on top of important issues.
Joe Deitch: Keeper of Commonwealth Culture—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Chances are good that Joe Deitch is the only independent broker-dealer chairman that can claim a Tony Award for his work as a Broadway producer.