Recruiting Roundup: Raymond James, Cetera Add Groups
Meanwhile, two RIAs merge to form group with $13 billion in client assets.
LPL Sees Big Uptick in Recruited Reps
A large number of advisors moved to the IBD from Cetera Financial, Advisor Group and other broker-dealers.
SEC Names Snyder Co-Head of Advisor Exams
Synder joins Jane Jarcho in OCIE to help oversee more than 520 lawyers, accountants and examiners.
Should You Hoard Cash Before the Election?
Gary Shilling suggests cash allocations of 30% to 50%; S&P's Sam Stovall says holding cash makes sense. But there are less dramatic ways to speculate.
Advisor M&A Maintains Record Pace in First Half: DeVoe
The average size of firms involved in M&A increased sharply as banks and PE firms emerged as buyers.
Treasury's AML Rule for RIAs Could Kick In Any Day Now
Be forewarned that AML rules have a way of expanding to new and unanticipated areas, creating large enforcement targets for regulators to pursue aggressively.
Most Consumers Use Mix of Technology, Live Advice: Report
It's easier for small robos to "optimize" client service, but that doesn't mean more traditional firms can't compete, Hearts & Wallets says.
Top Portfolio Products: New Bond, Macro and Real Estate Funds
The new fund sponsors are American Funds, Franklin Templeton with K2 and CAPFUNDR with Hamilton Real Estate Capital.
Worry Over 401(k) Fees Rises as Lawsuits Increase
Retirement plan advisors find themselves in a litigious environment as the number of lawsuits filed and settlements made regarding 401(k) plans increases.
ABLE Accounts: What Advisors Need to Know
These tax-advantaged accounts to help finance the daily needs of disabled people may not make advisors money but should not be ignored.