The Unsinkable Sallie Krawcheck
Is Krawcheck weighing a robo-advisor offering? She remains tight-lipped on her plans, but tells ThinkAdvisor in a wide-ranging interview, "I'm not done yet!"
A Different Approach to Recruiting: Lincoln Financial Network
“We’re not going to go out and just recruit for purposes of recruiting,” says Chris Flint, head of Advisor & Acquisition Strategies.
The Medium Is the Message, When the Subject Is Investor Protection
The Committee for the Fiduciary Standard suggests mainstream media have an important role in investor protection, but I wonder if the emphasis is misplaced.
Merrill Lands $1.4B Ex-Morgan Stanley Team, Advisor
Meanwhile, LPL-affiliated Stratos Wealth recruits a former Morgan Stanley team and an ex-Wells Fargo rep.
Advisor Headcount Falls 5 Years in a Row: Cerulli
While total numbers fell, RIA and hybrid channels added advisors and are expected to keep growing over the next five years, the research firm says.
Wall Street Finally Blinks in Fiduciary Standoff
The securities industry has done a masterful job of deflecting initiatives to force firms to act in clients' best interest. Is it different this time?
UBS Cites FA Recruitment Pay for Q4’s Profit Drop in Americas
Average advisor fees and commissions went up, though, topping Merrill’s for the quarter.
Top 15 States With Most RIAs
The number of RIA firms increased to 31,975, according to SIFMA’s 2014 Factbook, despite an active merger year.
Merrill Clear Adds Client Travel Service, Boosts Training
The firm adds travel services for clients and longevity training for advisors.
Wells Fargo Advisors Names New Compliance Chief
Jim McHale used to head compliance at E*Trade and served as counsel to SIFMA.