Raymond James Adds Team in Flooded Texas Region
Meanwhile, Raymond James, BofA and Wells Fargo are donating to flood relief, and RJ says it is buying Producers Choice Network.
Morgan Stanley’s Gorman Defends 25% Pay Raise
The CEO’s $22.5 million salary in 2014 does not put him among the top 10 highest paid in the U.S.
LPL Shares Info on Reps Recruited in Q1
The IBD lags rivals in terms of average assets per financial advisor but says its "technology, solutions, service and resources" set it apart.
Wells Fargo Boosts Support for Team Practices
The wirehouse is rolling out technology and even a national conference for its team-based advisors, says Kim Ta.
What Firms Claim About Their Brokers’ Fiduciary Duty (and Lack Thereof)
Broker-dealers publicly market themselves as putting their clients first. But when it comes to arbitration cases, they sing a different tune.
Wirehouses Lead Growth in Alternative Assets: MMI
MMI report attributes the rapid growth in wirehouse-associated alternative investments to goals-based wealth management, simpler terminology and managed solutions programs.
Baird Adds Branch Manager From UBS, Advisor From Morgan Stanley
The employee-owned wealth firm added advisors in Maine and Ohio.
Six Banks to Pay $5.8 Billion, 5 Plead Guilty to Market Rigging
The charges and settlement are tied to the banks' manipulation of foreign-exchange trading, according to the Justice Department.
UBS to Plead Guilty on Libor, Settle Currency Probe With Fed
UBS Group AG will pay $545 million to settle U.S. investigations into its role in manipulating currency and interest rates, removing two of the bank’s biggest legal hurdles.
Clients Deserve a Clear Choice Between Sales and Advice
There's nothing wrong with commissions as long as the “clients” understand that they are getting “sold” rather than “advised.”