10 States With Most Advisors Headquartered
Most investment advisory firms’ main offices are concentrated in relatively few states, with distribution likely driven by access to financial markets, population and net worth.
Saudis Sitting Pretty in Global Oil Price Plunge
There’s still only one country in a position to choose winners and losers in the global market: Saudi Arabia.
5 Annuity Answers Every Investor Needs to Know
NAFA has released a paper that helps advisors answer five of the most important annuity questions.
LPL’s Robert Moore: RIAs Are Where the Growth Is
LPL President Robert Moore tells ThinkAdvisor why the BD is not feeling acquisitive and why there's room to grow in the indie RIA space.
The Bizarre Recruiting Case of Alfonso Montoya
A $150 million book of business Wells Fargo promised him never materialized — and then the wirehouse took him to arbitration.
LPL to Pay More Than $500,000 Over Annuity Surrender Charges
LPL Financial agreed Tuesday to pay $541,058 to seniors in Massachusetts for failing to properly disclose surrender charges these clients paid when switching VAs.
Retirement Safety Net Combines Variable and Deferred Income Annuities
Clients can reap the benefits—at a better price point—of market participation and income guarantees by combining a variable annuity with a deferred income annuity.
PIMCO’s Q3 Outflows Top 5% of Assets
The big bond shop’s AUM declined by about $23.5 billion after Bill Gross departed for Janus.
Krawcheck Calmly Rips Microsoft CEO Over Comments on Women
Krawcheck criticizes Satya Nadella’s advice that women shouldn’t ask for raises but should rely on “karma” instead.
Gross’ First Janus Outlook Addresses PIMCO Exit, Gloomy Financial Era
In Bill Gross’ first investment outlook since joining Janus, he addressed the elephant in the room right away: Why did he leave PIMCO?