Merrill Hires 3 New York Advisors From UBS
Bank of America-Merrill Lynch has recruited three veteran financial advisors from UBS with combined client assets of $750 million.
LPL Limits Pay Hikes, Bonuses for Employees
Companywide, there will not be merit increases in 2016, as the IBD takes "a cautious approach."
JPMorgan Accused of Double Standard on Broker Poaching
Firms says some aren’t subject to the "cease-fire" industry pact; the decade-old agreement is under strain as banks claim exceptions.
RBC Taps BlackRock Exec to Lead Retirement, Fund Business
Kim Mickelson comes on board about six weeks after CEO Michael Armstrong took over as head of the U.S. wealth group.
Morgan Stanley Says DOL Fiduciary Impact ‘Manageable’ as Q1 Profits Drop 53%
Net income for the wealth management unit declined 8% from last year to $493 million.
BofA, Wells Fargo Profits Weaken but Beat Estimates in Q1
Bank of America also reported lower revenue, while its counterpart improved sales in the period.
Raymond James CEO: Over 90% of Alex. Brown Reps Retained
Raymond James says it's on track to retain most of the 200 Deutsche Bank advisors moving to the firm after the wealth unit's acquisition.
What Advisors Can Learn From Millennials’ Dislike of Banks
Social media executives stress that advisors can build strong engagement online with clients and prospects.
Financial Industry, Social Media at ‘Pivot Point’: Twitter Exec
Advisors and broker-dealers need to expand their strategies to include mobile and video — and soon, says Dan Greenberg, a senior account executive at Twitter.
FINRA to Examine BDs for Conflicts of Interest
With compliance costing the industry $300 billion since 2010, the self-regulator wants BDs to answer questions on "cultural values" in a targeted exam.