Wells Fargo, Raymond James Recruit Teams; LPL Adds 13 Reps
Plus, HighTower and NFP add separate retirement plan groups to their operations as partners.
As Kleintop Leaves LPL for Schwab, Will Morale Suffer?
The latest high-profile departure from LPL "does not bode well" for staff morale, says one recruiter; others disagree.
Commonwealth Grabs Group From LPL-Affiliated Firm
Benjamin W. Wong and Associates joined Commonwealth after their previous firm, Financial Telesis, was bought by an ex-LPL exec.
Hearsay Social to Support LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator
Social-media focused sellers are 51% more likely to beat their quota than traditional sellers, according to one survey.
Morgan Stanley Wealth Earnings Up, but Merrill Stays Ahead in Q2
Despite Gorman’s push, the Morgan unit still has room for improvement on some fronts compared to its main rival, Merrill.
Morgan Stanley Advisors Get OK to Tweet
After a big LinkedIn push, the wirehouse hopes more financial advisors will embrace another social media platform.
UBS Reps & LIBOR Woes: ‘A Bit Exhausting,’ Says Expert
Plus, the latest scandal won't be the last for the firm—or for the industry, points out Chip Roame.
BofA-Merrill New Comp Plan: Good News, Bad News for Advisors
“There is a revision to the bonus plan that could make it actually harder to earn the initial amounts,” said a compensation consultant.
Top Portfolio Products: New Emerging Markets Equity Fund From Calvert
Aberdeen launches emerging markets debt fund, as Schwab rolls out mobile offering.
Commonwealth to Roll Out More IA Options in Early ’13
The independent broker-dealer believes more flexibility on affiliation will help it attract more breakaway brokers and give its advisors and prospects more options.