Financial Industry Not Doing Great Job on Social Media: Twitter Exec
At SIFMA event, experts point to ways advisors and broker-dealers can embrace mobile communications.
LPL Beats Q4 Estimates, Tops 14,000 Reps
Earnings improved 9% on strong asset growth and RIA-related results, as well as lower compensation costs.
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.
Ameriprise Q4 Profits Beat Estimates on Strong Wealth Results
Average advisor fees and commissions were nearly $500,000 in 2014.
Securities America Nabs Ex-Advisor Group Recruiter
Gary Bender spent the bulk of his career at independent broker-dealers Royal Alliance and Woodbury.
Wells Fargo Adds 2 Reps, Boosts Overall Headcount in Q3
The third-biggest wirehouse says its client assets total $1.4 trillion.
Focus, Dynasty Add Teams; Morgan Stanley Grabs 4 FAs With $660M
Boutique firms continue to attract registered reps, including some from the wirehouse firms.
Boutique Firm Snowden Lane Adds $400M UBS Team
Snowden Lane is closing in on $1.4 billion in assets nationwide with its latest recruits.
Schwab, TD Ameritrade Report 3% Monthly Uptick
TD Ameritrade also says it has expanded its online education site for RIAs.
Wells Fargo, Raymond James Recruit Teams; LPL Adds 13 Reps
Plus, HighTower and NFP add separate retirement plan groups to their operations as partners.