Brexit Sends Banks, BDs Reeling
Analysts say that the British vote will hurt the earnings of big banks and BDs, but one contrarian says it's time to buy the sector.
Best Full-Service Investment Firms Ranked by Investors: J.D. Power — 2016
Overall satisfaction has weakened across full-service broker-dealers, the survey finds.
What BD Presidents Think of DOL Fiduciary Rule, in 5 Charts
An exclusive Investment Advisor magazine survey of the heads of independent broker-dealers reveals what they expect from the newly issued regulatory framework.
14 Midmarket BDs Form New Lobbying Group
Raymond James, Baird, Stifel and other members want to promote middle-market, regional firms through the American Securities Association.
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.
Training for Volatility
How broker-dealers are finding the right people for turbulent times.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q2 Earnings, 2015
The financial sector boosted income 7% on average in the latest period as sales jumped 19% from a year ago.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q1 Earnings, 2015
Here’s how some of the biggest firms’ earnings compared over the first quarter.
Stifel Q1 Earnings Fall, Miss Estimates
Its global wealth net income, though, rises 24% on sales of $329.4 million.
Why Commissions Are Also Bad for Brokers
Commission-based brokers are the only guys in the hugely successful asset management game who aren’t getting cut in on the gravy train.