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.
Baird Adds $350M Ex-Schwab Rep
Meanwhile, Raymond James and Ameriprise pick up teams from Morgan Stanley and Stifel.
ThinkAdvisor’s 2015 Q1 Earnings Calendar for the Finance Sector
A list of upcoming earnings release dates for companies of interest to financial advisors and investors.
SEC Fines Firm, Unregistered BDs $6 Million
Nine companies and 12 individuals acted as brokers for corporate bond sales without legal registration.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q4 Earnings, 2014
Here’s how some of the biggest firms’ earnings compared over the fourth quarter.
Stifel-Sterne Agee Deal Is a Go for $150M
The merged firm should have more than 2,830 advisors and $200 billion in client assets.
Stifel Moves to Buy Sterne Agee: Reports
The reported deal means Stifel could soon top 3,000 total advisors and $200 billion in client assets.
An Investor-Friendly Way to Switch Broker-Dealers
Advisors can use some creative techniques when telling clients why they changed broker-dealers or custodians. Start with your new firm's financials.