Recruiting Roundup: $400M Merrill Broker Goes Indie With Dynasty
Meanwhile, LPL brings five advisors onto its brokerage platform in Ohio; SagePoint adds affiliated reps with $500 million.
LPL Facing Lawsuits Over Stock Drop
The independent broker-dealer's shares are down about 50% from its 52-week high.
Ladenburg Thalmann Rolls Out Robo-Advisor
Reps in Ladenburg’s network, which includes Securities America, Triad, Investacorp and other IBDs, can offer automatic investing to clients with as little as $500.
LPL, Edward Jones Pre-DOL Rule Shifts: Smart Moves or Overreaction?
Industry watchers share their views on the merits and drawbacks of such an approach by several broker-dealers.
LPL Cuts Prices, Account Minimums Ahead of DOL Fiduciary Rule
The independent broker-dealer also plans to offer a fund-only brokerage IRA to meet the new fiduciary standard.
LPL Affiliate Launching Women’s Advisory Council
Independent Financial Partners plans to host at least eight female reps this week near Tampa.
2 LPL-Affiliated RIAs Strike Big-Dollar Deals
One firm making an acquisition, Wealth Enhancement Group, is majority owned by Lightyear Capital. The acquired groups have a combined $1.5 billion in client assets.
Where LPL’s Latest Recruits Moved From
In the fourth quarter, the IBD added 86 advisors with at least $30 million in assets, though net recruiting was weak for the year.
10 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q4 Earnings, 2015
As stock markets hit turbulence, the performance of wealth firms begins to diverge.
LPL Shares Bounce Back, but Outlook Is Mixed
Expectations for the independent broker-dealer have been downgraded by analysts.