Wells Fargo Adds 2 Reps, Boosts Overall Headcount in Q3
The third-biggest wirehouse says its client assets total $1.4 trillion.
Morgan Stanley Recruits 5 Advisors; Merrill Adds Team
The wirehouses each add registered reps from rival firms with more than $500 million in client assets.
Morgan Stanley Q3 Profits Jump 87%; Wealth Unit Improves Margins to 22%
The wirehouse reps’ average fees and commissions top $930,000 but remain behind Merrill FAs’.
BofA Posts Small Q3 Loss; Merrill Reps Near $1.1M in Average Production
The wealth-management operations report a pretax profit of 27.4% on net income of $813 million.
ThinkAdvisor’s 2014 Q3 Earnings Calendar for the Finance Sector
A list of Q3 earnings release dates for companies of interest to financial advisors and investors.
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.
Morgan Stanley Sees Bank Programs as Key to Growth: Porat
The firm's CFO says managed accounts and lending should help it boost results going forward.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q2 Earnings, 2014
Some of Wall Street’s major players still struggle with litigation expenses; many are finding ways to further boost their wealth results.
Wells Fargo, U.S. Trust, Raymond James Add Teams From Rivals
Plus, a wealth group of five advisors affilates with LPL Financial in Wisconsin.