Raymond James Adds 6 From LPL; Wells Fargo Grabs 5 From Morgan Stanley
Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch recruits a UBS team as wirehouse retention deals expire.
Best Social Media Approach Is a Flexible One: SIFMA Panel
At a SIFMA event, reps from several broker-dealers share how they target specific clients and broadly reach out to prospects.
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.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q4 Earnings, 2014
Here’s how some of the biggest firms’ earnings compared over the fourth quarter.
Merrill Lands $1.4B Ex-Morgan Stanley Team, Advisor
Meanwhile, LPL-affiliated Stratos Wealth recruits a former Morgan Stanley team and an ex-Wells Fargo rep.
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.
Raymond James Nabs $2.6M Ex-RBC Team
In addition, a former Merrill Lynch rep affiliates with LPL Financial, and Baird adds an ex-UBS team.
Merrill Clear Adds Client Travel Service, Boosts Training
The firm adds travel services for clients and longevity training for advisors.
Broker Movement May Well Have a Banner Year in 2015
Recruiting packages likely won't get any better, and watch for the continuing rise of the "Super Independents."
Morgan Stanley Misses Earnings Target; Gorman Highlights Wealth Results
Financial advisors at Morgan Stanley are "on a path" to achieve higher profits, the CEO says.