Ben Edwards is Back: Opens 11th Branch in St. Louis
The broker-dealer, led by the former president of A.G. Edwards, now has close to 40 financial advisors nationwide and about 45 staff members at its St. Louis headquarters.
JIM HAYS: PRESIDENT; PRIVATE CLIENT GROUP; WELLS FARGO ADVISORS; ST. LOUIS, MO. SOUND BITE: "The Wells Fargo brand has been phenomenal. It's been a big win-win." Sometime...
Benjamin 'Tad' Edwards: A Start-Up with Pedigree
Benjamin "Tad" Edwards IV CHAIRMAN, CEO & PRESIDENT; BENJAMIN F. EDWARDS & CO; CLAYTON, MO. SOUND BITE: "The most important thing is we are a client-first firm....
FA Outlook for 2010: Demand to Remain Strong
As bedlam gives way to calm, top advisors should like the new order at the wirehouse, regional and independent broker-deals.
The natural state of a true investment advisory firm is a privately owned partnership that is fully controlled by the professionals who are actively involved...
Advisors as Valuable as Ever
There is still fundamental strength within the retail brokerage industry. And that means brokerage firms are actively seeking top-producing financial advisors and brokers.
What to Expect at the Wirehouses in '09
Several months before Bank of America agreed to buy Merrill Lynch, industry expert Chip Roame of Tiburon Strategic Advisors shared his prediction of such an...
Wachovia's 14,600 FAs to Merge with Wells
In the third quarter, Wachovia reports that the number of Series 7 brokers has stayed flat at 14,635. The number of bank, or Series 6,...
WACHOVIA REPORTS Q3 LOSS (Oct. 22, 2008)
In the third quarter, Wachovia reports that the number of Series 7 brokers has stayed flat at 14,635. The number of bank, or Series 6, brokers, stands at 4,447, up 3 percent from the second quarter. T
Carry the News
When marketing consultant Peter Kaufman talks to financial advisors about what makes them different, he often gets this response: "I'm not like other advisors. I...