Merrill Grabs 6 Reps From Morgan Stanley, Others
The recruited reps have about $710 million in assets and $5 million in production.
TD Ameritrade Endows Director of Financial Planning for Texas A&M
Nathan Harness, currently an assistant professor of finance at TAMU, will step up to the position of TD Ameritrade Director of Financial Planning.
7 Worst Credit Cards of 2014
Small-business cardholders in particular have much to be wary about since some credit card rules don't apply to them, CardHub says.
After 13 Years of Invites, Commonwealth Snags LPL Advisor
Lance Nelson switches IBDs after getting quarterly postcards from Commonwealth since 2001.
Investing Like a Billionaire: Buffett and Icahn’s Energy Investments
Buffett’s energy play includes investing in spinoffs of companies he’s already backed, while for Icahn, the energy sector comprises just 19% of his equity holdings.
New Hire Roundup: American College Names Linda Need Board Chairwoman
Also this week, Hy Saporta was named COO of Steward Partners Global Advisory, and a former top Boehner staffer joined the Bipartisan Policy Center.
How to Offer a ‘Mind-Blowing’ Client Experience
Successful advisors increasingly take a highly personalized approach.
Breakaway Brokers Move to Focus, Raymond James, Others
In addition to ex-wirehouse advisors, independent broker-dealers, RIAs and wealth management firms are expanding with "tuck-in" deals.
What High Client Acquisition Costs Mean to Serving the Masses
How the high cost affects planners’ economics, how big RIAs and robo-advisors are responding, and the possible impact of a fiduciary standard for all.
Morgan Stanley Sees S&P Hitting 2,014 in 2014
Despite concerns about tapering, the equity group sees economic growth, strong earnings and other factors driving a strong market next year.