13 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q3 Earnings, 2014
The third quarter saw several firms get hit with problems, while others were able boost their financial results.
Ameriprise Adds $165M Rep From LPL
CEO Jim Cracchiolo is upbeat on advisor recruiting, retention, marketing and asset growth.
LPL Q3 Earnings Meet Lowered Estimates as Profits Fall 12%
Average production per advisor drops from Q2, but assets tied to RIA relationships strengthen.
Ameriprise Beats Q3 Estimates, Posts Strong Wealth Results
The average yearly production level for its advisors is $483,000, up 13% from last year.
After 13 Years of Invites, Commonwealth Snags LPL Advisor
Lance Nelson switches IBDs after getting quarterly postcards from Commonwealth since 2001.
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.
Ex-LPL Broker to Pay $1.9M in Fraud Case
At least seven Georgia investors were affected by Blake Richards' schemes, the SEC says.
CFP Board Hires Loper to 'Strengthen' CFP Mark
John Loper will be director of corporate relations, playing a key role in encouraging top firms' "preference for and investment in CFP certification."
TD Ameritrade Fee Rebates: A Win or a Loss for Investors, Advisors?
Industry experts Lou Harvey and Michael Kitces weigh in on TD and Schwab's moves to support model portfolios.
Wealth Firms Adding Indie, Wirehouse Reps
A number of successful advisors are switching channels and broker-dealers at a quick pace in midsummer.