Securities America Rolls Out ‘Breakaway’ Model to Lure Wirehouse Reps
Reps can join it as independent contractors but work in a branch office.
Ameriprise Advisors Boost Fees 11% in 2013
The company plans a new ad with Tommy Lee Jones to run during the Sochi Olympics.
20 Best & Worst Fund Families of 2013
The top performer saw $75 billion pour in last year, while the weakest performer had more than $30 billion in outflows.
New Hire Roundup: Cetera Names New CIO
Meanwhile, Dynasty Financial Partners welcomed Ron Sallet, Morrison & Foerster added Charles Duross, and Fusion Family Wealth added Fred Gold.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealer 401(k) Plans: BrightScope
The advisors’ own 401(k) plans at some of these BDs are lacking, BrightScope ratings show.
Schorsch’s RCAP Grabs Cetera, Aims to Catch Up to LPL
Nicholas Schorsch could barely contain his enthusiasm about the deal, which brings his BD empire to about 8,900 advisors with $190 billion in client assets.
LPL Welcomes Back $200M Team; Raymond James Adds $220M Wells Group
The advisor group returns to LPL from Ameriprise, while Raymond James welcomes three reps to its Advisor Select channel.
13 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q3 Earnings, 2013
Some of the largest companies turn in unexpectedly weak results, with one BD reporting its first loss under its star CEO.
UBS Adds Merrill Advisor; NPC Recruits 2 Online
Reps move to National Planning Corp. from Ameriprise and LPL via The Advisor Center, an online clearinghouse.
Islamic Pension Shift May Boost Investment Opportunities
Asset management industries in Asia and the Middle East may find a surprising boost to growth in the form of Islamic pension funds.