Bank Overseer Lawsky to Depart, After Making New York $6B Richer
Benjamin Lawsky will step down next month as New York’s top bank regulator. He plans to set up a cybersecurity consulting firm.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q1 Earnings, 2015
Here’s how some of the biggest firms’ earnings compared over the first quarter.
Janet Tavakoli: Sequel to Wall Street Horror Show Is Coming
Janet Tavakoli talks to ThinkAdvisor about three banker suicides, why another global meltdown is coming and how JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon holds onto power.
‘Living Inheritance’ Could Hurt Retirement
A report by HSBC identified a “living inheritance” trend among Americans, as 43% of retirees said they were providing regular financial support to another person.
Evaluating Young Financial Planners
Earlier this spring, I visited four CFP Board-registered university programs to ensure we are sourcing the best available talent for the firms we represent.
New Hire Roundup: Killgoar to Head Strategy, Consulting at Raymond James' FID
Meanwhile, Wilmington Trust has named Fredrik Berg vice president of sales for its global capital markets team in Europe.
Bernanke Joins PIMCO as Senior Adviser
Former Fed chair was recently hired as an adviser to a hedge fund, and will continue as a fellow with the Brookings Institution.
Why Commissions Are Also Bad for Brokers
Commission-based brokers are the only guys in the hugely successful asset management game who aren’t getting cut in on the gravy train.
New Hire Roundup: Ken Fisher Isn’t Retiring, He’s Dropping a Title
Reports of Fisher’s imminent retirement were exaggerated. Meanwhile, asset management firm TCW Group announced that Heather Conforto Beatty joined as SVP.
Female FAs Tired of Playing Musical Chairs: Ann Hughes
Recruiting existing female advisors is simply a game of musical chairs. Ann Hughes, consultant-with-a-mission, says it's time for a new game.