How the Wirehouses Embraced ETFs
Wirehouses and other large broker-dealers have emerged as key players in ETF distribution; big data and smart beta will drive the trend further.
FSI Celebrates 10th Anniversary ‘Where the Action Is’
Business consultant John Spence kicked off FSI OneVoice with a blizzard of advice for the nearly 800 IBD attendees.
Royal Alliance Adds Two Teams With $550 Mil in AUM
The independent broker-dealer in Advisor Group says it is reaching out to teams focused on aggressively growing their practices; grabs one big VA group from LPL; another from NPC.
Cetera Completes Genworth Financial Acquisition
Cetera Financial Group, the renamed and rebranded broker-dealer group once owned by ING and now owned by the private equity firm Lightyear Capital, announced on Monday that it has completed the acquisition of Genworth Financial Investment Services.
FSI Reports Record Attendees for Annual OneVoice Conference
More than 600 registrants and 65 exhibitors already for Jan. 23-25 conference for independent broker-dealer advocacy group.
Reaction to Schapiro Comments on Fiduciary Rule Are Quick and Varied
Bloomberg reports SEC chairman considering “business model neutral” rule that retains proprietary products, commissions; Evensky, Tittsworth, Brown and Barry respond.