The Bizarre Recruiting Case of Alfonso Montoya
A $150 million book of business Wells Fargo promised him never materialized — and then the wirehouse took him to arbitration.
New Hire Roundup: CFTC Names Goelman Enforcement Chief
Grace Vogel joined PwC’s financial services regulatory practice, and the Hedge Fund Association named three women to leadership positions.
Merrill Grabs $300M Morgan Stanley Team
Also, an ex-Wachovia advisor joins Pitcairn, and Raymond James adds succession tools.
Are the Markets Dancing on the Deck of the Titanic?
For a quarter-century, financial markets have not known what it means to price the risk of a superpower confrontation and how it impacts the global business climate. Does the stock market reaction suggest another bubble?
Why Liquid Alts Are Good for Clients and Your Practice
Alternative mutual funds are enjoying increased acceptance in the advisor community.
South Africa’s Prospects Eroding
Slowing economy and labor unrest could lead to a downgrade.
9 Financial Firms With Most Improved Reputations
Financial firms’ reputations are regaining traction after the financial crisis, but they have a long way to go, according to Makovsky, an independent communications firm.
H.D. Vest Hires LPL Vet to Lead Marketing, Recruiting
Ruth Papazian will be chief marketing officer; Adi Garg to head information services.
Profile of a Niche: Portuguese Speakers’ Gateway to Wall Street
Morgan Stanley's Domitilia dos Santos has found a true niche — prospects are highly motivated to find her and clients highly reluctant to leave her.
New Hire Roundup: HighTower Expands Development Team
This week in new hires, HighTower welcomed Thomas Brown and Frank Epinger to its development team. Citibank named Mark Mason private bank CEO and Jane Fraser CitiMortgage CEO.