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.
N.Y. to Sue BofA, Wells Fargo Over Mortgage Settlement
Attorney General Schneiderman says his office has close to 340 cases of homeowners who were “put at risk” by the banks violations of settlement terms
LinkedIn Courts Advisors as Social Media Use Grows
LinkedIn super user Cathy Curtis of Curtis Financial Planning says she uses social media to market her personal brand.
Meredith Whitney: I’m a ‘Growth Chaser,’ Not a ‘Doom and Gloomer’
Star analyst Meredith Whitney kicked off the IMCA conference Sunday in Seattle by decrying her reputation as a “doom and gloomer.”
New Hire Roundup: CFP Board Announces Chair Appointments
This week in new hires, John Byrne and Bryan Hissong returned to Prudential Retirement, and Jac McLean was named head of distribution at Hartford Mutual Funds.
New Hire Roundup: James Hanna Joins Genworth; Morningstar CFO Departs
This week in new hires, Genworth hires a new CTO; Morningstar announced changes in its senior management; and FSI hired Kathryn Anderson and added 500 new advisor members.