Raymond James Exec: No Big Merger
Raymond James Financial Services President Scott Curtis also describes the independent broker-dealer's legislative, IT and other aims at national confab.
Pershing’s NetXInvestor: Portal for Multiple Generations of Clients
Built “from the ground up,” platform offers customization and advisor control to meet differing needs of clients of all ages.
Going Mobile: LPL Announces Sweeping Tech Changes
New tech guru Victor Fetter is poised to give the largest independent broker-dealer a technological edge.
Schwab’s Leaders Talk of ‘Never Greater’ Opportunities for RIAs
From the Explore conference, Walt Bettinger and Bernie Clark provide updates on programs for advisors and their new ad campaign, Own Your Tomorrow.
Bernie Clark: The 2013 IA 25 Extended Profile
Clark has shown quiet but confident leadership not merely in growing Schwab’s custody unit, but in addressing many of advisors' most trying issues.
Crossing Paths: The 2013 IA 25
With Investment Advisor's 11th annual list of the most influential individuals in and around the advisor business, we decided to do something different.
Curian Capital Launches Processing App for Managed Account Proposals
One-stop shopping with the touch of a finger is “pretty cool,” according to Mark Schoenbeck. Advisors might find it hard to disagree.
LPL Taps Ex-Dell CIO for Top Tech Post
Victor Fetter will move from Austin to Charlotte, N.C., to head the independent broker-dealer's growing IT squad.
BDs: Are You Opening Accounts the Wrong Way? You Could Be Losing Clients and Advisors
Broker-dealers that don’t have well-developed account opening processes are losing clients and depressing advisor satisfaction levels, a white paper released by Aite Group on Thursday found.
Electronic signature technology (e-signature) has been around for a number of years.