LPL Adds Washington Office; Hires Chief Lobbyist
CEO Casady says "it's crucial" that advisors and the investors they serve "have a voice in the policy discussion at the federal and state level."
SEC Cracks Down on 19 Firms, 1 Trader for Short Selling Prior to Stock Offerings
An SEC dragnet of short sellers has hauled in 19 firms and one trader, costing the violators $9 million in disgorgement, interest and penalties.
Women Less Likely Than Men to Use Mentoring Programs: Edward Jones
Women are becoming bigger players in the financial industry, but there is still a gender gap when it comes to career advancement.
Personal Touches on Social Media Key to Building Relationships
Here are five ways to put some personality into your social media posts and show your audience you are genuine and trustworthy.
Mirae Peels Back Layers of Ongoing EM Consumption Dynamic
The ongoing transition toward consumption-driven economics has become a favorite theme for many investors.
Hearsay Social Adds Vanguard & NY Life, Doubles Client Base
The social media platform provider says it now serves some 92,000 financial professionals.
Fiduciary Advisors Are in Peril: How to Fight Back
To combat the Wall Street-Washington lobbying campaign, fiduciary advisors must state in the clearest possible terms what fiduciary advice means for investors.
Advisors’ Human Capital Disaster
Three overlooked trends are already playing out with the potential to make the advisory industry's talent shortage a catastrophe, recruiter Jon Henschen writes.
Seeing the Glamorous Side of Finance
Virginia Postrel reflects on financial advice and visual persuasion.
Hearsay Social Rolls Out Facebook Ad Tool
The program aims to help advisors and others promote their posts via social media.