New Hire Roundup: Ken Fisher Isn’t Retiring, He’s Dropping a Title
Reports of Fisher’s imminent retirement were exaggerated. Meanwhile, asset management firm TCW Group announced that Heather Conforto Beatty joined as SVP.
Wells Adds 5 Reps as Raymond James Grabs One of Its FAs
In other news, U.S. Trust shares the names of its latest recruits, and two divorce-focused groups merge.
New Hire Roundup: Morningstar Names Ptak Head of Global Manager Research
Meanwhile, Wesley Long, former head of private client services at Wedbush, joined Index Fund Advisors to lead its wealth advisors.
Top 10 Better Letterman Replacements Than Colbert: Advisor Edition
Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman next year as host of CBS’ “Late Show,” but ThinkAdvisor has 10 financial gurus who might be better fits.
Ken Fisher Warns, Industry Responds: What Happens to RIAs in 10 Years?
Ken Fisher is bullish on 2014’s market and economy but decidedly bearish on the future of RIAs.
New Hire Roundup: Altegris Names Jack Rivkin CIO
Meanwhile, Convergent welcomed Richard Wells and the Senate Finance Committee approved three nominees for federal positions.
3 Cutting-Edge Ways to Get Clients
Vestorly CEO Justin Wisz and two other tech entrepreneurs shared how their firms’ approaches can take advisors further than LinkedIn or Facebook.
Predictions for 2014: Rodriguez, Fisher, Buckingham, Arnott
Our experts foresee market volatility in 2014—spurred by Washington.
Ken Fisher Warns: RIA World Gone in 10 Years
The famed value investor talked to ThinkAdvisor on how BDs will "eat RIAs as dessert," and why the economy is doing fine, for a spell.
Vestorly Hopes Smarter Data Equals More Clients
Client acquisition is "a science, not a gamble," argues Vestorly CEO Justin Wisz.