Stifel Agrees to Buy Barclays’ U.S. Wealth Management Unit
The deal should add some 180 advisors to the company, which recently bought Sterne Agee.
HighTower Group to Target Athletes, Celebrities
Some advisors, though, say it's better to focus on pro athletes from a single sport rather than targeting all VIPs.
Perfect Insider Traders Got Caught
If there's one thing that insider traders like almost as much as playing golf, it's failing to recognize their own fathers' names in FINRA inquiries.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q1 Earnings, 2015
Here’s how some of the biggest firms’ earnings compared over the first quarter.
UBS Is Having Its Best Day in Years
Profit doubled last quarter for the Swiss bank, and wealth-management Americas' earnings rose close to 5%.
JPMorgan Profit Rises 12% on Gains From Stock, Bond Trading
The bank boosts earnings on asset management 11% to $502 million, as total assets for the unit hit $1.8 trillion.
Algorithms Will Make JPMorgan Less Bad
JPMorgan is using algorithms "to identify rogue employees" to minimize costs and maximize ROE (and bonuses). That happens to coincide with regulatory goals.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Broadens Opportunities
The U.S. may not be overjoyed at the fact, but a new investment bank in Asia represents a host of new opportunities for infrastructure growth.
FINRA Enforcement: I-Bank Hid Client’s Criminal Record From Investors
Meanwhile, the regulator slapped multimillion-dollar fines on Citigroup Global Markets and Merrill Lynch.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q4 Earnings, 2014
Here’s how some of the biggest firms’ earnings compared over the fourth quarter.