New Hire Roundup: Dana McLaughlin Joins Beirne Wealth Consulting
This week in new hires, CLA Wealth Advisors added George Hostal, and Hartford Funds brought in Shaun McDonald and Dylan White.
Morgan Stanley Adds 9 Reps From Rivals
The new advisors bring about $10 million in yearly fees and commission, as well as more than $1.8 billion in total client assets.
13 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q2 Earnings, 2013
Some large organizations kept up their momentum, while smaller BDs showed both weaker than expected and surprisingly strong results.
SEC Swears In 2 Commissioners; FINRA Names New Governors
Kara Stein and Michael Piwowar, both former congressional staffers, are new SEC commissioners, replacing Elisse Walter and Troy Paredes.
WSJ Upbeat, Roubini Down on Second Half
Just as the economy is showing signs of emergence from a lethargic recovery, economist Nouriel Roubini is warning Americans to lower their expectations, citing a Philly Fed report out today.
Top 10 Corporate Cash Donors to Charity in 2012
Corporate America’s charitable donations grew modestly, but may slow this year.
How Financial Reform Became a Fiasco
Three years after Dodd-Frank’s passage, President Obama and Congress have failed to shepherd sound financial-industry rules, or level with the public.
Vatican Bank Faces Uncertainty in Wake of Scandals
Failure to heed international regulations on money laundering and corruption can be hazardous to a bank’s health, even if your bank is called the Institute for the Works of Religion, aka the Vatican bank.
JPMorgan, Wells Fargo Beat Estimates for Q2
Though positive, sales growth at the big banks didn't keep pace with profit expansion in the second quarter.
Top 10 Most Disliked U.S. Companies: 2013
AdvisorOne focuses on the bottom 10 in a Harris poll ranking consumers’ opinion of the reputation of America’s 60 most visible companies.