LPL Taps Bill Morrissey to Lead Advisor Services
Bill Morrissey, head of business development, replaces Derek Bruton, who retired recently after the IBD raised concerns over his "interactions with other employees."
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q4 Earnings, 2013
Some of Wall Street's major players haven't been able to turn their results around, but others are putting their troubles behind them.
Why Won’t Advisors Sell?
Securities America’s Roger Verboon relates what he sees on the front lines of advisor M&A: emotional hurdles for sellers, financial for buyers.
LPL Beats Q4 Estimates, Drops Bank Plans
The IBD improves its net income by 20%, but its profit margin is hurt by weak cash-sweep results.
10 Best Finance Tweets of the Month: January
Bill Gross says bring it on, LPL's Burt White gives his Cheesecake Factory Consumer Confidence measure, and advisor Carl Richards wants to smash your iPhone.
Envestnet’s Strategy Opens Window Into Future of Independent Advice
A discussion with Bill Crager and Stuart DePina of Envestnet shows where independent advisors are going and who their partners will be.
Ex-Ameriprise Rep Opens TrestleBridge, Affiliates With LPL
Meanwhile, LPL-affiliated Washington Wealth rolls out platform for advisors who want to work remotely.
LPL on Starting Bank: ‘Not at That Stage Yet’
With a drop in private-equity ownership, the IBD can give banking operations a closer look...
LPL Financial Focus13 Conference to Unveil New Mobile Apps
IT industry veteran and LPL CIO Victor Fetter is busy tweeting about the giant IBD's tech developments and launches planned for Focus13.
Annuity Puzzle Solved: Don’t Buy Them
Defying conventional wisdom, Kent Smetters of the Wharton School and Felix Reichling of the CBO say low demand for annuities is no mystery. If there is an annuity puzzle, it is why people don't short them.