At TD Ameritrade Gathering, Technology, Trusts, Diversity—and Blue Jeans
TD Ameritrade Institutional's annual advisor gathering featured well-received addresses by people like Leon Panetta and Magic Johnson and a last-night party headlined by the Steve Miller Band.
Financial Technology M&A Deals: Will Advisors Win or Lose?
TA Associates and NorthStar; Fidelity and eMoney; SS&C and Advent—the list goes on. Here's how advisors can assess these deals' implications.
PE Firm TA Associates Acquires Majority Stake in NorthStar Financial
Management of CLS Investments, Gemini and Orion will remain, looking to complement organic growth with the private equity firm's capital and expertise in acquisitions.
TD Ameritrade Launches 4 Initiatives at National Conference
TDAI chief Tom Nally also vows company will remain “focused and vigilant” on advocating for the fiduciary standard.
Orion Integrates Data Aggregator Quovo as T3 Tech Conference Kicks Off
The deal will bring aggregated data from thousands of financial institutions to a leading portfolio trading and rebalancing system.
What Advisors Can Learn From Robo-Advisors: Orion’s Clarke
Robo-advisors create a “huge opportunity” for traditional advisors, according to Eric Clarke, president of Orion Advisor Services.
Orion Advisor Services Releases New Prospecting App
The Discover app is meant for mobile devices and can be embedded on any website.
Securities America Forms Arbor Point Venture for Hybrid Advisors
The independent broker-dealer is working with NorthStar Financial on the venture, which offers reps a choice of custodial firms.
Eric Clarke: The 2012 IA 25 Extended Profile
In our industry, technology has allowed advisors to go out on their own as independent investment advisors and still provide their clients the same level of service that the wirehouses have traditionally provided.
5 Tips to Help Advisors Use Pinterest, a ‘Virtual Pinboard’
If Facebook and Twitter aren’t enough, there’s a new social media platform that may help advisors with their marketing campaigns.