Back in 1976, while other teenagers had started obsessing over the newest style of music, punk rock, 16-year-old Louis M. Ricciardi was grooming himself to be a financial advisor. Hipping classmates to the Rule of 72, he was touting the benefits of investing at a young age.
Advisors on the Go: Barclays Adds 3, Baird Picks Up 2 and Raymond James Hires 1
Barclays Wealth said Wednesday that it had hired three advisors for its Latin American ultra-high-net-worth operations, while Baird announced on the same day that it had picked up two advisors in San Francisco. On Monday, Raymond James employee-channel added a top producer in Houston.
Catching up with… Scott Colyer
If you’re in the decidedly unglamorous, but wholly necessary fixed income business, setting up shop in Monument, Colo., serves as an effective (and breathtaking) counterbalance.
Ex-UBS Chief Grano on Wirehouses: ‘They’ve Lost Their Way’
The former head of UBS-PaineWebber also says that the breakaway-broker trend is likely to continue
Cetera, Former ING Advisor Group, Hires Second Schwab Executive
Cetera Financial Group, formerly ING Advisors Network, said Monday it had hired Mark Palmer as the firm's national sales manager.
Former ING Advisor Group Hires Second Schwab Exec
Cetera Financial Group, formerly ING Advisors Network, said it has hired Mark Palmer as the firm's national sales manager after tapping Barnaby Grist in February.
Broker/Dealer Briefing: Cetera Ready to Grow
If there's one thing that advisors cannot stand, it's uncertainty. So imagine that you were a representative affiliated with one of the ING broker/dealers over...
Portrait of a Branch Manager
It takes an ultra savvy advisor to service ultra-high-net-worth clients -- and it takes an ultra-talented branch manager to coach top FAs to be even...
Alexandra Lebenthal is as excited as she is frustrated: "This is an entrepreneurial oxymoron!" she exclaims. "The Lebenthal name in a startup company! I feel...
UBS to Buy McDonald after Piper Jaffray Deal Closes
What do you do after gobbling up some 700 Piper Jaffray advisors? If you're UBS, you make another deal -- this time to rake in...