Volcker Urges Merging Regulators
Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker is pushing for a change that would put at least one top regulator out of business.
New Hire Roundup: Morningstar Names Ptak Head of Global Manager Research
Meanwhile, Wesley Long, former head of private client services at Wedbush, joined Index Fund Advisors to lead its wealth advisors.
Froude Steps Down as Head of Ameriprise Advisor Group
Two senior execs, Bill Williams and Patrick O'Connell, are poised to step in to lead 9,672 FAs.
Raymond James Taps Former Morgan Stanley Exec for West Coast Growth
Rick Sanchez comes on board in the San Francisco area to expand branches and recruiting for the employee channel.
How to Take Over a $1 Billion Practice
The anatomy of a high-stakes Morgan Stanley practice acquisition.
Raymond James Nabs $2.6M Ex-RBC Team
In addition, a former Merrill Lynch rep affiliates with LPL Financial, and Baird adds an ex-UBS team.
New Hire Roundup: Envestnet Names Hardwick President of Advisor Services
Meanwhile, New York Life has appointed Kathleen Navarro its chief diversity officer.
10 Most Successful YouTube Channels by Financial Firms: Q3
Even stodgy financial firms can produce viral videos playing on patriotism, Peyton Manning or lightening up with an office hip-hop dance.
Merrill Grabs 6 Reps From Morgan Stanley, Others
The recruited reps have about $710 million in assets and $5 million in production.
Prudential: Are Retirement Plans’ Auto-Features Up to Snuff?
Prudential Retirement brought together experts in the retirement industry to discuss tactics to overcome participant inertia, among them automatic plan features.