Raymond James Tops Estimates in Q3, Private Client Profits Jump 55%
The company now includes 6,265 advisors doing business in different channels in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.
Wells Fargo, Raymond James Recruit Teams; LPL Adds 13 Reps
Plus, HighTower and NFP add separate retirement plan groups to their operations as partners.
Merrill’s New Training Could Put Advisors in ‘Sticky’ Situation
The program is intended to help advisors with succession, but it could make it harder for advisors and clients to leave, Mark Elzweig says.
Raymond James Recruits 3 Wirehouse Teams, $875M in Client Assets
Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch grab advisors from each other in the latest recruiting push.
Raymond James' Execs Share Aims at Confab
Raymond James defines itself by its conservative approach to the financial-advice business, and its executives stressed this point when discussing possible acquisitions during the independent channel's national conference held recently in Washington, D.C. When it comes to the advisor space, “We do not want to make transformative acquisitions,” explained CEO...
The 2014 Broker-Dealer Reference Guide
Some observers of the independent broker-dealer universe might be tempted to explain its current state by counting the acquisitions that Nicholas Schorsch's Realty Capital has made over the past year.
The 2014 Broker-Dealer Presidents Poll
Our fifth annual Broker-Dealer Presidents Poll found the leaders of independent broker-dealers are optimistic even though they’re still smarting from the costs of staying compliant.
If You Go Indie, Will Clients Follow? The Great Leap of Faith
Going independent requires not just careful cost-benefit analysis but also a focus on your clients’ confidence—and your own.
Advisor Recruiting Up 40%: Raymond James’ Curtis
It’s not another 2009, but it’s the best of the past few years, says RJFS President Scott Curtis.
Raymond James Exec: No Big Merger
Raymond James Financial Services President Scott Curtis also describes the independent broker-dealer's legislative, IT and other aims at national confab.