Stifel Moves to Buy Sterne Agee: Reports
The reported deal means Stifel could soon top 3,000 total advisors and $200 billion in client assets.
Raymond James Taps Ex-Wirehouse Manager for Bay Area Growth
The former Morgan Stanley, Citi and Merrill Lynch employee will be based in San Francisco.
13 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q3 Earnings, 2014
The third quarter saw several firms get hit with problems, while others were able boost their financial results.
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.
Big Reg Charge Slashes LPL’s Q3 Earnings Forecast
One analyst says LPL's "inability to guide effectively on expenses," particularly regulatory ones, is a "recurring problem."
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q2 Earnings, 2014
Some of Wall Street’s major players still struggle with litigation expenses; many are finding ways to further boost their wealth results.
Commonwealth Grabs Group From LPL-Affiliated Firm
Benjamin W. Wong and Associates joined Commonwealth after their previous firm, Financial Telesis, was bought by an ex-LPL exec.
Hearsay Social to Support LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator
Social-media focused sellers are 51% more likely to beat their quota than traditional sellers, according to one survey.
Raymond James Reports Record Profits, Revenues: Q2 Earnings
Fee-based accounts now make up more than 70% of Private Client Group revenue.
New Hire Roundup: Prudential Names Ward Head of Stable Value
In other new hires, HighTower announced that Kimberly Hollenbeck will join the firm as executive director of business development.