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.
Wealth Firms Adding Indie, Wirehouse Reps
A number of successful advisors are switching channels and broker-dealers at a quick pace in midsummer.
Are Robo-Advisors Poised to Take Over?
Wealthfront and Xignite, a cloud-based market data firm, lay out the case for why they are the future of wealth management.
Raymond James Reports Record Profits, Revenues: Q2 Earnings
Fee-based accounts now make up more than 70% of Private Client Group revenue.
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 Taps Retirement Exec From Janney Montgomery
Frank McAleer, a nearly 30-year industry veteran, comes on board to focus on platform, other tools.
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...
4 Next-Gen Advisors Reshaping the Industry
These four young advisors are not mere rookies. They are tech-savvy, forward-thinking professionals who know how to attract a new generation of wealth creators.
Raymond James, Baird, Wells Fargo Add Reps From Rivals
The freshly recruited teams include families as well as individual advisors.