A Different Approach to Recruiting: Lincoln Financial Network
“We’re not going to go out and just recruit for purposes of recruiting,” says Chris Flint, head of Advisor & Acquisition Strategies.
DIY Investing on a Growth Tear
Self-directed investment is growing much faster than the rest of the market, and online platforms' user bases are getting more diverse, a Scivantage study found.
ETFs’ Future Debated by Top ETF Players
Will supply-side product innovation or new demand from millennials and ETF marketplaces fuel the fund sector’s next trillion dollars?
Silver Pricing Change Takes Effect; Other Metals to Follow
A 117-year-old pricing system has changed.
Liquid Alternatives: A Quick Coming of Age
In an unusual twist, the smart money appears to be following the small retail investor into alternative mutual funds, aka “liquid alts.”
Free Financial Advice? What Could Be Better for Consumers?
Excising the requirement that professionals act in clients’ best interests would make society much more efficient, and save the Treasury billions!
Investors Pile Into Stocks Just as Pros Say Bull Run Is Over
Individual investors are plowing money back into the U.S. stock market just as professional strategists say gains for this year are over.
SEC Wants to Give Everyone a Chance to Be a Bond Trader
What's the more important job for the SEC: optimizing market efficiency and stability or protecting retail investors?
Is There Enough Fixed Income in Your Retirement Plan Lineup?
If you only have one or two options, you might not be able to meet participants’ varied needs, says Matt Sommer of Janus Capital.
National Financial Chief Sees ‘Tremendous Opportunity’ for Survivors of BD Consolidation
National Financial chief says “weak players have been winnowed out” of the broker-dealer space, with successful firms leveraging their partners.