Robo-Advisors a Potential Threat but Coexistence Is Possible: Survey
Advisors are "not sure if robo-advisors are their enemy, friend or frenemy," says Todd Clarke, CEO of CLS Investments.
Raymond James Exec: ‘No Robo-Advisor Plans’
Raymond James' indie arm remains focused on advisors, their growth and recruiting, according to President Scott Curtis.
Raymond James Kicks Off National Indie Event
The Las Vegas-based conference is drawing nearly 1,900 independent reps and over 70 prospects.
The WSJ’s Public Service on Fiduciary Standard: Lifting the Veil
The five arguments made by Journal editors that they got partly wrong, wrong and confused and just plain wrong.
Raymond James Adds 6 From LPL; Wells Fargo Grabs 5 From Morgan Stanley
Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch recruits a UBS team as wirehouse retention deals expire.
‘RIA-ization’ Transforming Advisor Industry
Advisors have lots to consider when using a corporate RIA or starting their own, says a panel at FSI OneVoice 2015.
Raymond James Reworks Employee Channel Leadership
The shifts are announced ahead of its Women’s Symposium and investment advisor confab.
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' 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...
Raymond James, the New Borders Bookstore?
Fiduciary advocates need to reframe the battle: think "disruptive innovation," as has happened to book publishing and is happening to BDs.