New Hire Roundup: LPL President Moore Elected to FSI Board
Also, DoubleLine adds four and AssetMark names Natalie Wolfsen chief commercialization officer.
20 Best & Worst States for Taxpayer Value
WalletHub’s study factors in infrastructure, education, health and three other categories of state government services.
Top 15 Cheapest States for Long-Term Care Costs: 2014
Genworth’s 11th annual study provides data on the states with the lowest costs across a range of LTC services.
HighTower Launches Third Leg of Advisor Platform: The Alliance
Gavion, a $20 billion investment consulting firm to institutions, will be building its own HighTower-like partnership in the South for “corner office” fee-based advisors.
What’s Your State’s Dividend Income Tax?
Some states collect no extra tax on top of the federal dividend income tax, while some add an additional levy as high as 13.3%.
SEC Enforcement: Goldman’s ‘Fabulous Fab’ Ordered to Pay More Than $825,000
In other financial enforcement news, two brothers charged by the SEC with insider trading last June were found guilty by a jury.
Raymond James Grabs $4.2M Advisors; Morgan Stanley Adds $4.5M Teams
Focus Financial and Advisor Center also share the names of independent advisors they've helped switch affiliation.
Advisors ‘Following the Money’ to New, Underserved Markets
The best new markets for advisors are in increasingly far-flung places, away from traditional financial hubs like New York and Los Angeles.
Payrolls Rise Less Than Forecast; Jobless Rate Drops to 6.7%
December job growth likely muted by weather as unemployment rate falls to lowest since October 2008.
Yellen Confirmed by Senate to Become Fed Chairman
Yellen, who will replace Bernanke after Jan. 31, will be the first woman to head the central bank in its 100-year history.