Advisor Headcount on the Decline: Cerulli Study
A few advisor channels, however, continue to show momentum in the industry, the latest research shows.
RIAs to Hold 25% of All Client Assets in 2014: Cerulli
The number of RIAs is fast approaching 30,000, the research firm finds.
As Dually Registered Advisors’ Assets Grow, SEC Zeros In
Just as the SEC beefs up its oversight of dually registered advisors, new research from Cerulli Associates finds the dually registered channel is one of the fastest growing.
LPL, Country’s Largest IBD, Grapples With Its Own Success
While LPL, which reported earnings Wednesday, may lay off workers in some areas, its tech and research units are hiring as the IBD seeks selective growth.
Cerulli Delivers Tough Message for IBDs on Recruitment, Market Share
The IBD community received a stark and sobering message about the overall health of the industry.
Indie Broker-Dealers Face Struggle to Survive: Cerulli
The things that advisors love about independent broker-dealers also give rise to the problems that make survival difficult in the channel, according to a Cerulli report.
The Mixed State of the Advisor Market
Recent snapshots of the advisory industry’s mergers and acquisition activity, along with new data on the growth and decline in advisory channels, show that as wirehouse advisors are slowly shrinking, the business model of choice has become being dually registered advisors.