BD Execs: Clients Too Conservative, Putting Themselves at Risk
Panel led by Cetera CEO Larry Roth says investors are running scared, annuities are misunderstood and the industry is ready for a "Napster moment."
Wealth Managers Must Be High-Tech and High-Touch
Many robo-advisors are aimed at younger, mass affluent investors. But boomers and high-net-worth clients like tech tools, too.
Morgan Stanley’s Dhanda Named to New Role in Wealth Unit
He replaces Andy Saperstein, who is becoming co-COO of institutional securities.
Froude Steps Down as Head of Ameriprise Advisor Group
Two senior execs, Bill Williams and Patrick O'Connell, are poised to step in to lead 9,672 FAs.
Top Portfolio Products: Nasdaq to Launch Energy Futures Market
SunGard introduces managed investment solution; Envestnet rolls out online education.
Schwab’s Robo-Giant Unleashed: Could It Help Advisors Gain Clients?
As Schwab launches its Intelligent Portfolios platform, project head Naureen Hassan tells ThinkAdvisor what to expect from the RIA version.
Morgan Stanley Reworks Leadership of Wealth Unit
The moves, including the promotions of two female execs, come after Doug Ketterer's retirement.
Stifel Moves to Buy Sterne Agee: Reports
The reported deal means Stifel could soon top 3,000 total advisors and $200 billion in client assets.
The Unsinkable Sallie Krawcheck
Is Krawcheck weighing a robo-advisor offering? She remains tight-lipped on her plans, but tells ThinkAdvisor in a wide-ranging interview, "I'm not done yet!"
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.