Wells Fargo Adds 2 Reps, Boosts Overall Headcount in Q3
The third-biggest wirehouse says its client assets total $1.4 trillion.
Wells Fargo Compliance Officer Altered Doc After Insider Trader Slipped Through Cracks: SEC
Document was changed to cover mistakes in reviewing broker’s illegal Burger King trades, SEC says.
The Bizarre Recruiting Case of Alfonso Montoya
A $150 million book of business Wells Fargo promised him never materialized — and then the wirehouse took him to arbitration.
New Hire Roundup: Vanguard’s McNabb to Serve Additional Term at ICI
Meanwhile, Dynasty Financial Partners announced a new partnering with Nova Wealth Advisors.
Focus, Dynasty Add Teams; Morgan Stanley Grabs 4 FAs With $660M
Boutique firms continue to attract registered reps, including some from the wirehouse firms.
Wells Fargo Fined $5M Over Advisor’s Insider Trading, Altered Document
SEC says Wells Fargo Advisors was slow to release required compliance documents and "altered" one related to sales of Burger King stock.
LPL Adds $1.2B Team; Wells Fargo Recruits $1.4B Reps
Also, Washington Wealth brings in group from RBC with $830 million in assets, as Morgan Stanley's Graystone attracts Merrill institutional team.
Wells Fargo Adds 11 California Reps With $1B in AUM
The wirehouse taps a new communications chief, as independent firms hire recruiters, portfolio managers.
BDs, Trade Groups Team Up to Clarify Murky BD Fees
FINRA, SIFMA and other groups, with LPL and other BDs, have joined forces to develop rules that ensure BDs’ fees are easily understood by investors.
Reading the Data on the Bright Future of Online Advice
A poll found investors are more likely to use human advisors, but also expect to use more online advice. What's your take on the data?