New Hire Roundup: Barclays Taps Bhargava to Head Wealth, Investment Management
In another personnel move, Michael McKeigue has joined Montage Investments as managing director of the national accounts team.
Investors More Confident but See Stagnation Ahead
Investor confidence has hit a seven-year high but still falls far short of the pre-recession average, Wells Fargo and Gallup found.
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.
9 Reasons Why Alan Greenspan Is Wrong About Everything
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan recently laid out nine reasons the economy stinks. Here’s why he’s wrong, according to New York Life’s John Kim.
Wells Fargo Adds 11 California Reps With $1B in AUM
The wirehouse taps a new communications chief, as independent firms hire recruiters, portfolio managers.
The Biggest Lie of the New Century
The claim that bank executives did nothing illegal during the financial crisis is simply implausible if not laughable, Barry Ritholtz writes.
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?
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q2 Earnings, 2014
Some of Wall Street’s major players still struggle with litigation expenses; many are finding ways to further boost their wealth results.
How Advisors Use Educational Tools for Their Clients
A Practical Perspectives study examines client-approved resources, including where advisors get them and which topics are most sought after.