JPMorgan Profits Drop in Q4; Wells Fargo Sees Modest Improvement
One bank is hit by continued legal costs, while the other has loan and deposit growth.
An Investor-Friendly Way to Switch Broker-Dealers
Advisors can use some creative techniques when telling clients why they changed broker-dealers or custodians. Start with your new firm's financials.
ThinkAdvisor’s 2014 Q4 Earnings Calendar for the Finance Sector
A list of full-year and fourth-quarter 2014 earnings release dates for companies of interest to financial advisors and investors.
New Hire Roundup: FPA Announces Strategic Content Partnerships
Meanwhile, Manisha Thakor has joined RIA firm Buckingham as Director of Wealth Strategies for Women.
Raymond James, Ameriprise Add Teams in Midwest
The teams move with close to $400 million in total assets under management, the broker-dealers say.
Wells Fargo Steps Right Up in Compensation ‘Carnival Game’
Wells Fargo is the latest to tweak its 2015 pay structure for advisors, making it more complex.
Raymond James Adds 8 Advisors; Margaret Towle Joins Merrill
RJ adds advisors from largest credit union in Oregon, while Wells Fargo adds reps in Connecticut and Texas. Towle, formerly of HighTower, joins Merrill.
Tax Loss Harvesting: Beware of Unrealistic Expectations
Once an end-of-year tradition, tax loss harvesting can now be done year-round, and more efficiently. Beware of unrealistic expectations, however, especially from robo-advisors.
Raymond James Adds 2 Ex-Wells Fargo Teams
This news follows the successful recruiting of groups from Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan and Stifel Nicholaus.
Merrill Signs Ex-NFL Player to Head San Francisco Complex
Willie Thomas, a former Seattle Seahawk, has 20-plus years in the business and will lead nearly 200 reps.