VC Investment in Fintech Rises to $1.2 Billion in US: KPMG
Robo-advisory, artificial intelligence and data analytics look to be “hot investment areas” next quarter, KPMG said.
‘No Evidence’ DOL Rule Is Hurting Recruiting: Raymond James
Though Morgan Stanley says the fiduciary standard is slowing advisor movement, the independent advisor group begs to differ.
More Merrill Departures: Recruiting Roundup
Raymond James adds an employee team, and HighTower grabs a breakaway duo; Triad recruits a group from Commonwealth Financial.
C Corp, S Corp or LLC for Breakaway Brokers? Each Has Tax Implications
Before making any choices, breakaway brokers should consult an experienced tax attorney or accountant familiar with the industry.
The Bull Market Is 8 Years Old. What’s Next?
The second longest post-WWII bull market is supported by strong fundamentals, but P/E ratios are rich by historical standards.
Unicorns, Skittles and the Delusions of Bull Markets
Advisor-owners tend to change their behavior and expectations in bull markets. But is it really different this time?
Recruiting Scene: Wirehouses Lose a Few, Win a Few
Focus adds a breakaway group, Raymond James picks up a trio, and Morgan Stanley nabs a high-net-worth team.
How One Advisor Uses Social Media to Land VIP Clients
Winnie Sun, managing director at The Sun Group, has used social media to expand her clientele to include top celebrities, athletes and Hollywood executives.
$700M Morgan Stanley Team Moves to Raymond James Indie Group
Steward Partners opens a new office in Florida with six breakaway brokers that have nearly $6 million in annual fees and commissions.
Acquired RIAs Have Become Acquirers: Dave DeVoe
M&A expert says it was a "breakout year" for sub-acquisitions amid record dealmaking among RIAs.