$2.5M Wells Fargo Team Goes Indie With Raymond James
The group has $500 million in assets; it includes twin brothers, Scott and Gregg Powers, who have worked together since 1992.
Will AdvisorBid Become the ‘Facebook’ of Wealth Management?
The online marketplace has 1,300 active advisors with profiles.
From ‘Pedestrian’ to Personal: Giving Clients What Wirehouses Can’t
Cardan Capital, founded in part by ex-lawyers, broke away from Merrill and now helps women going through life transitions.
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.