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.
Schorsch Denies ARCP Book-Cooking Allegations
The charges were raised by the firm’s former chief accounting officer in a lawsuit.
Raymond James Adds 2 Ex-Wells Fargo Teams
This news follows the successful recruiting of groups from Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan and Stifel Nicholaus.
Vanguard’s Robo-Offering: Good for Advice, Bad for Advisors
Expert Michael Kitces weighs in on the pros and cons of the industry giant's latest plans.
American Realty’s Schorsch Leaves Behind $100 Million in Pay
His departure from the nontraded REIT group is tied to accounting errors revealed in October.
Investors Say No to FINRA’s CARDS Plan
"Data from this survey reveals that investors have serious concerns about the CARDS proposal and the risks such a system could pose to their privacy," says SIFMA CEO Bentsen.
Schorsch Resigns From American Realty Capital Post
Two other executives also are leaving the real estate venture, six weeks after accounting errors were announced.
Sterne Agee Takes Ex-CEO to Court Over Luxury Spending
The lawsuit comes after the wealth-management firm was told James Holbrook faced federal investigations.
Fines R Us: FINRA Hits 10 Banks for $43M Over Toys R Us IPO
The firms, including Citigroup, Credit Suisse and Goldman, offered favorable research to win investment banking business.
What the World Needs Now…Are Client Advocates
The securities industry seems to be moving toward fiduciary client advocate advisors. Unfortunately, it looks like it will take a new professional organization to get there.