Advisors, It Pays to Thank Clients — Consistently: Janus Labs
Those who express gratitude regularly and systematically have significantly higher AUM than those who do not, Janus finds.
Top Portfolio Products: First Trust, Amplify and Van Eck Introduce ETFs
New ETFs include sector and dividend-paying stock funds as well as municipal bond funds.
Wells Fargo Indie Channel Picks Up 6 Reps From Rivals
The advisors move to the firm with over $500 million in client assets from UBS, Bank of America and other broker-dealers.
DOL Fiduciary Rule’s Cost for 9 Investment Advice Players: From IBDs to RIAs
A.T. Kearney study sees big asset shifts across formats with IBDs getting walloped.
Recruiting Roundup: Raymond James Nabs Two Morgan Stanley Teams
Two hybrid RIAs announce merger plans, as US Trust, Merrill, Ameriprise and other firms share their latest recruiting news.
In 5 Years, Wealth Management Will Be Transformed: Roubini ThoughtLab
The detailed report shows that many financial advisors may not understand how fast wealth management will change in the coming years.
Time for Advisors to Move Beyond ‘Fintech Fear’: PwC Report
While most wealth managers fear losing business to fintech companies, fewer than half have put fintech at the center of a digital strategy.
Paul Ryan: What to Expect if Trump Wins, GOP Controls Congress
House Speaker Paul Ryan discusses six agenda items Republicans would pursue if the party retains control of Congress and wins the presidency.
Raymond James’ Saut: Trump, Clinton Wretched; Markets Rosy
Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James’ chief investment strategist, says Trump “scares me to death” while Clinton “is a liar.”
Digital Client Onboarding: A Key Step Toward Wealth Management Platform Growth
Aite Group describes the increasingly important role of automated client onboarding for financial advisors.