Complex Client Chats Could Be Untangled by Speech Software
Gridspace says its analysis software, from SRI Speech Labs, would eventually fit the needs of the financial advisory space.
After Advisor Outcry, TD Ameritrade Delays New Fees on Popular ETFs
TDAI president Tom Nally tells ThinkAdvisor that the original timeframe for the transition period was a “miss on our part.”
TD Ameritrade Clients Can Now Trade on Facebook Messenger
The brokerage is also working on extending trading capabilities to other technology platforms including Amazon and Twitter, according to an official.
2 Biggest Reasons Clients Trust Their Advisors
Vanguard assessed 32 skills, practices and behaviors for their effect on client trust. Interestingly, financial planning ability barely cracked the top 10.
Advisor Charged With Stealing $9M From Elderly Woman’s Foundation: Enforcement
Meanwhile, a Massachusetts advisor is accused of steering clients into funds in which he had an interest.
RIA M&As on a 5-Year Growth Tear: Echelon Report
Plus, the average asset level of breakaway reps is up to $300 million, according to the investment bank.
Private Equity Firm Lovell Minnick Is Buying $20B Tortoise Investments
The purchase of the asset manager is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018.
Women Invest Like Men but With a Key Difference, Study Finds
Capital Group’s survey of women shows confidence in their investment decisions but not necessarily the power to execute.
DeVos Sued Over Plans to End Protections for Student Borrowers
A coalition of states is suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her plans to end rules that protect student loan borrowers.
The Ear of the Beholder: Words Clients Hate, Words Clients Like
A Chubb research project found that it’s not what you say to prospects that matters; it’s what they hear.