Financial Planners Fight Spending Bill Rider That Kills DOL Rule
The Financial Planning Coalition moves against other industry players who are "aggressively advocating" for a rider that would prohibit DOL from implementing the fiduciary rule.
Schwab Makes New Ad Push as Assets Near $3 Trillion
The new commercials focus on how indie advisors working with the firm serve high-net-worth investors.
Ameriprise to Buy $8B Broker-Dealer With 200 Reps, Tops Earnings Estimates
The firm is picking up a group with about 200 advisors who serve banks and credit unions.
Raymond James’ National Event to Highlight DOL Fiduciary, Politics & Markets
The yearly conference for its independent advisors takes place this week in Orlando.
How Trump's Tax Proposal Could Affect the Muni Bond Market
Cuts in marginal personal and corporate income tax rates and the elimination of the state and local tax deduction from federal taxes could affect munis.
Trump Issues Dodd-Frank Executive Order
It directs Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to review Orderly Liquidation Authority, Financial Stability Oversight Council
U.S. Stocks Should ‘Terrify’ Janet Yellen: Billionaire Investor
Paul Tudor Jones says U.S. market cap to GDP ratio highest since '00; stocks could rise higher after French election.
Inside the Big-Money Marriage of Simon & Sons, Massey Quick
The principals of RIA Massey Quick and family office William E. Simon & Sons talked to ThinkAdvisor about their recent multibillion-dollar merger.
Helping Clients Be Charitable Is Good for Advisors’ Business: Foundation Source
A Foundation Source survey suggests that wealth managers need to be proactive with clients about philanthropic conversations.
Wells Fargo CEO Says Ousting Majority of Board Would Be ‘Crazy’
Board grasps bank’s problems, Wells Fargo’s Tim Sloan says, and gutting panel would be “absolutely irresponsible.”