Two Ways LPL Plans to Innovate: New Mobile App, Virtual Assistants
At its Focus conference, CEO Dan Arnold shares details about a mobile app for clients and the IBD's experiments with “Uberization.”
Peter Mallouk Wants a Few Good Advisors, With No Assets
Peter Mallouk, president of Creative Planning, tells ThinkAdvisor what he looks for in his wealth managers — and why brokers need not apply.
Fidelity Trims Index Fund Fees, Challenging Vanguard
The firm cuts total expenses by nearly 10 basis points in move to capture more passive-investor assets.
Fed's Fischer Warns Political Uncertainty Hurts Economic Growth
Long-term trends hold down global rates, and lack of clarity on heath care and taxes erodes business confidence, the Fed vice chairman says.
ProShares Adds Equity ETF Designed for Rising Rates: Portfolio Products
In other product news, Aria RetireOne announced it will start providing a fee-based variable annuity.
How Ron Carson, Others Lure Clients With Latest Tech
Experts share ways to use the latest and greatest tools while giving clients an advisor-friendly experience.
'Bad Actor' Bill Would Limit SEC Waivers for Law-Breaking Firms
Rep. Maxine Waters' bill limits the regulator's ability to grant waivers to financial institutions that have broken the law.
Raymond James' Wealth Group Boosts Profits 56%
The number of advisors jumps 451 from a year ago to nearly 7,300.
Fidelity Clearing to Partner With Goldman, US Bank; Expand Loans to Wealth Clients
RIAs, broker-dealers and family offices will be able to offer securities-based loans of up to $25 million through the program.
Wells Fargo FiNet Adds 2 Merrill Teams in California: Recruiting Roundup
As the bank's recent data leak grabs headlines, Dynasty Financial brings on one of its former reps and staff.