2015 Broker-Dealers of the Year: The Leaders Speak
Behind the scenes and in front of the camera, the leaders of the 2015 Broker-Dealers of the Year discuss the IBD industry and their own firms' value propositions.
2015 Broker-Dealers of the Year: Ralph DeVito on Respecting Reps
After six years of being voted by reps as the best broker-dealer of the year in the Division II category, Ralph DeVito of The Investment Center knows his firm is special.
2015 Broker-Dealers of the Year: Lon Dolber on Overcoming Adversity
American Portfolios has been through dark days with its reps; the Division III winner started business on Sept. 11, 2001.
2015 Broker-Dealers of Year: Eric Schwartz on the Extent and Impact of a Fiduciary Rule
The true masters at privately owned broker-dealer Cambridge Investment Research are the reps, says founder, chairman and CEO Eric Schwartz.
2015 Broker-Dealers of the Year: Prospera's David Stringer on the Value of a Niche IBD
The leader of the Broker-Dealer of the Year in Division I--David Stringer--explains how Prospera's commitment to customer service benefits reps.
Morningstar: Jason Turner Helps Great Lakes Set Expectations
Chicago firm follows SRI principles to find “good corporate actors” that make good investments.
Morningstar: Steve Wruble of RiskX on Timelines and Risk
Investment firm looks no more than 90 days out as it considers tactics and strategy.
Morningstar: GuideStone's Duggan on Religious-Based Investing
Christian-screened funds can stand on their own as investments, CIO Ron Duggard of GuideStone argues, plus "everyone screens" in some way.
Morningstar: Evermore Global's Marcus on Opportunities in Europe
Evermore Global Advisors' David Marcus says "we're pure opportunists" who are heavily invested in Europe because "that's where the opportunities are."
Morningstar: Hennessy Funds' Brian Peery on Mid Caps
The manager of Hennessy Funds' Cornerstone Mid Cap 30 Fund describes the fund's screening process, including why he focuses on year-over-year rather than quarterly earnings.