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Launching another volley in the fight over a national fiduciary standard, an investor advocate group argues that brokerage firms are misleading investors.
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Traditional firms must boost their digital wealth management tools or risk being overrun by those that already do. more »
John Lipari and Richard Ribek say they chose Raymond James' "client-first culture." more »
Better technology, cultural differences and bigger deals have enabled regional firms to recruit more competitively and keep up the momentum. more »
For several years regional banks have been furiously trying to boost fee income by beefing up in wealth management. But the cost of acquiring talent has made it hard for them to gain traction in this all-but saturated market. more »
The heads of the employee and independent advisory channels will report to Ameriprise CEO Jim Cracchiolo when Don Froude steps down as president of the firm's Personal Advisor Group. more »
The wirehouse lost one of its biggest producers, but pulled in two teams from rivals RBC and UBS. Meanwhile, Baird lured away a $260M team from Morgan Stanley. See these and other moves in our latest recruiting roundup. more »
The wirehouse grabbed a group that produced $2.5 million at RBC. more »
The firm also said it had recruited a wirehouse team with $2 million in annual revenues. more »
Leaders at the biggest firms are looking to deferred compensation and other ways to grow shareholder value and control costs. more »
Two Morgan Stanley advisors managing about $150 million in assets moved to the regional broker-dealer. more »
The latest earnings reports from Raymond James, Ameriprise, Stifel and RBC show how these key regional broker-dealers measure up. more »
The firm's employee channel picks up two financial planners from brokerage M.J. Whitman. more »
Also, Raymond James added two $2.6 million producers advisors who last worked at RBC. However, Raymond James wasn’t the only winner. See these and all the latest advisor moves in our latest recruiting roundup. more »
Advisors on the Move: Merrill Loses Billion-Dollar Advisor, Lures Teams With $800M
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