Updated Thursday, July 30, 2015 as of 8:09 AM ET
Thumbs-Up for Economy, Robo Move at LPL Focus
"Make no doubt about it, we are not near a recession," says LPL chief investment officer Burt White.
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Aggregator adds myCIO to its four previous investments Veritable, Clarfeld Financial, Baker Street Advisors and Welch & Forbes. more »
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