Frances A. McMorris
Editor in Chief
All Frances A. McMorris' Stories
January 1, 2013
A run-down of the stories in this issue, including a look at who will influence the wealth industry in 2013 and what the financial markets will hold.
December 1, 2012
A run-down of the stories in this issue, including the list of the top 40 advisors under the age of 40, planning for the fiscal cliff, a look at exchange-traded funds, and planning for the new year.
November 1, 2012
A run-down of the stories in this issue, including Credit Suisse's expansion plans, tips on avoiding the biggest estate planning mistakes, making account opening more efficient, and a discussion of senior fraud with Don Blandin.
October 29, 2012
As Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, people in the path of this storm are preparing, but are they prepared for its aftermath, when the life and property damage has to be assessed?
October 23, 2012
Mitt Romney “has the momentum and nothing last night happened to change that,” said Charles Black, a Romney campaign advisor at the SIFMA annual meeting in New York.
October 1, 2012
A run-down of the stories in this issue, including how shifting demographics can open new markets; the special needs of gay and lesbian couples; a look at dividend stocks; and Merrill Lynch's deferred compensation settlement.
September 6, 2012
Firms need to foster real loyalty between themselves and their investor-clients, especially if advisors continue to leave, says Arthur Levitt, the former chairman of the SEC.
September 1, 2012
A run-down of the stories in this issue, beginning with the cover story, which details how to offer wealth management with a personal touch.
August 15, 2012
The dos and don'ts of attracting affluent clients; Perfecting the art of the deal; Cultivating new associations in the pipeline process; Knowing how to seize unusual opportunities to benefit you and your clients. Attend this highly sought-after, exclusive session where these advisors with varied and unique professional backgrounds will share the triumphs and hiccups that formed their approaches to advising and reveal their best practices in building their businesses.
August 13, 2012
Morning Introduction by Fran McMorris, Editor in Chief, On Wall Street
August 1, 2012
Managers discuss their emerging market funds, which were successful last year.
July 1, 2012
Even though investors are still asking when the economy will turn around, advisors have to prepare them for the next extreme event that will affect the economy.