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Raymond James Financial's private client group contributed to record profits for the company on strong performance.
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Ameriprise CEO Jim Cracchiolo credited growth in the firm's fee-based businesses and wealth management unit for the company's robust overall performance. more »
"This is a head-on counterattack and is definitely making the [digital] space a lot more competitive," says William Trout, a senior analyst for Celent. more »
Ex-LPL advisor Jeb Bashaw's new job falls through; trial lawyer says problems stemmed from private placement sales. more »
Former insurance company advisor's 30 victims included friends he had grown up with, according to prosecutors. more »
Looking at the range of services received by clients in all advisory channels, traditional wirehouses take the lead in catering to high-end client needs, according to research from Cerulli Associates. more »
Agency secures $4 billion in penalties; expert says: “make sure that you have a robust and dynamic compliance program.” more »
Around 80% of KMS' advisors, who are about equally divided between fee and commission-based business models, are based in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. more »
In tapping a discharged LPL broker, broker-dealer Wunderlich Securities could face 'reputational risk' and legal headaches, observers say. more »
Female advisors from Raymond James' Private Client Group got a mix of planning tips, technology tricks, strategic advice and female empowerment. more »
An advisor team with $400 million in client assets has left Wells Fargo to go independent with the help of Dynasty Financial Partners. more »
FINRA has issued a long-awaited regulatory notice outlining the proposal for a controversial data-sharing system known as CARDS, asking for comments from the industry and other stakeholders. more »
At an advisor summit, the industry group urges members to reach out individually to lawmakers to fight regulatory plans. more »
The SEC has initiated an administrative proceeding against an advisor who allegedly misappropriated around $2 million of investors' funds in a scheme dating to 2008. more »
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