After years of impressive performance, the bank loan market may be losing its edge.
The Government Accountability Office has concluded that the subsidy large banks enjoy due to their size has been reduced or even eliminated in recent years.
Wunderlich Securities picked up an advisor with $70 million in client assets from Raymond James & Associates.
'I think an entry by Schwab may be more of a threat to established advisors by putting even more downward pressure on fees,' says Grant Easterbrook, Corporate Insight analyst.
Old National Bancorp in Evansville, Ind., has spent the last year buying its way into higher-growth markets, including a deal announced Monday in Grand Rapids, Mich. CEO Bob Jones is still antsy to expand in Louisville but acknowledges that shareholders want him to take a break from M&A.
A new study finds substantial savings and comfortable retirements when defined contribution plans are combined with Social Security income and lifestyle changes.
It's a busy recruiting season for Wells Fargo, which announced that it has added four wirehouse advisors managing about $450 million in assets.
Swiss banks will on the whole meet the deadline for delivering information on offshore accounts to the U.S., improving their chances of settling with the Justice Department this year.
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A pair of new studies released this week find that planners' biggest concerns now center on a potential equity market downturn.
Board pledges not to punish widely followed advisor while they try to resolve fee-only compensation issue; draws accusations of 'arbitrary' treatment.
The scheduled depletion date for Social Securitys Disability Insurance Trust Fund is only two years away, in late 2016, according to a new government report.
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Merrill Lynch has transitioned more than $100 billion onto its new platform, Merrill Lynch One, which executives say is the biggest technology upgrade in decades.
Pacific Investment Management Co.s Bill Gross said investors should say good evening to the prospect of future capital gains in asset markets as interest rates are set to rise while the economy grows at a slow pace.
UBS is facing more than $600 million in damage claims filed by Puerto Rico investors in closed-end bond funds, the bank said in its second quarter earnings report Tuesday.
Some are pushing investors to target intermediate maturities and others telling investors to adopt a barbell approach, a strategy where investors buy both short and long maturities.
Though satisfying examiners remains a priority, their decisions about how and where to deploy resources are being mostly driven by the desire to meet customers' changing demands, according to a new survey from the advisory firm KPMG.
Increased operating expenses and higher than anticipated regulatory costs and fines contributed to a 4.4% drop in second-quarter net income at LPL Financial.