LPL Financial seems to have staunched the regulatory bleeding -- at least for now.

While regulatory costs pulled down the company's net income 2% to $178 million for full-year 2014, strong gains in advisory and brokerage assets lifted revenues at the country's largest independent broker-dealer 5.6% to $4.3 billion for the year.

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