The Assets: Portfolio management
March 4, 2021
Merrill Faces Lawsuit for Alleged Misuse of Margin Account
Robert White is suing the wirehouse for alleged breach of contract and negligence, but one lawyer says the plaintiff has an “uphill battle.”
March 3, 2021
FAs Weigh In: Too Much Cash But Can’t Stomach High Equity Multiples
Brooks Hays, managing director and wealth advisor at Cresset Capital, says that’s a dilemma clients need advice on.
March 2, 2021
Robust Planning Process Bolsters FAs' Ability to Charge Separate Fees
Justin Duft, director for advanced planning at Commonwealth Financial Network, says switching to separate planning fees from an asset-based fee can be a hard conversation to have with clients.
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February 26, 2021
Home Office News: Interval Funds Gain Wirehouse Traction, Schwab Preps Thematic Offering, and More
A roundup of key updates from major broker-dealers, RIA custodians and other distributors.
February 25, 2021
Wells CFO: Wealth Management Success Not Tied to Product Manufacturing
The sale of Wells Fargo’s asset management unit is expected to have a “small, immaterial” impact on the bank’s bottom line, according to its chief financial officer.
February 24, 2021
FAs Weigh In: Hopeful About Opportunities for Growth, Outperformance
Whenever people are worried, there's opportunity for an advisor, says one financial advisor.
February 17, 2021
FAs Weigh In: Emotional Responses to Markets Amid Pandemic Off the Charts
Fusion Family Wealth’s CEO says investors’ pandemic-related fears have driven emotional responses to financial markets to levels he had not seen in his three decades in the advisory industry.
February 17, 2021
Betterment Expands Customization Options on Model Portfolios for FAs
The new offering expands on the company’s previous model portfolios by allowing most exchange-traded funds rather than only those that are part of Betterment Core Portfolio Strategy.
February 16, 2021
More 'Forward-Looking' FAs Charging Separate Financial Planning Fees
Advisors with the skill set to do true holistic financial planning can easily generate revenue that could replace lost AUM due to fee compression, says Commonwealth Financial Network's Justin Duft.
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February 8, 2021
Wells Names Head of Managed Solutions, Investment Implementation
Patricia Loepker was previously head of advisory, institutional and high-net-worth consulting for Wells Fargo Advisors.