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    Merrill Lynch tells its advisers to get some water

    Nontraditional investment could benefit from long-term trends, values-based investing: CIO Bartels.

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    Sallie Krawcheck: Don't underestimate robo-advisers

    Sallie Krawcheck says online advice industry is filling a gap in the marketplace.

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    Expenses take toll on Merrill Lynch's Q4 earnings

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch took a hit in the fourth quarter due to rising expenses and lower interest income, though CEO Brian Moynihan offered a vote of confidence that brokerage chief John Thiel is managing expenses well.

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    Merrill loses advisers managing $18.6 billion in 2014

    Wirehouse lost advisers managing $18.6 billion in 2014; veteran brokers blame Bank of America's 'fire first and ask questions later' mentality and expiration of retention deals. (See also: How wirehouses will strike back against breakaways)

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    Oil producers are feeling the heat from falling prices

    On today's Breakfast with Benjamin menu, some oil producers have a lot to lose from cheap oil. Plus: Merrill brokers are heading for greener pastures, activist investors are taking over, and tune up your holiday tipping practices.

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    Merrill Lynch loses two advisers with combined $2.1 billion in California

    One goes to Stifel, the other to UBS. Both had ties to Merrill's elite private banking and investment group that serves ultra-wealthy clients.

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    Wealth management a growing force in bank fortunes

    Third-quarter earnings reports show that once again, wirehouses are driving revenue at the giant banks that own them.

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    Merrill asks $2.5 billion team to leave

    The advisers allegedly violated Finra rules and firm policy by encouraging some of their larger clients to invest directly in hedge funds.

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    BofA settlement comes back to bite homeowners

    On today's Breakfast with Benjamin menu: BofA settlement bites homeowners. Plus: Warren Buffett feels compliance pain; a mortgage shop tries financial advice; fewer stocks participating in the bull market run; and stocks that could benefit from the ALS ice-bucket challenge.

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    Investors jump on the low-volatility bandwagon

    For Breakfast with Benjamin: Investors jump on the low-volatility bandwagon. Plus: A market fueled by bad news; B of A's big mortgage settlement' Countrywide exec finally heads to court; and how companies miss the mark with stock options.

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    Wirehouses challenged as retention deals fade

    Study estimates that between 12% and 20% of long-term packages signed after 2008 mergers will expire annually over the next four years.

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    Citigroup reaches $7 billion mortgage bond settlement

    Joins JPMorgan Chase in settling charges it misrepresenting the quality of mortgage-backed bonds sold to investors as housing prices plummeted.

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    U.S. Trust hires managing director from JPMorgan in expansion bid

    Firm looks to deepen its reach in the ultrahigh-net-worth market segment with plans to double head count in Washington by year's end.

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    Next on Janet Yellen's to-do list: Winding down a $4.5T balance sheet

    On Friday's menu: What's next on Yellen's to-do list. Plus: Small-cap stock weakness as a leading indicator, an SEC official dishes on PE funds, big banks are loving big mortgages, three finance questions you better be able to answer, and getting by on $6,000 an hour.

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    Wirehouses warm to bank channel recruits

    Wirehouses are now focusing on a new market segment in their talent searches: bank channel recruits. Why the change in sentiment for advisers once considered too risky?