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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?

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    Merrill Lynch dodges high-profile gender bias suit

    N.Y. Supreme Court justice dismisses a complaint from three former trainees who claimed they were given a book called “Seducing the Boys' Club” and ultimately fired out of bias.

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    Coming off yesterday's big bounce, futures do not look bright for today

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Backing off the big bounce. Plus: Bill Gross confesses, Bank of America pays for cheesy marketing tactics, investing in wind energy and an urgent reminder to change those passwords

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    Breakfast with Benjamin: Fed shrugs off market selloff and sticks to taper plans

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Janet Yellen's Fed is sticking with tapering but more econ data today could change the conversation. Plus: Stocks are down big so is it the overdue correction? And Japanese stocks fell 4% overnight, the case for index funds, BofA rate traders see smaller bonuses, and ...

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    Krawcheck says advisory business still coming up short in reaching out to women

    The trailblazer says the advisory business is still coming up short in reaching out to women, both as advisers and clients, and explains why.