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    $450 million hybrid RIA network launches with LPL

    Financial Advocacy Network, a collective of 13 advisers with $450 million in assets, is hoping to grow to $1 billion in five years

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    LPL's chief investment officer reads market tea leaves

    Burt White is sticking to his previous call that stocks will produce 10% gains in 2014, with room potentially to move slightly higher.

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    LPL's chief market strategist resigns

    The indie B-D behemoth is facing more turnover at the top, this time among its team of investment management professionals.

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    How will LPL's new tech platform measure up against the competition?

    Questions remain about whether ClientWorks will be on par with other third-party open architecture platforms for advisers.

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    LPL announces new tech platform

    ClientWorks system, including efficiency measures and mobile access, will be tested until release in spring 2015.

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    LPL cranks up oversight in response to regulators

    LPL Focus 2014: Firm CEO Mark Casady tells 3,500 advisers to be ready for more requests for documentation and background.

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    This week's top stories for advisers

    As the week comes to a close, it's time to catch up on the advice industry's biggest developments that grabbed readers' attention.

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    LPL acquiring retirement plan broker-dealer

    LPL gets back in the broker-dealer M&A hunt, adding to their retirement arm via Financial Telesis' 470 reps and RIA.

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    Indie reps happier at work than employee advisers: J.D. Power

    Independent advisers continue to be happier at work than their colleagues who are employees of broker-dealers but the gap in job satisfaction among the two groups is narrowing. See how your firm ranks

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    At LPL, recruiting is warming up but nontraded REIT sales are cooling

    After severe weather crimped its recruiting efforts over the winter, LPL Financial says it's seeing a return to normal levels of adviser movement but that the once-hot nontraded REIT market is cooling off.

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    LPL promotes two executives, does away with 'marketing'

    LPL Financial continues to shake up its management two months after Derek Bruton, its popular managing director for independent adviser services, resigned suddenly. The company Thursday afternoon announced the promotion of two executives, Mimi Bock and Ryan Parker, to managing directors. It’s the

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    Let's keep perspective on high-frequency trading

    Michael Lewis' book “Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt” (W.W. Norton & Co., 2014) has provoked a wave of media coverage regarding high-frequency trading.

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    Former Vermont securities director joins LPL as a compliance officer

    John Cronin will oversee supervisors in the Northeast; 'it's like hiring an IRS guy to be your CPA.'

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    LPL recorded record revenue of $4.1 billion in 2013

    Last year's roaring stock market helped IBD bellwether LPL Financial post record results. The company expects commission revenue from sales of alternative investments such as nontraded REITs to dip from the elevated levels of 2013 but remain solid.