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    MLPs yield headaches for advisers who bought them for income

    Top analysts in the sector see a bear market as investors pumped $10.5 billion into energy funds over the last year.

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    Krawcheck to advisers: 'Middle-aged white guys' must help women get raises

    At Morningstar conference, the former Merrill Lynch boss said gender pay gap is a key obstacle to retirement savings.

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    Hedge fund specialist SkyBridge pushes back against liquid alts trend

    Liquidity, performance concerns and business conflict cause the expanding hedge-fund firm to take a more traditional approach to mutual funds.

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    RIAs join brokers in promoting securities-backed lending

    The practice is growing quickly even beyond wirehouses, but some are concerned about the risks and conflicts of interest.

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    Home office investment performance beats advisers': study

    Cerulli study suggests quantitative manager selection and staying invested during downturns helps home offices outperform advisers.

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    Attrition and breakaways have shrunk head counts at wirehouses

    Attrition and breakaways have shrunk head counts at wirehouses, threatening the big four firms as they look to keep pace. (Plus: Our full Spotlight on Wirehouses special report)

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    John Thiel: Learn from the past or lose out in the future

    On the wall just inside the door of John Thiel's corner office in downtown Manhattan's World Financial Center hangs a framed handwritten note of encouragement from Daniel P. Tully, Merrill Lynch & Co.'s chairman until 1997. It is written on a printout of one of Mr. Thiel's first major memos to his

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    Bank of America Merrill Lynch being investigated by SEC: WSJ

    Bank of America Corp. is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission over whether the lender broke rules designed to safeguard customer accounts, according to the Wall Street Journal.The bank's Merrill Lynch unit used a variety of large, complex trades and loans over a three-year

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    Wirehouse advisers pile into euro-stock ETFs

    Currency-hedging ETF strategies are a no-brainer: Merrill Lynch portfolio manager

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    Ken Fisher plans to step down as CEO of firm

    Billionaire behind Fisher Investments has discussed his intentions for years, but succession plan isn't clear.

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    Merrill Lynch's John Thiel urges colleagues to work with DOL on fiduciary rule

    At least one major industry player is taking a more welcoming stance toward working with the Labor Department as it seeks to create a rule that would hold brokers to a fiduciary standard when dealing with retirement plans.

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    Exchange issue strikes Merrill Lynch, Vanguard ETF performance

    Analysts say price discrepancies are a reminder for advisers to use best practices when trading funds.

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    Wirehouses still attracting adviser talent

    Despite increasing options in the independent space, majority of adviser moves are still among the big four.

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    Brokerage executives enjoying steadily increasing payouts

    As markets thrive and wealth management becomes a focus at major firms, brokerage execs like Morgan Stanley's Greg Fleming enjoy bigger paydays.

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    Fired $1.3B Merrill broker speaks out

    A 33-year veteran,Thomas Buck won't fight the wirehouse's allegations and is looking to move on after his sudden, unexpected termination