Raymond James & Associates Inc.
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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.
Stifel deal for Barclays unit would amp up ambitions to attract elite advisers
An acquisition of Barclays' U.S. wealth unit would add $47 billion in assets and 249 advisers who focus on ultrahigh-net-worth clients, filling a gap in Stifel Financial CEO Ron Kruszewski's advisory business.
Raymond James bolsters indexed annuities and life wholesaling with acquisition
Deal with insurance marketer Producers Choice is expected to give the broker-dealer greater control over the way annuities are wholesaled to its advisers.
From the C Suite with Raymond James' CEO Paul Reilly: Listen and learn. But in a crunch, be decisive
Exec honed his listening and peacemaking skills growing up as the third of eight children and those talents have come in handy.
The latest ranking of independent broker-dealers by rep head count
Even if recruiting at independent broker-dealers has hit a wall, the industry still features a number of firms with expanding numbers of registered reps.
The independent broker-dealers that offer the highest average payouts
In 2014, independent broker-dealers enjoyed double-digit revenue increases, but adviser recruiting slowed considerably.While adviser movement may have decreased in 2014, average payouts remained robust at the industry's best-paying firms. We've ranked the top-paying independent broker-dealers based
The hazards of securities-based lending as a source of retirement income
Securities-based lending is emerging as a possible way to fund short-term expenses in retirement, but experts warn that advisers ought to use abundant caution when working with this strategy. Securities-based lending allows clients to tap a line of credit by pledging a portfolio of assets in a
Schwab adds 18 more funds to its commission-free ETF platform
Schwab's fund platform is expanding to 198 the number of ETFs that trade without commissions.
Raymond James recruits $300M Morgan Stanley team
Raymond James has snagged a $300 million team from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.Craig A. Houck and Richard L. Schooley Jr. will join Raymond James' independent channel, operating as Dogwood Wealth Advisors, with offices in Atlanta and Savannah, Ga.(See who else has joined Raymond James)At
Raymond James scores J.P. Morgan team managing $900M
Addition marks first New York team for Raymond James & Associates, the firm's employee broker-dealer.
Raymond James, Ameriprise deliver higher profits, helped by adviser growth, wealth management
Raymond James and Ameriprise reported double-digit profit gains, with Raymond James posting record quarterly net income. Here's how they did it.
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
Donald Runkle, ex-chief compliance officer for Raymond James Financial Services, joining law firm
Plans to help Edgerton & Weaver, which specializes in representing B-Ds, RIAs and registered reps, build its consulting business.
Raymond James adds Morgan Stanley adviser with $360 million in AUM
Adviser Stephen Besse will be part of the firm's presence in northern California.
Raymond James taps client associates for next generation
Firm launches training program designed to bring its registered service associates up through the ranks.