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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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    The financial fallout from Germany's World Cup rout of Brazil

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Germany's World Cup rout goes beyond soccer. Plus: The SEC takes another stab at curbing high-speed trading, investment lessons from a crumbling cupcake chain, and dividend stocks are looking better than ever.

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    Wells Fargo hires UBS team in Texas

    Wells Fargo Advisors has hired Robert “Bob” Higley and Robert “Bob” Gardner III from UBS Financial.They managed a combined $300 million in assets and had $2.5 million in production.The two joined the Memorial City, Texas, branch July 1. They bring a total of 61 years of industry experience to Wells

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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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    UBS picks up Merrill adviser with $500M in assets

    Stephen Davis joins the firm after spending his entire 21-year career at Merrill.

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    UBS wealth unit reports solid earnings, raises bar for advisers

    After profits climb 30%, CEO challenges brokers to do more lending and boost margins

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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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    Finra gets arbitration process back on track in Puerto Rico

    After several months of deliberations, Finra has expanded its pool of arbitrators and is ready to move forward with the hundreds of complaints related to collapses in Puerto Rico bond funds. That doesn't necessarily mean smooth sailing.

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    Brokers face challenges in originating mortgages

    More financial advisers are becoming licensed mortgage loan originators as full-service brokerage firms look to be one-stop shops for wealthy investors, but some regulatory gray areas are causing concern.

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    UBS, Merrill push to keep bond fund hearings in Puerto Rico

    In confidential meeting, firms' attorneys oppose allowing arbitration cases to be heard in Southeast venues.

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    Finra freezes new arbitration cases in Puerto Rico

    Finra freezes new arbitration cases in Puerto Rico as a flood of claims sends the regulator scrambling to find more arbitrators. Bruce Kelly has the story.

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    Wirehouses sweeten succession deals for retiring advisers

    Wirehouse firms are revamping their succession programs with higher payouts and lower barriers to entry for advisers who are preparing to retire. The efforts are aimed at competing with independent firms that hold a reputation for the highest payouts.

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    UBS sees recruitment pay off in the fourth quarter

    With a year-end windfall of veteran advisers, the firm topped off a year of big gains. Check out how UBS stacks up against the other wirehouses.

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    UBS Puerto Rico closed-end muni investors losing billions

    UBS Puerto Rico closed-end muni bond fund investors are losing billions; new research pegs losses at $1.66 billion over the first nine months of 2013.

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    UBS Puerto Rico faces 'Whopper' of a problem over muni bond funds

    The woes stemming from UBS AG's unit in Puerto Rico over the sale of local, closed-end municipal bond funds have landed squarely in the lap of UBS brokers and financial advisers in the island commonwealth.