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    Schwab adding Morningstar Office to its RIA platform

    Deal part of custodian's integration initiative with tech product providers.

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    Merrill Lynch team with $592M in assets moves to LPL

    A team of six Merrill Lynch Wealth Management financial advisers, now known as IHT Wealth Management, has joined LPL's broker-dealer and hybrid RIA platform in downtown Chicago. The six advisers — Steven Dudash, Alex Papadopoulos, Orlando Ochoa, Ryan Wittig, Peter Arboleda and Scott Staley —

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    Republicans reject SEC user-fee amendment to appropriations bill

    Republicans reject SEC user-fee amendment to appropriations bill that would have provided additional funding for adviser exams

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    Pershing affiliate Albridge in major update to wealth reporting platform

    Newly integrated platform includes reporting tools and data management services.

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    Seeing writing on wall from Finra, Schwab throws in towel on class action lawsuit

    As regulator made it clear it was ready to fight tooth and nail, firm moves to settle, pay a fine.

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    TD Ameritrade lifts profits, pushes back on high-frequency trading

    CEO says best execution is first order of business; competition for RIA customers remains strong.

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    Account opening is No. 1 tech concern: Survey

    Beacon finds 'client onboarding' has replaced social-media archiving as brokers' biggest technology challenge.

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    Technology integration at custodians moving into second wave

    Big Four have their own strategies for simplifying advisers' and clients' lives.

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    New online platform looks to challenge RIA custodians

    Motif launches platform for advisers to ease, speed portfolio re-balancing.

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    A whirlwind week of conferences

    I definitely earned my frequent flyer miles last week. On Monday, I made my way down to our nation's icy capital to attend the Financial Services Institute Inc.'s big gathering of independent broker-dealers and financial advisers. As usual, the annual conference, dubbed OneVoice 2014, was a ...

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    Live! From TD Ameritrade Institutional: With money now – and more to come – Gen X and Y are ripe for advice

    There is no time like the present for financial advisers to pick up a piece of the $28 trillion that Generations X and Y will control in a decade. In fact, one third of that is available now. Even though many advisers don't think younger investors are worth their time, there are 2.18 million

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    Live! From TD Ameritrade Institutional: Advisers show Mitt Romney the love

    Former Mass. governor and presidential candidate offers standing-room only crowd his take on global politics and domestic policies.

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    Live! From TD Ameritrade Institutional: Advisers have targets on their backs from wirehouses, robo-advisers

    To help advisers compete, executives announce rollout of update to VEO platform, intern network and a new retirement plan platform.

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    Advisory expansion at Schwab helps 3Q profits climb

    Firm reports double-digit revenue gains in three units; 15% growth overall.

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    Tibergien to speak at IN best practices workshops

    Attend the first-ever Best Practices Awards and Workshops, Sept. 25 in Chicago and get the key findings from the 2013 InvestmentNews Adviser Comp & Staffing Study and Technology Study.