Articles Published 5/2016


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Edelman Financial gets its CEO from LPL but the chief executive's job description isn't exactly what the old one was

The $16-billion-AUM RIA's poach of Ryan Parker gives Ric Edelman the bandwidth to exert more of his people power

May 31, 2016 — 8:47 PM UTC

How my mother-in-law steered my career from Olympic swimming in New Zealand to fee-based advising in the US

I was a 1988 bronze medalist -- a first for a Kiwi male -- taught swimming, sold Speedos, but wanted to help others avoid the fate of my badly advised parents -- a path that took me to the World Trade Center as a Morgan Stanley trainee in 2001

May 27, 2016 — 3:49 PM UTC

Eaton Vance leads a $40-million investment round in SigFig with an eye toward capturing some of its lightning to spark NextShares

For his millions, Eaton Vance's Tom Faust gets a seat at the SigFig table, which he hopes his firm can leverage

May 26, 2016 — 8:18 PM UTC

Pete Hess steps down at Advent Software just as Axys gets whodathunkit fix

Dave Welling will co-head Advent with Robert Roley as Black Diamond reporting is introduced to to Axys users

May 25, 2016 — 2:49 PM UTC

How Personal Capital plans to spend its $75 million of green to grow and become better known as the un-robo robo

Using the Denver locale as lure, the Silicon Valley RIA will bulk up on advisors, engineers and marketers

May 24, 2016 — 12:32 AM UTC

With a nod to OSJ power and DOL rumblings, Gladstone convenes 100 advisors in Philly

10 OSJs walk into a room and the rest is silence for 90 locked-out attendees

May 23, 2016 — 4:22 PM UTC

Citing two RIABiz recent articles, a longtime reader tells us why our hedge fund coverage is skewed

There's a place for alternatives in the post-crash era, our correspondent writes, especially when 60/40 portfolios are not a universal panacea

May 20, 2016 — 5:51 PM UTC

As a self-aware Sallie Krawcheck launches at TechCrunch Disrupt, Ellevest embraces the peril of selling algorithms to women

Automation is hard enough but the ex-Merrill chief is resolved to deliver to women what they want even if its means giving them what they don't think they want

May 20, 2016 — 5:35 PM UTC

Personal Capital gets $75 million investment and an ex-Schwab retail chief in Jeff Carney

The Bill Harris-founded call-center RIA, which manages $2.4 billion in assets, hits it $500-million bogey for valuation

May 19, 2016 — 11:30 AM UTC

What's up with Mercer blaming 'political pressure,' bad press and even investor bad timing for hedge fund ills

The big NY talent consultant counters the national media's growing attention to the stumbles and pitfalls of these managers of $3 trillion of assets

May 18, 2016 — 9:21 PM UTC

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