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Commonwealth, Cetera and The ETF Store take notable actions

Commonwealth replaces Fidelity technology; Cetera snags Gene Goldman; an LPL vet, and upstart ETF Store takes another page out of Adam Bold's book

Author Lisa Shidler August 22, 2011 at 2:48 AM
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Gene Goldman: I had butterflies in my stomach because I was so excited about the opportunity to work here.

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Adam Bold, the RIA who went Hollywood -- literally -- after his Mutual Fund Store cash out, is accused of 'general chaos' at his Tinseltown talent agency

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Mentioned in this article:

LPL Financial
RIA-Friendly Broker-Dealer, RIA Welcoming Breakaways, Advisory Firm
Top Executive: Dan Arnold

Commonwealth Financial Network
RIA-Friendly Broker-Dealer, Tech: Other
Top Executive: Wayne Bloom

The ETF Store, Inc.
RIA Welcoming Breakaways
Top Executive: Nathan Geraci

Cetera Financial Group
RIA-Friendly Broker-Dealer
Top Executive: Larry Roth



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