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LPL Financial tosses its sales pitch to 7,000 in its HQ city of Boston

The only constant for LPL is Mark Casady and change as the broker-dealer slogs to the far shore from the 'messy middle'

Author Sanders Wommack July 30, 2015 at 9:49 PM
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Tech boss Victor Fetter claimed LPL had effected 1,500 improvements in its technology this year, many regarding its tee-up of ClientWorks.




July 30, 2015 — 10:50 PM

I can’t believe I friggin spent over $2,000 to go watch this dog and pony show. For that kind of money, I probably could have bought my own candy store. The firm could have sent out email bulletins and given us everything we needed to know. Bernanke made some money by “gracing” us with his interview, Branson was mildly entertaining but not stellar, and everything else was just a bunch of rah-rah BS. What a crock of dog rockets. I was hoping to hear how the firm was going to do something to inform the American public that LPL was a great financial firm, but there are apparently no plans to even attempt something like that. At least some of my colleagues got laid. I even had to buy my own drinks. Time to go firm shopping.

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