Articles tagged "Edward Jones"
Oisín's Bits: Wealthfront drops old mission statement, declares war on institutions and emphasizes banking future • Seeking Utah charter, Edward Jones may become largest bank in US by branch count • After Advent chief leaves, Black Diamond head steps up
Andy Rachleff cans the old 'democratizing' mission statement at his robo; The 14,200 one-man Ed Jones branches may become branch banks; Steve Leivent consolidates power at SS&C.
July 3, 2020 at 1:12 AM
A Machiavellian Merrill Lynch took the lead on the DOL rule and marketed its fiduciary piety; now it's wrapping its flip-flop in the same pious intent
The fiduciary play by BoA's wirehouse got accolades but failed to help Merrill where it always matters most -- recruiting, retention and revenues. It still may be doing the right thing for consumers when reverse churning gets considered.
June 28, 2018 at 7:06 PM
In new wrinkle, ERISA complaint of Edward Jones employees centers on failure to offer yield-chasing money market alternative
The 401(k) lawsuit in the name of 38,000 participants resumes the parade of lawsuits against the giant broker-dealer based on revenue sharing arrangements
September 6, 2016 at 6:04 PM
Citing Edward Jones as a cautionary tale, Cerulli alerts 'eRIAs' -- i.e. robos -- that they need to be world-beaters just to survive
The Boston-based researcher suggests by 2016 the standalone B2C model will demand net asset gathering $150 million per month -- a figure that will soon balloon to $180 million per month
October 14, 2015 at 4:42 PM
A $350-million-AUM team of ex-lawyers-turned-advisors lands at Commonwealth after stops at Edward Jones and LPL
Best pals since middle school and partners since 2001, the advisors use their mad depostition skills to hone in on client needs and their tenacity to make sure of follow-through
July 28, 2015 at 8:01 PM
In tight race, Fidelity and Edward Jones tie for top honors in J.D. Power survey as spiky markets drive down satisfaction scores across the board
In a first, J.D. Power asked women the importance of a same-sex advisor -- and got a surprising response
April 9, 2015 at 5:13 PM
An outflow-plagued American Funds holds its ETF fire until it can resolve the vehicle's front-running exposure, which defies a resolution
Edward Jones and other legacy American customers consider ETFs a niche solution to a main portfolio -- lessening the urgency for change
February 10, 2015 at 9:57 PM
Merrill Lynch makes bold moves to train new recruits for an RIA-centric future
The rethought training program suits up new advisors -- many of them career changers -- for independence as well as for the wirehouse path
November 21, 2012 at 4:35 PM
Is Hartford Financial's market exit a death knell for the annuity crowd or just more Hartford haplessness?
SunAmerica, John Hancock and Hartford are all in retreat mode but trade groups say aggregated industry sales are still solid
March 29, 2012 at 5:32 AM
How the new 12b(1) fee restrictions could transform the financial advisory industry
Brokers selling 401(k) plans may have another nail driven into their coffin
July 22, 2010 at 3:56 AM
Giant push is on in Washington to create a nation of savers
Banks are taking the lead but companies like Fidelity Investments, Raymond James, and Edward Jones plan to jump aboard