Articles tagged "Wells Fargo"


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How Wells Fargo is using 'counter-punch' to get unheard-of upper hand in the poaching wars with Morgan, Merrill and UBS

The DOL rule, abject opportunism and a little luck give the non-wirehouse wirehouse a window to reverse decades of getting bludgeoned by big checks

June 15, 2017 — 10:42 PM UTC

Wells Fargo's new ADV reveals plenty about its robo's ambitions to max cross-selling and minimize channel conflict

Intuitive Investor is priced on the high side and bars micro-investors, yet is positioning itself as the anti-niche player

April 18, 2017 — 6:24 PM UTC

First Republic pays $20 minimum wage in an act of altruistic self-interest

Owner of a $83.6-billion RIA roll-up, the San Francisco-based bank reacts to tightening labor supply, political pressure and its own good cash flow

January 17, 2017 — 8:36 PM UTC

Wells Fargo $1.7 billion 'Profit-Formula' group executes breakaway with help and of ... Wells Fargo

Cooke Financial Group of Indianapolis left the wirehouse in a broad daylight, front door exit with some diligent help of from their bosses

December 2, 2016 — 12:19 AM UTC

What to make of how Wells Fargo and SigFig are cooking up an unprecedented cross-sell of wealth management to retail bank customers

The deal, unlike some others by SigFig, is not to aid W-2 or 1099 advisors of the (Wells Fargo) wirehouse or bank, but to compete for assets on an open battle field

November 17, 2016 — 10:05 PM UTC

As Bernie Clark and Walt Bettinger go on offense, LPL and Wells Fargo names get named and a B2C robo dry-up gets foretold at Schwab IMPACT in San Diego

The Schwab CEO, buoyed by his robo, robust quarterly results and DOL fallout at competitors is on offense -- a state of being RIAs can relate to

October 28, 2016 — 6:41 PM UTC

LPL is for sale -- in whole or part -- and Wells Fargo at least makes the list of potential buyers

Goldman Sachs, which led the IPO, is now shopping its baby even as hedge funds swarm, Reuters says

October 11, 2016 — 8:58 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

Aequitas duped 1,500 investors in 'Ponzi-like' scheme as it jetted and golfed its way to insolvency, says SEC complaint

The big picture includes blind faith in supposed guarantees on student loan debt that kept the cash flowing into a black hole

March 11, 2016 — 10:06 PM UTC

What exactly to make of the big robo-advice deal that, according to Reuters, Financial Engines and Wells Fargo are nearing

The pieces -- 401(k) pricing, DOL, Supreme Court and massive scale -- are all in place to make the Silicon Valley-San Francisco deal make sense, analysts say

May 26, 2015 — 7:56 PM UTC

Following serious questions about how it calculated returns, F-Squared hires a new CEO after the old one leaves

On a short Raymond James, RBC and Wells Fargo leash, the biggest ETF manager in the industry with $28 billion loses Howard Present and brings up Laura Dagan from its board of directors

December 4, 2014 — 12:36 AM UTC

The perplexing case of Wells Fargo's non-wirehouse advisors: A blueprint for Merrill, UBS and Morgan or a cheap lesson in what not to do

The good news is that FiNet is the fastest growing channel at Wells Fargo; the bad news is that its brand and compliance can be hindrances

July 29, 2014 — 9:14 PM UTC

RIAs surpass wirehouses in ETF asset distribution and it'll mean change

For providers of these products and others, getting to registered investment advisors requires more Mapquest, more local manners and more frequent flying than their Morgan, Merrill,, UBS and Wells Fargo cousins

May 22, 2014 — 6:34 PM UTC

How Morgan Stanley and a lesbian super-producer came to grief in South Carolina and why she alleges bias

The wirehouse's response: Libby Cherrington is using the gay issue to distract from a $6.7 million loan that has gone unpaid by the AIG rep

April 15, 2014 — 6:24 AM UTC

Schwab wins $350-million Philly RIA from Wells Fargo Profit-Formula program with Dynasty Financial's help

The Main Line Strids set the stage for a succession plan and a new round of growth from a King of Prussia perch

February 20, 2014 — 8:02 PM UTC