Diana Britton

Managing Editor

Diana Britton is the Managing Editor of WealthManagement.com and REP. Magazine, covering asset management and independent broker/dealers from all angles. A native of Los Angeles, she now lives in Queens, N.Y.

From the FBI: Protecting Clients From Theft, Fraud in the Art Market
When advisors think about the risk of investing in art, they often think in terms of market risk. But in the art market, there’s also object and counterparty risk. Here’s how to protect clients.
Art as Investment
When it comes to advising clients, particurly high-net-worth ones, few things can trip an advisor up like an art collection. Should it be thought of as a discrete class of investment? An expensive hobby? A wealth-transfer tool?
LPL Adds Zions Bank to Its Platform
LPL Financial will provide brokerage and wealth management services to Zions Bank, including 50 advisors focused primarily on serving high-net-worth investors.
The Top 10 Billionaires Under the Age of 40
As tech IPOs accelerate, advisors have a new pool of prospects. Tech entrepreneurs, like Mark Zuckerberg, dominate Wealth-X's list of the world's 10 richest individuals under 40.
Advisor Confidence Slides in February
Despite their optimism in the first month of the year, financial advisors’ confidence in the U.S. economy trended down in February, on worries about the plunge in oil prices, the euro zone, and geopolitical events. WealthManagement.com’s Advisor Confidence Index fell 1.5 percent in February to 119.66.
Advisor Confidence Drops Off in February
Advisor confidence in the U.S. economy slid 1.5 percent in February, while their short-term outlook for the markets trended up.
Crowded Out
Is your custodian a growing threat?
Envestnet Gets into the Robo Business
Chicago-based Envestnet is the latest to join the robo-advisor trend with its purchase of Upside, which has developed an automated, online financial planning and investment platform to be white-labeled by financial planners.
LPL Moves Fortigent Operations to Charlotte
LPL Financial will relocate its Fortigent operations from Rockville, Md. to the company’s Charlotte, N.C. office to consolidate resources focusing on high-net-worth clients.
Fidelity to Merge Custody and Clearing Units
Fidelity Institutional will combine its custody and clearing units and launch a new technology unit to be lead by Michael Durbin, current president of the firm’s RIA custody business.
10 Best and Worst Cities for Saving Money
Geography may affect how much money clients save, and perhaps, how much they can invest with their advisor. Here are the 10 best and worst cities for saving.
Schorsch Off the Hook for Accounting Lawsuit
Former ARCP Chief Accounting Officer Lisa McAlister has dropped the $50 million lawsuit against ARCP and its former Chairman Nicholas Schorsch.
LPL Profit Rises 9.3 Percent Despite Regulatory Charges
LPL Financial's fourth quarter profits were up 9.3 percent from a year ago, despite $4.9 million paid in regulatory charges.
United Capital Recruits Largest Team Yet
United Capital has recruited a 23-person, $2 billion team, its largest yet, validating the firm's new strategy to focus on recruitment, rather than acquisitions.
The Loss Aversion Coefficient
What is the ratio of gains to losses that most people are comfortable with? It’s 2.5 on average, the “loss aversion coefficient.”
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