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.

Advisors With Heart Awards 2015: Russell Redenbaugh
When a model rocket blew up in the face of a then-16-year-old Russell Redenbaugh, he decided he'd never be a "dependent." Now, he's working to make sure others aren't either.
Top 10 Most-Shorted Stocks by Hedge Funds
In investing, it often pays to zig when other market participants zag. Here are hedge fund managers’ top 10 contrarian stock picks, via Goldman Sachs.
B/D Advisors, Say Goodbye to Canned Content
Vestorly’s new browser technology creates a closed feedback loop, allowing the b/d to approve digital content in real time and providing advisors with data to automate marketing workflows.
Advisors With Heart Awards 2015: Lynn Phillips-Gaines
In the past, Lynn Phillips-Gaines had worked with organizations aimed at eradicating poverty, including the NAACP and Habitat for Humanity. But she became discouraged at the approach these groups were taking. After reading Bridges Out of Poverty, she found a better way.
Portfolio Management Top of Mind for Advisors in 2015
Portfolio management was advisors’ top concern in the first quarter of this year, according to a recent Fidelity survey, an indication that advisors are getting more discretionary with their client accounts.
LPL Faces More Regulatory Charges
LPL Financial has been busted again by regulators—this time for failing to supervise sales of non-traditional ETFs.
A New Exit Strategy for Advisors in Carson’s Alliance
Advisors in Ron Carson’s Alliance now have the option to sell their practice after two years, through an all-cash deal and with pre-determined multiples.
LPL: DOL Rule Could Cut Gross Profit by 2 Percent
The Department of Labor’s new proposed fiduciary rule for advisors to retirement accounts could shave 2 percent off of LPL’s gross profit, due to a mix-shift in assets that could occur.
Advisor Views on The Economy
REP. recently surveyed over 2,000 advisors across channels about their views on the economy and business as part of its 2015 AdvisorBenchmarking All-Channel Report. Here’s what they had to say.
Advisors With Heart Awards 2015: Rocco Carriero
Advisor and full-time resident Rocco Carriero sees a different, less-glamorous side to the Hamptons. There is considerable poverty there.
Ameriprise Profits Down on Market Volatility, LTC Reserve Boost
Amerprise Financial's first quarter net income was down 2 percent on market volatility and a $32 million long-term care reserve increase.
Expenses Bring Down Raymond James’ Quarterly Profit
Raymond James’ quarterly profits slipped 11 percent from last quarter due to elevated expenses, including $6 million related to mutual fund adjustments.
What Is a Robo Advisor?
Most advisors think they have a clear understanding of what a robo-advisor is, but their descriptions vary, a recent CLS Investments study found.
Tittsworth Resurfaces at Law Firm Ropes & Gray
David Tittsworth, the former president and CEO of the Investment Adviser Association, has come out of retirement to join the investment management practice at law firm Ropes & Gray.
Amid Low M&A Activity, United Capital Scoops Up Two Firms
While industry mergers and acquisitions have been drying up, United Capital Financial Advisers has just purchased two registered investment advisor firms with a combined $625 million in assets.
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