VIEWPOINTS: Scott J. Brown. PhD., Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Raymond James; With market participants viewing the Fed’s tapering decision as “a coin flip,” share prices generally declined. Bond yields were a bit lower. The dollar was mixed....More
VIEWPOINTS: Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist and Managing Director of Equity Research, Raymond James; The aforementioned quote came to mind yesterday, not because I think there is going to be a major decline, but because I got so many emails from folks who are worried about just that; a major decline....More
Raymond James is near the end of assimilating Morgan Keegan, its $1.2 billion acquisition last year, and dropped 41 reps this quarter. Productivity of those that remain, as well as total client assets, reached all-time highs, however....More
What do wirehouse advisors think of their firms? WealthManagement.com surveyed 3,402 advisors asking them to dish the dirt on their firms, telling us what they liked and what they don't. Here are some of the results.