Sometimes the right joke or one-liner can defuse a situation with clients or underscore a selling point. But tread lightly....More
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Wunderlich Securities, Janney Montgomery Scott, Rothschild and Schechter Wealth Management boosted their ranks recently with fresh recruits, while others like Chase and NFP promoted executives from within to take on new responsibilities....More
Federal and state prosecutors, as well as several New York law firms, have put the screws to advisors this week. Back in the U.S., a former stockbroker who fled prosecution for a pump-and-dump scheme was hit with a 7-year jail sentence this week, while FINRA and Massachusetts levied multi-million fines against some of the biggest independent broker-dealers....More