Merrill asks $2.5 billion team to leave

The advisers allegedly violated Finra rules and firm policy by encouraging some of their larger clients to invest directly in hedge funds.

What Scotland's 'no' vote means for markets

Blog - Today's Breakfast with Benjamin: What Scotland's 'no' vote might mean for the markets, Alibaba's IPO prices in record territory, the 'dumb money' is getting smarter, and gold continues to slide.

Broker background checks move closer to reality

The role moving to the SEC would require brokers to put written procedures in place to verify the accuracy of applicants' U4 forms.

BlackRock’s Koesterich: Time to rethink bond holdings

Video - BlackRock’s chief investment strategist lays out the big themes advisers should focus on when evaluating their clients’ bond portfolios.

IRS shifts course with new rollover rules

The latest guidance from the IRS allows workers to roll over certain retirement money tax-free.

A no-news equities rally

Blog - Breakfast with Benjamin: Equity markets are poised for day two of a rally thanks to the Fed's lack of news, plus gold takes a hit, and how independence could affect Scottish stocks.

Understanding Nicholas Schorsch's vast empire

A visual breakdown of the REIT czar's vast web of businesses, covering all entities under his purview.

LPL aiming for a louder voice in D.C.

The independent broker-dealer is set to open a public affairs office in the nation's capital in response to increased federal regulation.

Advisers sound off on Fed's rate decision

The Federal Reserve decides to hold tight on interest rates, and advisers are reacting accordingly.

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