From tech systems advisory firms plan to replace to what social networks indie brokers say they use the most, here are five big technology trends impacting independent broker-dealers.
- Nontraded Schorsch REIT soon to list on public exchange
- Low volatility strategy looks like a stock, works like a bond
- Platinum teams up with Focus Partners to train advisers
- ING wins fixed-annuity deal as Allstate narrows focus
- What advisers can learn from healthcare.gov failure
- BlackRock's Kapito recommends real assets over pricey stocks
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Technology is pretty inexpensive but as Dave O'Brien reminds advisers, acquisition is only one step toward tech success.
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A look at the regions that have seen the most growth in the RIA sector.
- Dec 05 - Doug Noble, Greg Bowden, Rod Dahl
Joining: Raymond James
- Dec 05 - Paul Jarvis
Joining: United Capital
- Dec 05 - Terry Vrieze, Jayme Bresnahan, Edward Modglin, Peter Rothamel, Vincent Sturm
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