The InvestmentNews Independent Broker-Dealer Technology Survey was conducted in August. 42 IBDs participated. Below is a snapshot of the technological spending and usage in the IBD channel. Visit InvestmentNews.com/bddata for complete profiles and financials of individual firms.
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