InvestmentNews News and Opinion News and opinion from en-us <![CDATA[Morgan hires longtime Merrill broker]]> <![CDATA[Custodians jump into the robo game]]> <![CDATA[Merrill snags $500 million team from UBS]]> See also: Merrill loses longtime broker to Morgan Stanley)]]> <![CDATA[Financial planning clients not getting what they pay for: study]]> <![CDATA[Pimco, challenging Jack Bogle, defends active bond management]]> <![CDATA[How leverage led the market sell-off]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: How leverage led the market sell-off. Plus: Riding wild markets all the way to the elections, the tragic economics of Ebola, using all the Roth tools, more scary theories from Robert Shiller.]]> <![CDATA[Options market action suggests investor fear has peaked]]> <![CDATA[Wealth management a growing force in bank fortunes]]> <![CDATA[Market volatility gives liquid alts first real test]]> <![CDATA[The regulatory hits keep coming for LPL Financial]]> <![CDATA[Morgan Stanley hits profitability goal with fewer advisers]]> <![CDATA[Former Stratton Oakmont broker charged with fraud]]> <![CDATA[Advisory firms aren't worth as much as owners think ]]> <![CDATA[Advisers tested by spike in market volatility]]> <![CDATA[Fattened by the Federal Reserve, the markets want more]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: Fresh talk of extending QE is a sign that the markets just want more. Plus, gold shines bright among the carnage, learning to love leverage, and more.]]> <![CDATA[Cliff Asness says market volatility is a good reason to diversify]]> <![CDATA[SEC hits record enforcement actions in fiscal 2014]]> <![CDATA[Three ways top-performing firms stand out]]> <![CDATA[Ex-Ameriprise adviser pleads guilty to stealing nearly $1 million]]> <![CDATA[Schorsch empire strikes back on perception of illiquid investments ]]> <![CDATA[Reps selling nontraded REITs could be swimming in liquidity]]> <![CDATA[Practice your play-calling for the next market correction ]]> <![CDATA[How to explain alternative investments to clients ]]> <![CDATA[Indexed universal life insurance faces fresh scrutiny ]]> <![CDATA[Markets in a 'bad mood' as SandP 500 gives back year's gains]]> <![CDATA[Merrill stabilizes head count, boosts productivity]]> <![CDATA[Top advisers stand out on metrics of growth and productivity]]> InvestmentNews recognizes leading firms with Best Practices awards.]]> <![CDATA[The new and improved Social Security statements]]> <![CDATA[UBS settles with Puerto Rico regulators for $5.2M over bond improprieties]]> <![CDATA[New Fidelity CEO Abigail Johnson wants to be 'accessible to advisers']]> <![CDATA[Altered docs land former Wells compliance officer in hot water ]]> Plus, see 5 compliance lessons from recent SEC cases]]> <![CDATA[Passive ETFs are not the answer to emerging markets investing]]> <![CDATA[Betterment launches robo-adviser for advisers]]> <![CDATA[Finra sues B-D owner for improper marketing of unregistered securities ]]> <![CDATA[Buckle up for more volatility]]> Breakfast with Benjamin today features: More market volatility on the way and not just for stocks. Plus: Consumers' bad attitudes, Fed chief Janet Yellen's first big test, and more.]]> <![CDATA[SEC approves rule change for greater transparency of nontraded REITs]]> <![CDATA[Wells Fargo Advisors earnings jump on lending]]> <![CDATA[Congressman tells Finra to hold CARDS]]> <![CDATA[Handful of advisers control the majority of client assets]]> <![CDATA[LPL Financial agrees to pay $541,000 for faulty variable annuities switches in Massachusetts]]> <![CDATA[SEC seeks to bar adviser who allegedly stole $2M]]> <![CDATA[Bond market convinced Fed inflation goal elusive this decade ]]> <![CDATA[Pimco sees muni returns ebbing after best gain since '11]]> <![CDATA[The endless bond bull market]]> <![CDATA[Earnings to help stocks weather rough patch; advisers cautioned ]]> <![CDATA[When in doubt, follow the bond market's lead]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: When in doubt, follow bonds' lead. Plus: Consumer spending to the rescue, Johnson replaces Johnson at Fidelity, and more.]]>