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Bruce Kelly

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A former middle school and high school English teacher, Bruce Kelly started at InvestmentNews in 2000 as the brokerage reporter after a two-year stint at sister publication Pensions & Investments. He writes a bi-weekly, award winning column, On Advice, and covers the independent broker-dealer industry.

Recent Articles

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Ameriprise buying bank broker-dealer, adding 200 registered representatives

Apr 24, 2017

The deal marks Ameriprise's first foray into the bank channel

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Independent broker-dealers hit a wall

Apr 22, 2017

The top 25 firms collectively reported a decline in revenue for the first time since the 2008 credit crisis, according to InvestmentNews' annual survey

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Berthel Fisher, once again, in hot water with Finra for failing to supervise sales

Apr 20, 2017

The mid-sized IBD again allegedly failed to supervise sales, this time of UITS

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Ex-Merrill Lynch broker pleads guilty to $8.7 million bank fraud

Apr 19, 2017

The 25-year veteran of the firm concocted false account statements to establish multi-million dollar lines of credit at two banks

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With DOL fiduciary rule looming, Merrill sees surge of AUM

Apr 18, 2017

Long-term flows to accounts that charge an asset under management fee were up 54% in the first quarter

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Advisers profit through association with Dave Ramsey — but not by as much as in the past

Apr 7, 2017

Popular radio show host changed his referral program due to 'perceived' regulatory risk among advisers

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Nontraded BDC to pursue listing on national exchange

Apr 6, 2017

If successful, Corporate Capital Trust would be the second nontraded BDC to have a liquidity event and list on an exchange

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UBS loses another Puerto Rico bond claim, this time for $4.4 million

Mar 31, 2017

This is the third multimillion-dollar loss involving Puerto Rico bonds or bond funds UBS has seen since December

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SEC bars ex-LPL broker already serving 12-year prison sentence

Mar 31, 2017

Thomas Caniford pled guilty to securities fraud, publishing false statements and theft from the elderly

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Finra bars broker charged in NY pension fund hookers, strippers and drug scandal

Mar 29, 2017

The "pay-for-play" bribery scheme involved the $184 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund and payments for hookers, strippers and drugs

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