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Bruce Kelly

Senior Columnist

Bruce Kelly

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

BlackRock dives into ARCP

Jan 30, 2015

Fund giant now one of the largest shareholders of troubled REIT

SEC audit of Girard Securities focusing on supervision of branch offices

Jan 29, 2015

CEO characterizes regulator's data request as "massive" and suggests it is part of bigger investigation

Grant Thornton resigns as auditor for eight Schorsch-linked nontraded REITs

Jan 28, 2015

No reason given for the move; company seeking a replacement

Cambridge to have robo offering for advisers in 2016

Jan 28, 2015

The independent broker-dealer's aim is to incorporate an online advice platform as a tool for reps

Simple due diligence rules for investing in alternatives

Jan 27, 2015

Answers to three big questions when investigating nontraded REITs, BDCs are key before risking client assets

Another key executive departs LPL

Jan 23, 2015

James Sorey, LPL's top East Coast recruiter, is leaving for another broker-dealer

Former SEC enforcement head Robert Khuzami to defend ex-ARCP chief David Kay

Jan 21, 2015

Mr. Khuzami, who is now a partner at Kirkland & Ellis, has signed on as Mr. Kay's attorney in the defense of a complaint filed in December

10 developments to watch in the independent broker-dealer industry in 2015

Jan 18, 2015

The hottest topics to keep tabs on in the IBD space

Cetera factor dampens M&A activity among independent broker-dealers

Jan 18, 2015

Woes of the network's parent and inflated prices seen as deal deterrents

LPL advisers' commissions land in their bank accounts one day late

Jan 16, 2015

As processing error delays commissions by a day, president Robert Moore moves to reassure advisers

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