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Bruce Kelly

Senior Columnist

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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


Pennsylvania slams midsize broker-dealer with $500,000 fine

Jul 20, 2017

Newbridge Securities agrees to the order without admitting or denying allegations

Money-question main

DOL regulation translates into pay cut for some advisers

Jul 20, 2017

Reduction in compensation begs question of whether rule is being twisted to bolster broker-dealers' bottom lines


Morgan Stanley says recruiting and attrition have slowed down

Jul 19, 2017

If wirehouses can successfully reduce their reliance on signing bonuses to recruit brokers, they could increase profits


Bank of America's Moynihan: No quick pullback from fiduciary rule

Jul 18, 2017

Chairman and CEO of the bank that contains Merrill Lynch says the DOL regulation is part of a larger trend in financial services


National Holdings' acquisition of broker-dealer WFG Investments and its 200 advisers called off

Jul 17, 2017

Under an alternative plan, WFG's advisers will be relocated to three broker-dealers, including one owned by National Holdings


With fiduciary rule in place, two broker-dealers cut adviser compensation

Jul 11, 2017

LPL is eliminating some bonuses, while Raymond James is trimming compensation in its employee channel for those producing more than $300,000 in revenue


Feds move to undermine CFO Brian Block's defense of inaccurate financial filings at ARCP

Jun 28, 2017

With testimony concluded, case could go to the jury as early as Thursday


Brian Block denies cooking the books at Schorsch REIT

Jun 27, 2017

Former CFO claims everything he did was 'appropriate' and 'correct'


Nick Schorsch's presence at Brian Block's trial unseen, but keenly felt

Jun 25, 2017

Testimony at Block trial places REIT czar at center of alleged conspiracy


Wirehouse training programs are back

Jun 24, 2017

At one time, major brokerage houses ran large, expensive training programs for thousands of young brokers, and now it looks as if they are about to return to that model.

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