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Bruce Kelly

Senior Columnist, Independent Broker-Dealers and Wirehouses

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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


Raymond James executives call on industry to keep broker protocol

Nov 17, 2017

Also ask firms to pay for the administration of the protocol to 'ensure its longevity and relevance'


UBS raising client fees, factoring in liabilities

Nov 16, 2017

Next year, some clients will see higher annual fees unless they have $2 million in assets and liabilities across accounts, or alter their accounts to gain fee waivers

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LPL's recruiting of top advisers falls for third straight quarter

Nov 15, 2017

Decline in the number of new individuals or teams with $100 million or more in assets comes after best recruiting year ever in 2016


PIABA accuses Finra of conflicts of interest

Nov 15, 2017

Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association report slams self-regulator over its picks for board of governors


RBC Wealth Management on recruiting roll

Nov 14, 2017

Firm has seen a net gain of 11 advisory teams and $4.25 billion in client assets in the year through September


Cole Capital, once part of a company coveted by Nicholas Schorsch, is being sold

Nov 13, 2017

Vereit, formerly American Realty Capital Properties Inc., is selling Cole Capital as it exits the nontraded REIT business

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Can Robert Moore save Cetera?

Nov 11, 2017

In the little more than a year since he stepped in as CEO, Mr. Moore has made great strides in turning around the broker-dealer network after its parent company went through a painful — and very public — bankruptcy


How confusing are the fees brokers charge?

Nov 9, 2017

Although a common cost estimate is 100 basis points of assets under management, a new Personal Capital report finds advisory fees at large firms ranging from 1.25% to 3%

Exit big

LPL loses another big team to Securities America

Nov 9, 2017

Professional Investors Network, with 70 advisers and $1.7 billion in assets, was affiliated with NPH


Merrill Lynch releases new compensation plan

Nov 8, 2017

Advisers bringing in enough accounts will be rewarded, those falling short will see compensation cut

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