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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

Cetera feeling the 'strain' of RCAP's financial woes

Feb 11, 2016

Court filings from the RCAP bankruptcy proceeding state that Cetera Financial Group's adviser headcount has fallen 4.3%

Will Blackstone build or buy a nontraded REIT business?

Feb 9, 2016

The firm could create its own REIT sponsor and wholesaler or take a run at an established one like NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc.

Edward Jones' success may lead to trouble

Feb 7, 2016

With regulators cracking heads over sales of proprietary products, could the overwhelming success of the Bridge Builder program be a problem?

Finra: Broker charged $11M in commissions for nontraded REITs and BDCs and lied about it

Feb 5, 2016

Regulator said he failed to tell Native American tribe about fees

Finra cracks down on firms for missing discounts on UIT sales

Feb 5, 2016

Three B-Ds paying a total of $1.2 million in fines and restitution

Blackstone considering getting into nontraded REIT market

Feb 4, 2016

Source says firm eyes creating, managing nontraded REITs for brokers and advisers to sell

RCAP sets aside $50M retention pool for Cetera's advisers

Feb 1, 2016

Company doesn't release any other details of the plan, including how many of its 9,000 brokers will qualify

BDC sponsor throws fundraising bash for Hillary Clinton

Jan 28, 2016

Franklin Square is among financial firms that could be hurt by proposed DOL fiduciary rule

Brokers concerned that senior abuse concerns could lead to costly regulation

Jan 26, 2016

They agree with intent of possible legislation, but worry about compliance costs

New Finra pricing rules for illiquid investments shaking up IBD industry

Jan 26, 2016

Firms need to be proactive in conveying information to their advisers

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