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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

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Wells Fargo's move to boost signing bonuses could give it a lift

May 26, 2017

Wirehouse is seen as trying to shore up adviser ranks that took a hit after banking scandal


Wells Fargo Advisors restricting investments for retirement accounts

May 24, 2017

Mutual fund sales will be limited to T shares, while municipal bonds, preferred stock and international debt will be prohibited


Morgan Stanley joins competitors in cutting back on recruiting

May 23, 2017

Wirehouse said it intends to increase its investment in existing talent

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RIAs and broker-dealers charge ahead in prep for DOL fiduciary rule

May 23, 2017

Many advisory firms have been progressing in changes required to meet the new regulation, despite the first delay and a broader review that continues


Nicholas Schorsch 'highly focused' on cash-flow metric at center of alleged ARCP fraud: Feds

May 18, 2017

According to a recent court filing, the former nontraded REIT czar was keeping a close eye on adjusted funds from operation as the company was preparing to release second quarter earnings in 2014

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Stock market's rally may have further to run

May 18, 2017

Jeffrey Saut of Raymond James cites the earnings potential of S&P 500 companies as an indication the market can go higher


Broker-dealers try to hold the line on advisory and wrap account fees

May 16, 2017

As the DOL fiduciary rule puts pressure on fees, B-Ds will have to make the case why their services justify what they are charging their clients


Broker-dealers are seeing a cut in annual SIPC assessments; will advisers see the same?

May 16, 2017

The Securities Investor Protection Corp. has replenished its coffers from the financial crisis and is now cutting its assessments to B-Ds. Will the savings stop there?


Cambridge's partnership program for advisers undergoes an overhaul

May 10, 2017

The old partnership program is being revamped, but some advisers claim they are being shortchanged


Western International to acquire retail assets of Financial West as Kovack Securities picks up TKG Financial

May 9, 2017

Acquisitions a sign that M&A market is heating up in broker-dealer space

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