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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

LPL's earnings bounce back, but commission revenue continues to erode

Apr 28, 2016

First-quarter profit nearly double what the company posted in the previous quarter

Biopharmaceutical Fortress Biotech to buy an independent broker-dealer

Apr 28, 2016

National Holdings Corp. said it reached an agreement to be acquired by Fortress, a biopharmaceutical company

Schorsch's AR Global looking to consolidate $10.5 billion of REITs

Apr 26, 2016

Move would generate fees and income from 20-year management agreements

Independent broker-dealers suffer worst year since credit crisis

Apr 25, 2016

Coming off a gloomy 2015, the forecast for 2016 year is for more of the same

Despite parent's bankruptcy, Cetera recruits $200 million team

Apr 20, 2016

Empire Asset Management Group was formerly registered with Northern Lights Distributors, a broker-dealer that specializes in mutual fund distribution

New broker-dealer hires Realty Capital wholesalers to push into REIT market

Apr 19, 2016

It is the second large group of wholesalers to migrate to another firm en masse from the defunct Realty Capital Securities, a unit of RCS Capital Corp.

CEO Larry Roth says new Cetera owners will be in it for the 'long haul'

Apr 13, 2016

Claims institutional investors are committed to the independent broker-dealer business

Finra's REIT rule to raise transparency on prices takes effect

Apr 11, 2016

New reg mandates changes to customer account statements that better reflect true value of nontraded REITs

DOL fiduciary rule a big win for nontraded REITs

Apr 6, 2016

The agency's final reg will allow the asset class to be sold after all

Kevin Beard, head of recruiting at AIG Advisor Group, resigns

Apr 5, 2016

His departure comes more than two months after AIG announced the sale of AIG Advisor Group to Lightyear Capital and PSP Investments

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