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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

WestPark Capital CEO says he's adding some brokers from Newport Coast Securities, which he said is closing

Jul 28, 2016

Richard Rappaport says WestPark is being selective in whom it hires from Newport Coast

Securities America to acquire independent broker-dealer Foothill Securities

Jul 27, 2016

The firm has agreed to acquire the mid-sized indy B-D, according to two industry sources

Schorsch's AR Global to sell BDC adviser to Benefit Street Partners

Jul 26, 2016

While terms were not released, the price tag could be as much as $70 million

Nontraded REIT sales fall off a cliff as industry struggles to adapt

Jul 24, 2016

Regulatory changes have meant that the nontraded REIT industry's worst fears have come true

Money managers with in-house 401(k) plan options at risk of employee lawsuits: lawyers

Jul 20, 2016

Asset management companies with such plans include Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. and MFS Investment Management

REIT with a twist — and a high commission — is new darling of independent brokers-dealers

Jul 14, 2016

Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. is selling nontraded preferred shares to help fund its growth

Cetera Financial plucks new chief financial officer from LPL Financial

Jul 13, 2016

A 13-year veteran of LPL, Jeffrey Buchheister was most recently executive vice president and chief accounting officer

Dividend cuts possible at AR Global REITs, analysts say

Jul 11, 2016

The REITs are paying distributions to shareholders that exceed cash flow, in some cases by a wide margin

Stifel selling off Sterne Agee independent broker-dealer business it acquired last year

Jun 27, 2016

CEO had indicated in November that the B-D's lower margins were dragging down the wealth management group

John Hancock swims against the tide, doubles down on independent broker-dealer business

Jun 23, 2016

By picking up 883 Transamerica advisers and $25 billion in client assets, its Signator Investors B-D now has the scale to compete profitably in era of increased regulation and rising costs

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