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Bruce Kelly

Senior Columnist

Bruce Kelly

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

Inland American cuts NAV after asset sale

Feb 26, 2015

In the wake of spinning off its hotel portfolio, nontraded REIT cuts estimated share value by 42.4%; new estimated value is $4 per share

Inflated postage charges to clients continues to dog IBD

Feb 25, 2015

Newbridge Securities to pay $850,000 as part of class action settlement

LPL shakes up Fortigent HNW consulting group

Feb 25, 2015

Company will incur $9 million charge as part of restructuring

Transamerica Financial Advisors finally taps a CEO

Feb 23, 2015

One of the primary architects of the brand's broker-dealer mergers, Seth Miller, to lead firm

Stifel to acquire Sterne Agee for $150 million

Feb 23, 2015

Adds about 730 advisers and independent reps managing more than $20 billion in client assets to St. Louis firm

Art Tambaro, former Royal Alliance chief, returns to the securities industry

Feb 23, 2015

Longtime industry exec to use Cetera's First Allied as broker-dealer in setting up OSJ

In a twist, ex-Cabot Lodge compliance officer recants, says he was wrong

Feb 20, 2015

Akerman apologizes to SEC for whistleblower allegations against the broker-dealer and CEO Frydman

Stifel deal for Sterne Agee would beef up IBD ranks

Feb 20, 2015

Agreement could be announced within days

LPL to cut bonuses to employees, top management

Feb 19, 2015

Move comes a fourfold increase in regulatory costs in 2014

Cabot Lodge dispute heats up with whistleblower claim

Feb 18, 2015

Former compliance officer alleges fraud at nontraded REIT helmed by Jacob Frydman

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