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Mason Braswell


Mason Braswell

Mason Braswell writes about all things related to wirehouses and registered investment advisers for InvestmentNews. Since graduating from New York University in 2012, he has been covering the business of financial advice. In his spare time, Mason can be found wandering the street of New York City with his camera. Follow him on Twitter @masonbraswell for updates on wirehouses, RIAs and regulatory issues facing the industry.

Recent Articles

Robo-advisers want to plan your clients' future

May 24, 2015

Behind the scenes, robo-advisers are quietly hatching plans to compete more aggressively with flesh-and-blood advisers

UBS ordered to pay investor $1 million as Puerto Rico claims roll in

May 20, 2015

Brokers allegedly pushed conservative investor to put 100% of assets into risky proprietary Puerto Rico bond funds

Attrition and breakaways have shrunk head counts at wirehouses

May 17, 2015

Dwindling head count presents one of the biggest threats to the wirehouses as they look to keep pace

John Thiel: Learn from the past or lose out in the future

May 17, 2015

He's taking Merrill away from its traditions and moving toward goals-based management

Recent fine may hasten LPL Financial's shift to fee compensation

May 10, 2015

The broker-dealer acknowledges the growing importance of its fee and advisory businesses

LPL Financial fined $11.7 million for 'widespread supervisory failures'

May 6, 2015

Finra said the firm failed to properly supervise sales of complex products, including certain ETFs, variable annuities and non-traded REITs

UBS' head of wealth management Bob Mulholland to retire

May 5, 2015

Industry vet who helped engineer a turnaround in wirehouse's brokerage will be replaced by Brian Hull

UBS advisers' comp falls amid flat revenue

May 5, 2015

Declines in transaction revenue and slower growth in fee revenue hampered performance

Interactive Brokers ordered to pay $1.2 million arbitration award

Apr 29, 2015

Dissenting arbitrator says other panelists were swayed by sympathy, not the law

Cantor Wealth regroups following CEO's departure

Apr 29, 2015

New CEO will be hired as firm tries to jump start recruiting and plans on upgrading its trading platform

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