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Bruce Kelly

Senior Columnist, Independent Broker-Dealers and Wirehouses

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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


Kestra Financial's new rollup lands its first RIA

Aug 20, 2019

Bluespring acquires $152.6 million firm in Ohio, Hickory Asset Management Inc.


Makeover at Wells Fargo Advisors well-received

Aug 20, 2019

The wealth management network again reduces its corporate structure as part of realignment


Ex-broker in South Florida pleads guilty in Castleberry Financial fraud case

Aug 19, 2019

Meanwhile, another executive charged in same fraud dies in jail awaiting trial


LPL follows the money

Aug 17, 2019

As its fee-based advisory business continues to grow, the country's biggest IBD wants to keep more of its RIA assets at home. It won't be easy.


Bitter legal fracas brewing between top executives at Indiana broker-dealer

Aug 16, 2019

Former CEO of David A. Noyes, Mark Damer, was fired last month


IFS Securities hit with $10 million trading loss: reports

Aug 15, 2019

Midsize broker-dealer facing 'substantial losses' from head bond trader's bet on Treasuries


Cetera Financial Group adds 1,000 advisers, $19 billion in assets so far in 2019

Aug 14, 2019

The broker-dealer network is adding both new and experienced advisers


The fight over who owns the client comes to RIAs

Aug 13, 2019

Mercer Global Advisors sues adviser who jumped to a competitor


FSC Securities facing arbitration claim over REIT and VA sales

Aug 12, 2019

Investors allege that brokers used lump sum retirement payouts to buy high-commission products


Focus Financial reports strong M&A numbers

Aug 8, 2019

The 30 deals it closed on so far this year already exceeds the total it had in 2018

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