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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


Edward Jones loses round in court against former broker who defected to Ameriprise

Jun 14, 2019

Jones has seen $18 million of client assets move to a rival brokerage firm


Cetera latest to be hit with data breach of personal information

Jun 13, 2019

Company is offering clients complimentary, two-year membership to an identity theft protection and credit monitoring service


Morgan Stanley sees massive growth from giant teams of advisers

Jun 12, 2019

Andy Saperstein expects some teams to reach $100 million in annual revenue in the future


What does it mean when superstar breakaway brokers bolt again?

Jun 12, 2019

The decision by the Luminous team to leave First Republic could have far-reaching repercussions for the entire advice industry

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Forget the SEC advice rule — broker-dealers more concerned with CFP Board expanded fiduciary standard ​

Jun 7, 2019

CFP Board's updated code of ethics and standards goes live in October


Advisor Group executives to hit the road this summer

Jun 5, 2019

In the wake of its sale, the IBD network will provide update to advisers in 20 cities


FS Investments and KKR merging more BDCs

Jun 4, 2019

This time, the managers are combining four nontraded BDCs into one $9 billion company


Superstar advisers with $17 billion in AUM bolt from First Republic

Jun 3, 2019

The four advisers are setting up two separate RIAs


Finra suspends ex-Morgan Stanley broker who made hundreds of CD trades for elderly client

May 31, 2019

The broker, David Strnad, "exceeded the scope of his authority" when he made the trades, according to Finra


Dynasty Financial boosts M&A tools for RIAs using its platform

May 30, 2019

New effort will provide lead generation and other services for RIAs looking to buy

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