Updated Friday, April 18, 2014 as of 11:38 AM ET
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Interest in alternatives is rising among investors as they look to manage volatility in their portfolios - and advisor education is critical to meeting that tidal wave of demand. more »
FINRA found that LPL didn’t have a reasonable system in place to determine whether purchases of alternatives would cause a customer’s account to be unsuitably concentrated. more »
Asset growth is still the name of the game—here are the best in the bank channel. more »
IMCA and CAIA are teaming up to fill in a knowledge gap about alternative investments, offering a new online education program that teaches the basics to the uninitiated. more »
Regulatory, recruiting and retirement issues dominated the agenda at the annual BISA conference. Here are some of the smartest things we heard from economists, executives and other industry leaders during the well-attended three-day event. more »
RCS Capital is following through on its promise to launch a research division with the hiring of two non-traded investments analysts. more »
Vanguard Group, the third- largest U.S. provider of exchange-traded funds, has asked regulators for permission to open actively-managed ETFs. more »
The focus on dual registrants grows out of concern that the different compensation structures of the two business lines can create conflicts of interest and potentially harm investors, according to an SEC director. more »
Branches are vital to attracting new customers and cross-selling to existing ones, but they're also expensive. Some banks continue to add branches, but most institutions are focused on pruning their networks to cut costs. more »
Here's a sampling of bank advisors who were recently promoted or moved to new organizations to assume roles of greater responsibility. more »
Firm's partners say they wanted 'control of our destiny -- we wanted to own our own equity.' more »
Investors may almost triple the amount of capital they put into hedge funds this year, boosting industry assets to a record, an annual survey by Deutsche Bank showed. more »
Stephen Mandel of Lone Pine Capital made hedge-fund investors the most money for the second straight year in 2013. more »
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