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February 4, 2019

New Tax Shelter Rules Might Move Forward Too Late Due to Government Shutdown
Lawmakers and financial advisors alike are lobbying for greater definition and flexibility in new Opportunity Zone investment program.
Why Ameriprise Is Making Big Investments in Tech and Recruiting
But some industry watchers wonder how much tech investment can help.
Wells Fargo and Edward Jones Lose FAs to Key Competitor, and More...
Also, advisor moves at UBS, First Republic and Citi.
Stifel Increases Advisor Count
Firm sees positive net addition to advisor strength for the first time in three years.
How This Ex-LPL Exec Helped Cetera Add $5.3 Billion
Cetera says its recruiting successes were partially due to Michael Murray, who joined from LPL in May.
Fidelity Says Retirement Account Balances Dropped 10% in Q4
Average balances in Fidelity’s retirement accounts were down around 8% for the year.
Hanson McClain Continues California Expansion with New Acquisition
HBP Retirement Group oversees $235 million for clients in the San Francisco Bay Area.