Articles tagged with: financial advisor
From Investment Fraud Blawg, Securities Fraud Blawg, and Stockbroker Fraud Blawg:
Earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal reported that while the four major Wall Street brokerage firms experienced an outflow of $8 billion of assets in 2008, Registered Investment Advisers brought in more than $108 billion in new assets during the same period. This activity likely reflects a shift in investor preference from transaction-based broker relationships to fiduciary relationships.
Investors generally choose to have their financial affairs handled by someone they …