The Exit Protocol in the Securities Industry

“I’m leaving this damn chicken coop and taking my eggs with me” — an anonymous broker This is going to sound a little dated, but I can distinctly remember when one of our brokers fled to another firm in a

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Leviathan Unravelled

The Coming of the Enfant Terrible For the sake of clarity: “Leviathan” in this context is our next door neighbour (U.S.A.) En.fant ter.ri.ble is from the French via a couple of definitions: “a child whose inopportune remarks cause embarrassment” “a

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The Investment Advisor Survey Results Are In …

We asked 1,253 of your peers what they thought about the current state of our industry. Here’s what they said: In November of 2017, the Curry-Henry Group sent out a set of questions to a widely diverse group of IA’s

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Their Way or the Highway – Life in Brokerland.

“If you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche There has always been a simple truth in brokerland; those that worked hard at gathering client assets and deploying them wisely would

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Anthropology and the Securities Industry: The Human Broker in Transition

In the Securities Industry it is pretty well a given an investment advisor will make at least one change/move in their career. Considering the fundamentals of building a business in this industry it is also fair to say the hunting

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