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Bank of America said to drop Merrill Lynch name from investment bank

The bank's wealth management unit will use the name Merrill going forward.

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Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan could be hard to oust — here’s why

Poaching a replacement from one of the bank's few peers would probably be costly.

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Cross-selling can be lucrative — and dangerous — for big brokerages

Merrill embraces it, while Wells Fargo has moved away from the practice.

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Wirehouse culture driving the move to independence

Brokers are rejecting a culture driven by leaders who lack ethics and who have never been advisers.

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UBS ordered to pay more than $5.1 billion in French tax case

Bank was found guilty of helping French clients hide assets from tax authorities.

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Advisory fees push commissions further into the background

Fee-based advice is not perfect, but most clients prefer it over a commission-based option

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For Wells Fargo Advisors, finding new clients becoming difficult

New business is 'harder and harder' to bring in the door, says a senior executive.

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UBS dinged by Virginia after broker recommended gold and precious metals securities

The overconcentration of securities was not suitable for some clients, Virginia alleged.

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Wells Fargo system outage takes website, app, ATMs offline

The Wells Fargo Advisors website appears online, but customers report being unable to access funds.

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Hundreds of advisers with tens of billions in assets left Wall Street in 2018

Wirehouses continued to lose advisers last year, although at a slower pace.

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