Articles tagged "Josh Brown"


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Twitter war pits Josh 'Downtown' Brown against Michael Kitces over hush-hush issue: Do RIA custodians face Merrill-Lynch style conflicts over advisor custody fees?

Brown criticizes Merrill Lynch for moving cash out of money market accounts into banks; Kitces says RIAs are complicit in something just as bad

August 29, 2018 — 1:49 AM UTC

Reformed Broker RIA makes hire to turn his $825-million-AUM firm into a blog incubator with a not-unneeded feminine touch

Ritholtz Wealth's Josh Brown hires estimable Blair duQuesnay, a reformed UBS broker who brings her own online presence

June 8, 2018 — 2:37 AM UTC

Mike Alfred also exits BrightScope to follow brother Ryan into cryptocurrency sphere

With Mark Casady and Josh Brown as backers, the former BrightScope CEO raised a quick $1.5 million over the weekend, partnered with a third Alfred -- Eddie -- and set about casting light on 1,000 cryptocurrencies for hedge funds

January 24, 2018 — 4:13 AM UTC

How Morningstar got in the last word after The Wall Street Journal dropped a year-in-the-making investigative piece on the fund tracker's head

Don Phillips used Chicago street talk and wielded research muscle to hit the Dow Jones newspaper high and low

December 19, 2017 — 8:12 PM UTC

Jack Bogle's ICI grumbles and Kunal Kapoor's 'future' mode make Morningstar's 2017 conference sparkle with an uber relevance

The Vanguard founder made a dig at ICI and the Morningstar CEO put RIA bloggers on even agenda-slot footing with BlackRock CEO and IBM's Sironi

May 4, 2017 — 3:17 AM UTC

Amid papal euphoria, a bullish ETF event at NYC's Conrad Hotel where pros plot the next few trillion of assets

Tom Lydon's fundfest had everything from Deb Fuhr's dry intellectualism to Josh Brown's New Yok F-Bombs, with all the Powershares, BlackRock iShares, State Street power players represented

September 26, 2015 — 7:42 PM UTC

Orion and Jemstep form first big marriage of non-robo and robo software -- at advisor behest -- to create RIA e-commerce

The Nebraska-based conventional provider and the Silicon Valley whiz-bang, with Salesforce and TD Ameritrade as common bonds, found it easy to partner with each other

April 22, 2015 — 1:40 PM UTC

New marching orders issued at TD Ameritrade's conference in San Diego: Don't join'em, beat'em!

TD touted its robo hookups and Tom Nally proclaimed RIAs are thisclose to overtaking wirehouses at the standing-room-only, come-as-you-are confab

February 2, 2015 — 5:21 AM UTC

Josh Brown and Barry Ritholtz, masters of the financial Twitter/blogging universe, launch a robo effort to monetize their followers

The pair's modest RIA and immodest following could come catch fire with Upside as a partner

October 6, 2014 — 6:01 AM UTC

The 25 financial advisors with the biggest online presences -- and a frank analysis of what online omnipotence does (or not) for them

Brightscope's top-100 social media maven list shows that RIA bloggers, tweeters, Facebookers and Youtubers sacrifice client face time to cater to web consumption

May 15, 2014 — 5:27 AM UTC

The RIABiz top 10 industry blogs -- and which bloggers they recommend

The RIA business is a land of micro-niches where owner-operated blogs are often the best reading spot for advisors to find the vibe and the level of granularity they seek on a subject

January 15, 2014 — 5:52 AM UTC

Mystery solved: Josh Brown and Barry Ritholtz start RIA -- or is that actually where the intrigue begins

After a couple of years of 24/7 tweeting and blogging, the duo is poised to scoop up talent on the cheap, keep it simple and dare to offend but experts say they also need to avoid 'talking heads' syndrome

October 11, 2013 — 6:19 PM UTC

The RIA business' most prolific tweeter and blogger unexpectedly suspends activity with a semicryptic letter to his readers

Josh Brown, who's shown us how far and fast you can go by giving something of yourself through social media, is now taking an abrupt timeout for 'projects'

September 10, 2013 — 10:19 PM UTC

How to get going on Twitter

This social media can be the most intimidating to start but it can be the best and most effective, too

May 21, 2013 — 6:01 AM UTC

Schwab makes play for ETF-distribution domination but not without risks

Low margins, a small list of ETFs, plenty of competition and possible trade-spread issues make this OneSource bid no slam-dunk

February 8, 2013 — 5:03 PM UTC