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July 10, 2017

Betterment Yearns to be Amazon of FAs. Does Amazon?
Either way, the idea of the "Amazon of Advice" worries the rest of the industry.
Client Face-Reading Is Vital – With or Without Fancy Tech
Learn the cues: people show their emotions in highly predictable ways.
Fidelity Insists FAs are Unaffected by Employee Buyouts
The firm’s offer of buyout packages to over 3,000 employees apparently doesn’t affect brokerage or FA services.
Finra Warns of Job Interview Phishing Scams
Industry’s self-regulator suggests dropping video calls immediately when asked for personal or financial information.
How to Make Risk Assessment Specific and Ongoing
Basic assessment may not be enough under the new fiduciary rule.
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