NEW YORK, July 25- Small U.S. brokerages are beefing up their training and presence on campuses to woo future employees as the industry faces a mass exodus of retiring financial advisers over the next decade.
July 23- Brokerage and investment bank Raymond James Financial Inc said on Wednesday its quarterly profit jumped 46 percent from last year, driven by growth in its asset management business.
July 23- Brokerage and investment bank Raymond James Financial Inc's quarterly profit jumped 46 percent, driven by growth in its asset management business. Net income rose to $122.69 million, or 85 cents per share, for the third quarter ended June 30, from $83.86 million, or 59 cents per share, a year earlier.
So anybody who sat there saying,' I am going to short the market because it is really expensive' lost their shirts, "said Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup in New York. In research notes on Tuesday, strategists at Morgan Stanley and Bank of America-Merrill Lynch both suggested that stocks are no longer inexpensive.
*Hillshire jumps; Tyson's bid outshines Pilgrim's Pride's. NEW YORK, May 29- The S&P 500 index climbed to its third record closing high in four sessions on Thursday as traders shrugged off data that showed the economy shrank in the first quarter and bet on improvement in the second quarter.
*Hillshire jumps, Tyson's bid outshines Pilgrim's Pride's. "The headline figure was weaker than expected, but it was mainly due to slower inventory growth, which bodes well for future growth, future orders, new orders," said Jeffrey Saut, chief investment strategist at Raymond James Financial in St. Petersburg, Florida.
May 15- Raymond James Financial Inc's broker-dealer unit hired two advisers from Bank of America Corp's Merrill Lynch unit for its Ocala, Florida office. Jeffery Tomaszewski and Gary Rigby have been with Merrill Lynch for almost three decades and have managed more than $280 million in client assets and had about $1.6 million in annual fees and commissions.
David Henwood, chief investment officer at Raymond James, tells CNBC how his team of analysts come up with market-beating stock picks each year.
Earnings reports from Boeing and dozens of other major companies could set the course for stocks Wednesday, as the Dow reaches for new highs.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to about a 100-point loss at the open for the Dow Monday, as a third week begins with no debt ceiling deal and the government shutdown entering Day 14.
The government said Friday that nonfarm payrolls grew less-than-expected at 169,000 last month with the unemployment rate dipping to 7.3 percent.
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Within days of breaking through to record highs, stocks are set to smash through another milestone, but after 1700, the path for the S&P 500 is less certain.
BlackRock boss Larry Fink and Budget Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan sound the alarm on Americans' insufficient retirement savings and what needs to be done to grow their nest eggs.
Three stocks look strong ahead of earnings, Paul Hickey says.
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