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#FA Success Ep 307: Dropping Your Broker-Dealer License Without Dropping The Broker-Dealer Platform, With Stacey Hyde

Nerd's Eye View

What's unique about Stacey, though, is how, to gain more flexibility and independence for her firm, she and her partner decided to drop their FINRA licenses and launch their own RIA… while continuing their relationship with Commonwealth as their now-former broker-dealer platform.

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New York officials meet to award cannabis retail licenses

MarketWatch

The New York Office of Cannabis Management's Cannabis Control Board is considering whether to approve 36 conditional adult-use retail dispensary (CAURD) licenses in the state at Monday's public hearing under way on Monday.

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Ericsson says it's reached licensing deal with Apple

MarketWatch

Swedish telecommunication equipment maker Ericsson said it's reached a global cross-license for patented cellular standard-essential technologies with Apple that ends all ongoing patent-related legal disputes between the parties. Including effects of the agreement with Apple covering sales from January 15, 2022, and including ongoing IPR business with all other licensees, Ericsson estimates the fourth quarter 2022 IPR licensing revenues will be 5.5

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Spero's stock jumps 188% after GSK licenses experimental antibiotic

MarketWatch

in trading on Thursday morning after the company signed an exclusive license agreement with GlaxoSmithKline for its experimental antibiotic for complicated urinary tract infections. Shares of Spero Therapeutics Inc. soared 188.4%

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Did Anyone Get The License Plate Of That Crypto Exchange?

Random Roger's Retirement Planning

This has been an incredible few days. The election was dramatic enough (don't worry, this post is not about politics) and then KABOOM, the tide went out on crypto exchange FTX and its founder Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) who had emerged as sort of a white-knight, smartest guy in the room-type for having been involved with bailing out other crypto business, his involvement with politics and his charitable nature.

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Innate, Sanofi ink licensing deal for NK cells

MarketWatch

Shares of Innate Pharma SA ADR rallied about 35% in premarket trading on Monday after the company said Sanofi licensed its natural killer [NK] cell engager program as part of an already established collaboration between the two companies. "We

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New York gears up cannabis licensing effort with $20 mln fee for multi-state operators

MarketWatch

The state's Office of Cannabis Management on Thursday started accepting application for the first 150 cannabis retail licenses. It's not yet been determined which of the eight license types that medical cannabis incumbents will get, Zuanic said.

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MGM, Wynn, Las Vegas Sands stocks surge as Macau renews licenses

MarketWatch

Shares of some casino operators surged Monday, after Macau tentatively renewed their casino licenses, after the company pledged to make investments in attractions not related to gambling, as the Associated Press reported. toward a near eight-month high and MGM Resorts International's stock rallied 2.9%, as those companies had their licenses renewed. The license renewals will take effect on Jan.

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Ten to Watch in 2023: Joy Lere

Wealth Management

Joy Lere is a licensed clinical psychologist and co-founder of Shaping Wealth

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Murdoch’s Potential $3 Billion Move Sale Faces Hurdle in Realtor Group Demands

Wealth Management

Move’s Realtor.com operates under an agreement and trademark license with the group. Any deal would require negotiations with the National Association of Realtors.

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Nine Must Reads for CRE Investors Today (Jan. 26, 2023)

Wealth Management

The Wall Street Journal breaks down the competition in the race to land casino licenses in New York City. King Charles’ real estate company is suing Twitter over unpaid rent, reports Insider. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry

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Meet Loyal NAIFA Member Addison Rosenbluth

NAIFA Advisor Today

After gaining experience and earning his licenses, he returned to Connecticut and now works alongside his father, Jace Rosenbluth, running the family business. For NAIFA-CT President Addison Rosenbluth, CLTC , insurance is part of a family legacy.

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NYC Hudson Yards Developer Pitches 1,500-Room Resort in Casino Bid

Wealth Management

to pursue one of three gaming licenses for New York’s downstate area. Related Cos. is teaming up with Wynn Resorts Ltd. Competitors include SL Green Realty Corp., which has proposed a casino project in Times Square in partnership with Caesars Entertainment Inc. and Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

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New York law enforcement swoops down on gray market cannabis shops

MarketWatch

Damian Fagon, chief equity officer with the New York Office of Cannabis Management, told Fox 5 New York that businesses that jump the gun on opening retail cannabis stores will not get licenses. "It State officials plan to award licenses in the near future.

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Title Protection For (CFP) Financial Planners And The FPA’s Two About-Faces

Nerd's Eye View

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#FA Success Ep 309: Leveraging Structured Notes To Differentiate A Highly-Leveraged $300M Solo Practice, With Anh Tran

Nerd's Eye View

Welcome back to the 309th episode of the Financial Advisor Success Podcast ! My guest on today's podcast is Anh Tran. Anh is the Founder and Managing Partner for SageMint Wealth, a corporate LPL-affiliated RIA based in Orange, California, that oversees nearly $325 million for 195 client households.

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Thursday links: bear market endings

Abnormal Returns

finance.yahoo.com) Netflix Netflix ($NFLX) is uniquely at-risk of losing licensed content. Markets The yield curve is once again inverted. morningstar.com) Comparing the last three big bear markets. priceactionlab.com) Finance VCs are once again doing due diligence.

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Announcing Expanded IAR CE And Price Updates And The State Of The (Nerd’s Eye View) Blog

Nerd's Eye View

Combined with the continued availability of CE credit for CFP certification, CPA and EA licenses, and various Investment & Wealth Institute (IWI) and American College designations, Kitces Premier Members have a wide variety of opportunities to fulfill their CE requirements.

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New York OKs home-grown cannabis for medical use

MarketWatch

Separately, the Cannabis Control Board also OK'd 19 new adult-use cannabis conditional cultivator licenses to bring the total in the state to 261. The New York State Cannabis Control Board on Tuesday approved a proposal to allow medical cannabis patients to grow their own marijuana.

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Banking software company Temenos slides on profit warning

MarketWatch

Shares of banking software maker Temenos tumbled 20% in Swiss trade after the company warned late Thursday that earnings before interest and tax would decline by about 25% on the year with flat software licensing growth, vs. previous guidance of EBIT growth between 9% and 11% on software licensing growth between 16% and 18%.

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Pfizer gains rights to experimental RSV treatment in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Singapore

MarketWatch

which had licensed development and commercialization rights for sisunatovir to LianBio in those four regions. Pfizer Inc.

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VMware charged by SEC with misleading investors with sales practices

MarketWatch

The SEC said "beginning in fiscal year 2019, VMware began delaying the delivery of license keys on some sales orders until just after quarter-end so that it could recognize revenue from the corresponding license sales in the following quarter." VMware Inc.

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#FA Success Ep 306: Restructuring Partner Compensation And Roles To Align For The Next Stage Of Growth, With Cean Kenefick-Rogers

Nerd's Eye View

Welcome back to the 306th episode of the Financial Advisor Success Podcast ! My guest on today's podcast is Cean Kenefick-Rogers.

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10 Friday AM Reads

The Big Picture

After NPR sent department officials written questions outlining the timeline of events, the federal agency terminated the license with the Chinese company, Dalian Rongke Power Co. My end-of-week morning train WFH reads: • The stock market can be an emotional roller coaster. It shouldn’t be.

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Wolverine Worldwide reducing workforce as part of cost saving efforts

MarketWatch

The footwear maker also said it will either sell or license its Keds and Wolverine Leathers businesses. Wolverine World Wide Inc. said Thursday it has initiated an undisclosed number of job cuts in an effort expected to generate $30 million of cost savings in 2023.

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The Market For “Lemons” In Financial Advice: How Higher Standards Can Lower Costs And Increase Access To Advice

Nerd's Eye View

In his paper, Akerlof suggests three strategies that could be used to counteract the effects of quality uncertainty and increase consumer confidence: licensing, quality guarantees, and branding.

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10 Monday AM Reads

The Big Picture

Why So Many Supercars Have Montana License Plates A legal loophole lets owners of expensive cars avoid taxes and emissions standards in other states. Welcome to August!

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Blog #213: Missed ourMay 2021 Virtual Symposium?

Robert B. Ritter Jr.

You don’t need to be licensed for any InsMark products to view our Symposium site.) Did you miss our May 2021 Virtual Symposium? Don’t worry. Register now for FREE to access the meeting recordings, PowerPoints, and the many resources from our Exhibit Hall Booths. If you are interested, don’t delay — registration is available only […]. The post Blog #213: Missed our May 2021 Virtual Symposium? first appeared on Bob Ritter's Blog, ideas for financial service professionals.

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Gilead's stock jumps 5% after setting patent case related to HIV therapies

MarketWatch

Gilead said it agreed to a non-exclusive license with several generic drug manufacturers - Cipla Ltd. Shares of Gilead Sciences Inc. were up 5.2%

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Meet Queen Caroline and Other Characters in the Stunning Collapse of FTX

Mish Talk

Ray, the cryptocurrency exchange’s new CEO, s ome regulated or licensed subsidiaries of FTX have solvent balance sheets A statement released Saturday from John J. Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison, image from Tweet below.

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Lionel Messi's brand partner MGO Global files for IPO

MarketWatch

Florida-based MGO Global Inc., the licensee of soccer player Lionel Messi's ready-to-wear clothing line, has filed to go public, seeking to sell 1.5 million shares at $5.00 a piece even as its prospectus outlines a going-concern warning.

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: Ayr walks away from $55 million dispensary deal in Chicago and pivots toward business ‘optimization’

MarketWatch

Ayr said it reached a mutual termination agreement with Gentle Ventures LLC, which does business under the name Dispensary 33, at two licensed retail dispensaries in Chicago. Ayr Wellness Inc. AYRWFCA:AYR.A said Friday it will not move ahead with plans to acquire two dispensaries in Chicago for $55 million because “the cannabis market has changed significantly” in the 15 months since it inked the deal.

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UPS to hire 60,000 of its seasonal workers in one weekend, starting Nov. 4

MarketWatch

The jobs UPS is hiring for are seasonal delivery and commercial driver license (CDL) drivers, warehouse workers and driver helpers. United Parcel Service Inc. said Tuesday that of the more than 100,000 employees it plans to hire for the holidays, at least 60,000 will be hired in the coming weekend. The package delivery giant said its "UPS Brown Friday" will start Nov. 4, and will include more than 450 in-person and virtual hiring events.

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CFP Board’s Fee Increase For Workforce Development: More Advisors Or Just More Sales Churn?

Nerd's Eye View

Amid estimates that nearly 40% of all financial advisors are likely to retire in the next 10 years, the need for a new generation of advisor talent is clear.

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The Blockchain Promise is Always Around the Corner, IBM and Maersk Scrap Efforts

Mish Talk

The article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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Saturday links: impromptu fun

Abnormal Returns

bloomberg.com) Why people continue to drive on suspended licenses. Autos What it means if California bans the sale of new ICE vehicles by 2035. newatlas.com) Bigger tires make for lower mileage and range. curbed.com) Transport Pilot Co.,

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McDonald's stock up 2.6% premarket after Q3 earnings beat

MarketWatch

In international developmental licensed markets strong sales in Japan and Brazil were partly offset by negative same-restaurant sales in China amid COVID lockdowns. McDonald's Corp. shares soared 2.6%

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Green Organic Dutchman shares rise on BZAM merger deal, in Canadian cannabis tie-up

MarketWatch

said Wednesday it will merge with BZAM Cannabis in a deal to create the sixth-largest licensed Canadian cannabis producer. Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. Privately owned BZAM Cannabis has one shareholder, who will own 49.5% of the combined company once the deal closes.

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DLF Land Grab Case – Modus Operandi, Accused and Outcome

Trade Brains

To have a perspective, consider this: Bhupinder Hooda’s regime licensed 24,825 acres of land during his 10-year tenure as CM from 2004 to 2014. Previous CMs licensed only 8,550 acres of land for 23 years before Hooda’s appointment.

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Should you die and go to hell before selling an annuity?

Sara Grillo

He is a flat fee advisor; not a licensed insurance agent. Fee only advisors can now purchase annuities for their clients without having to be licensed agents. Mettler says he does not have a securities license for this reason.