Reporter covering brokerages and private banks for WealthManagement.com Contact: michael.thrasher@informa.com and securely via Signal–DM me for my number

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I cover brokerages, regulation and private banking for Wealth Management magazine (and WealthManagement.com). I've previously written about retailers and food in NYC for Business Insider and crime and local government for a daily newspaper. During a hiatus from journalism, I spent time as an anal...

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Still a useless list for mom and pop investors and the last “key” is just insurance against the others  https://twitter.com/apompliano/status/952174442796503042 
The part of this story about "sandbagging" at discount brokerages is very important. Unlike at most sales orgs, when you document your "numbers" might not matter. But leaving client money uninvested is not good practice  https://www.wsj.com/articles/advisers-at-leading-discount-brokers-win-bonuses-to-push-higher-priced-products-1515604130  via @WSJ
@KyleVanPelt @RedtailCRM I see. Sounds like the Merrill/CellTrust will do the same though. On a side note, we should connect about @Riskalyze partnerships and this kind of tech sometime. DM me your contact info!
Good detail/reminder amongst many in this story by @devinleonard: Penn, the Western Hemisphere’s busiest train station, serves 430,000 travelers every weekday—more than LaGuardia, JFK, and Newark airports combined.  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-01-10/the-most-awful-transit-center-in-america-could-get-unimaginably-worse  via @BW
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing and editing a weekly in NE Ohio.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! They are very cool, just not as practical a laptop.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter, followed closely by Instagram.