Saturday, October 25, 2008
Who Does Raymond James Financial Blame For The Stock Market Meltdown?
Raymond James Financial (NYSE-RJF) is a Florida-based diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations, and municipalities through its subsidiary companies. Its three wholly owned broker/dealers (Raymond James & Associates, Raymond James Financial Services and Raymond James Ltd.) and Raymond James Investment Services Limited, a majority-owned independent contractor subsidiary in the United Kingdom, have a total of more than 4,750 financial advisers serving approximately 1.6 million accounts in 2,200 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. In addition, total client assets are currently near $215 billion, of which approximately $37.1 billion are managed by the firm’s asset management subsidiaries.