Advisor Top-of-Mind Index: Volatility, Election, Fed
Advisors in Eaton Vance survey said "protecting wealth from market volatility" remains their top concern.
ETFs Gather Record Assets in Q3: ETFGI
Assets invested in exchange-traded funds and products hit new highs at the end of the third quarter, ETFGI reported.
Investors’ Cash Level Highest Since Brexit, 9/11: BofA Merrill Survey
What’s making investors so risk averse? Investors are bearish, with fears of an EU breakup, a bond crash and election results, says BofA’s Michael Hartnett.
Liquid Alts Underperformed Hedge Funds in September
The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index returned 0.1%, compared with the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index’s 0.6% return.
Economic Anxiety Peaks as Election Approaches
Americans’ economic anxiety had increased over the past six months, and was up significantly from a year ago, according to a poll.
Advisors Getting More Clients Via Social Media: Putnam Investments
Over the past three years, the percentage of financial advisors reporting success in gaining clients via social media rose from 49% to 80%.
Charitable Giving Patterns Often Lessen Positive Effects: Poll
Americans are generous, but not always in the most advantageous way, a new study finds.
The Cost of Investing Too Conservatively for Retirement: Wells Fargo Survey
A Wells Fargo survey finds that 59% of workers are focused more on avoiding loss than maximizing growth in their retirement investments.
15 Best U.S. Cities for LGBT Retirement
With about 1.5 million seniors identifying as LGBT, SeniorAdvice.com released a list of the country’s top cities for LGBT-friendly retirement.
Tech, Energy Propel Hedge Funds’ September Gain: HFR
The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index gained a bit in September, posting its seventh straight positive monthly performance.