Institutional Investors’ Allocations to Alts Gather Steam
U.S. firms dominate ranks of world’s 100 biggest alternative asset managers
BlackRock Keeps Getting Bigger but Misses Sales Estimates
Rakes in a record $74 billion for exchange-traded funds; but overall revenue fails to meet analysts’ expectations.
Middle-Income Americans Desperately Need Financial Advice: Financial Finesse
Cynthia Meyer, a financial planner at Financial Finesse, tells ThinkAdvisor about profitable ways to serve investors who don't qualify as high-net-worth.
IndexIQ Lowers Fees for 3 Currency-Hedged ETFs: Portfolio Products
Also, OppenheimerFunds and Direxion add ETFs; Harvest and Foundation Source launch continuing ed programs.
Bond ETFs Are Hotter Than They’ve Ever Been
Inflows are rising along with the proliferation of new fixed income ETFs, including smart beta funds.
Liquid Asset Rules Chill Bond Market: SIFMA Witness
Another witness tells a House panel that low rates may be the real icemaker.
Roubini: 4 ‘Unappealing’ Options for Central Banks in Next Recession
Nouriel Roubini says central banks in advanced economies will have no choice but to plumb the zero lower bound.
Vanguard Proposes Fund-Advisor Changes
The proposals were sent to the SEC on the same day the firm announced that CIO Tim Buckley would become CEO in January.
JPMorgan Just Had the Most Profitable Year in the History of Banking
Stocks drop across finance industry as earnings season begins; ‘Earnings bring us back to the underlying results’: analyst.
Vanguard CEO McNabb to Step Down
Chief Investment Officer Tim Buckley, who joined the firm in '91 as an assistant to then Chairman John C. Bogle, will become CEO on Jan. 1.