Top Portfolio Products: China Bond ETF from Global X
AssetMark adds donor-advised fund, while Franklin Templeton launches Social Security optimizer tool.
What Stresses Out Advisors Most?
While stress runs high, advisors report high levels of joy in their work, accoring to a survey by Adhesion Wealth Advisor Solutions.
Hedge Funds Hit With $2.9 Billion in Redemptions in October
Hedge fund redemptions outpaced new investments in October, but performance gains by many large funds left total assets unchanged at $3 trillion.
Mutual Funds Less Popular Among Youngest, Oldest Investors
Demographic data reveals wide divergence in mutual fund ownership levels by generation.
Enforcement Roundup: Madoff Recovery Total Hits $10 Billion
Meanwhile, the SEC suspended trading of four companies over concerns about their Ebola remedy prospects.
Millionaires Do Not Need Protection: SEC’s Gallagher
SEC chairwoman insists accredited investor definition will be reviewed; Commissioner Gallagher says “millionaires can fend for themselves.”
Bank of America Granted Penalty Relief After SEC Compromise
The SEC has resolved an impasse over punishing Bank of America in a mortgage case, clearing the way for a $16.7 billion global settlement.
Goldman Fires Bankers After Getting Confidential Fed Info
Goldman Sachs fired two bankers after one of them allegedly shared confidential documents from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York within the firm.
Citigroup Risk Executive’s Death Suspected as Suicide
Shawn D. Miller, a Citigroup Inc. executive who helped create an international standard for responsible lending, died from what police now suspect was a self-inflicted wound.
Securities America Nabs Ex-Advisor Group Recruiter
Gary Bender spent the bulk of his career at independent broker-dealers Royal Alliance and Woodbury.