The Flatter World of Financial Services
During the previous decade we have often heard allusions to the world getting flatter, as a reference to advances in technology shortening the distance—virtually—between people and cities.
Investor Confidence Rises for Institutions, but Individuals Disagree
Institutions may be optimistic about stocks, but affluent investors are stashing cash.
Bernanke: Low Rates Are the Long-Term Trend
The Fed has not distorted markets or kept them artificially low, the former Fed chairman writes in his new blog for the Brookings Institution.
Currency Exposure: Hedge or No Hedge?
Advisors should speak with investors about the dollar's strength — and about diversification, DeLegge writes.
Top Portfolio Products: IndexIQ Adds 2 Liquid Alt ETFs
Coral Gables Asset Management rolls out a long-short fund, and Highland Capital launches an alternative-investment platform.
New Fund Takes Novel Approach to Protecting Against Stock Market Losses
New fund company says it can track the S&P 500, but limit losses to about 12.5% while capturing upside up to 15%.
Investors Pile Into Energy ETFs
Investors poured $1.2 billion into energy-related ETFs during the first three weeks of March when oil prices fell 7.2%. Were they smart or foolish?
Volatility Doesn’t Mean Markets Won’t Move Higher
Big market moves can make investors nervous. But should they? Consultant Alexei Bayer and ThinkAdvisor's Gil Weinreich discuss.
Under the Hood: The History and Structure of ETFs
Not all exchange-traded products, especially ETFs, are created equal. Part 1 of what you and your clients need to know about ETPs.
Top Portfolio Products: Global X Adds Two Dividend ETFs
New York Life announced a fixed deferred annuity, while New York Life Retirement Plan Services added an enhancement to its mobile app.