FINRA Launches New TRACE Data Product for Academics
The Academic Corporate Bond TRACE Data product is an enhanced version of historical TRACE data that includes masked dealer identities.
Vanguard Cuts ETF Fees as Race-to-Zero With BlackRock Heats Up
Fees lowered on emerging market and European stock ETFs; move follows expense reductions by BlackRock, State Street.
Lincoln Financial Rolls Out ETF-Only Variable Annuity: Portfolio Products
In other product news, there's a new HSA featuring Franklin Templeton funds.
Coming Soon: More Transparency to ETFs
As mutual fund providers move into the ETF space, they bring the budget and data needs that were customary with their mutual fund products.
Gold Has Rallied to a 3 1/2-Month High; What Happens Next?
Geopolitics, Fed rate policy, the direction of the dollar and Trump's economic plans could play key roles in the direction of gold prices.
SEC 'Continues to Wrestle' With Target-Date Fund Risk Rule: IM's Grim
Former SEC Commissioner Wallman urges IM to "tackle" TDF risk disclosure rule.
TIPS May Not Be the Best Hedge Now Against Rising Inflation
The Treasury's inflation-protected securities posted stellar performance last year, but that's not the case so far this year.
Can the Trump Stock Rally Last?
The stock market has already discounted large corporate tax cuts, but there are signs the cuts could be delayed or reduced in scope.
Lincoln Financial, AIG Launch Fee-Based Annuities: Top Portfolio Products
In other product news, Tortoise, IndexIQ and First Trust launch new ETFs.
New Robo-Advisor Targets Minority Communities
Finhabits is focused on minority clients because many Latinos and African-Americans don't have retirement funds, says founder Carlos Garcia.