LPL Announces Robo-Advisor Plan
LPL will roll out a pilot robo program involving 20 advisors in the next 60 days, says President Dan Arnold.
Top Portfolio Products: IndexIQ Launches 3 Hedged ETFs
Barclays partners with Roubini to roll out tradable equity indexes that aim to provide enhanced beta.
Exchange-Traded Assets Edge Past Hedge Fund Assets in Q2
For the first time, there is more money invested in ETFs and ETPs than in hedge funds, ETFGI reports.
Energy Part 2: ETFs and Mutual Funds
In today’s challenging markets, many investors are turning to sector investing. The energy sector may be a good place to begin for two reasons.
Bernanke: German Trade Imbalance Weighs on Rest of Eurozone
Germany must reduce its "persistent trade surplus" and boost domestic spending, writes Bernanke; or, says Prof. Ashoka Mody, maybe just leave the eurozone.
Top Portfolio Products: TCW, Global X Roll Out Alt Funds
America Independence adds large-cap product, HSBC introduces fixed-income funds, and Van Eck launches a new ETF.
Global Stock Markets Saw Massive Inflows Last Week Despite Selloff
A funny thing happened in global financial markets last week, which could be a warning for future volatility.
Top Portfolio Products: Schwab Adds Commission-Free ETFs
Tortoise rolls out a North American pipeline fund; Compass launches volatility-weighted ETFs.
China’s Market Rout Spreads Despite Government Efforts
The Chinese stock market is crashing, unnerving markets around the world. But even after the losses, China's mainland markets are still up for the year.
Your Dirt-Cheap ETFs Threaten Asset Managers’ Record Profits
Their fee revenue is getting pinched by low-cost exchange-traded funds, and in the U.S. new fund flows are meager.