Shift to Passive Mutual Funds Continued in 2015: PwC
Last year through September, passive funds garnered $301 billion, while active registered funds recorded net outflows of $128 billion., PwC reported.
CBOE Forms Partnership With Options- and Tech-Centric Vest Financial
With new majority equity stake in Vest, CBOE will provide advisors’ clients with portfolio protection with easy-to-use, cost-transparent strategies.
What ETF Investors Got Wrong About Markets in January
ETF fund flows for the month of January appear to be almost as confusing as the markets themselves.
There's a Rush for Gold ETFs
It's clear that the precious metal's appeal as the ultimate safe haven now extends well beyond "gold bugs.''
Bill Gross on Low Rates: ‘How’s It Workin’ for Ya?’
“Global markets and individual economies are increasingly ‘addled’ and distorted” as central banks cut rates, sometimes to negative territory, Gross writes.
Why Are Stocks Falling in Sync With Oil Prices?
The stock market is “treating the plunge in oil prices as an indicator of global growth,” says BlackRock's Russ Koesterich. “That’s wrong.”
Top Portfolio Products: Northern Trust Adds Target Date-Like Funds
A new twist on the target date fund plus a wellness marketplace for small and midsize companies.
Why Institutional Investors Are Embracing ETFs
Institutions surveyed by Greenwich Associates are using ETFs to gain market exposure and hedge investments.
Adjusting Portfolio Correlations With ETFs
Global equity markets converged performance-wise to finish 2015 with very little change in price. Have correlations all gone to 1?
Vietnam’s New Opportunities for Investors
It’s almost midnight on Dec. 21, 2015, but planes filled with tourists and business professionals continue to land at Ho Chi Minh City’s International Airport.