How Trump Presidency Is Boosting Demand for Impact Investing, ESG Funds
Trump's executive orders and proposed budget cuts affecting environmental and social programs are increasing demand for impact and ESG investments.
T. Rowe Price Launches Robo Platform With Only Actively Managed Funds
T. Rowe Price ActivePlus Portfolios chooses the funds for investors and is available initially only for IRA accounts.
Fed Raises Rates; So What Should Clients Do?
The Fed's latest move has implications for investments and management of short-term variable debt.
VanEck Launches the First U.S.-Listed Green Bond ETF: Portfolio Products
In other product news, Morgan Stanley launched two sustainable investing portfolios.
The Bull Market Is 8 Years Old. What’s Next?
The second longest post-WWII bull market is supported by strong fundamentals, but P/E ratios are rich by historical standards.
SSGA Challenges Gender Disparity on Corporate Boards
If a company fails to take action to increase the number of women on its board, SSGA will use proxy voting power to influence change.
ETFs Surge Past Hedge Funds in Assets
Disaffected investors pose fundraising challenge for hedge funds this year, ETFGI reports.
Betterment Rebuffs Buffett, Says Sage’s Advice ‘Doesn’t Work Anymore’
CEO Jon Stein makes the case that he can top Vanguard index funds, and advisors, in a heated CNBC interview.
GMO: How to Build a Better Target Date Fund
TDFs have “solved the behavioral problem” of getting investors to save for retirement “but not the investment one,” says Peter Chiappinelli of GMO.
Research Affiliates Launches Smart Beta Factor Valuation Tool: Portfolio Products
In other product news, Hartford Funds expands its socially responsible investing lineup.