Top 10 Firms Fee-Based Advisors Are Most Loyal To: Cogent Reports
Mutual fund firms with strongest advisor loyalty are “much less likely to be dropped.”
Muni Bonds Face Hit From Trump Tax Plan, Unfunded Liabilities
Trump’s plans to reduce tax rates coupled with growing unfunded pension liabilities spell potential problems for the muni market.
Fidelity Says Abigail Johnson to Succeed Father as Chairman
Abigail Johnson will also remain CEO of Fidelity -- a title she's held since 2014.
Janus Launches Firm’s First Actively Managed ETF: Top Portfolio Products
Also, SSGA announces changes to indexes of two SPDR ETFs.
Are Commodities Stuck in a Bear ‘Super-Cycle’?
Higher rates and a stronger dollar are weighing on commodities prices, especially precious metals.
SEC Approves Rules Helping Advisors Buy, Sell Bonds
The new rules, proposed by FINRA and MSRB, require the disclosure of pricing for trading of individual bonds.
What a Trump Presidency Means for the ETF Industry
A new administration will likely have a greater impact on the ETF industry through regulatory policy and oversight than through influence on particular sectors.
Moody’s Zandi: Why Trump’s ‘Shocking’ Election Changed My Forecast
Chief economist of Moody’s Analytics gives keys reasons for his revised economic outlook for U.S. and global economies.
Yellen Sees Hike ‘Relatively Soon’ and Plans to Serve Full Term
Yellen's testimony before a Congressional committee Thursday cemented market expectations for a rate hike in mid-December when Fed policymakers meet.
Trump’s Election Fuels ‘Paradigm Shift’ in Bond Yields, Inflation Outlook
Yields were already rising before the election but took off afterward, which suggests that investors should rethink their portfolios, strategists say.