Folio Investing Acquires 200,000 Brokerage Accounts From Online BD
Folio converted the former Loyal3 accounts to a new website called FolioFirst.
Janus Capital, Henderson Group Complete Merger
The new firm is now trading at the NYSE under the JHG stock symbol.
5 Myths About ETFs and Mutual Funds
The ETF industry has experienced exponential growth over the past two decades, and with that progression also comes an influx of self-styled experts.
New Factor Allocator Tool Shows the Value of Factor Investing
Optimal Asset Management's free tool helps advisors build factor-based replicas of any mutual fund using ETFs.
A Step Backward in Financial Regulation
The Financial Choice Act will make the financial system less safe, and it won't eliminate bailouts in a future crisis.
Smart Beta Strategies More Popular Than Ever and Growing Rapidly: Survey
Allocations to smart beta strategies jumped from 36% to 46% in one year, according to FTSE Russell's latest Global Institutional Smart Beta survey.
Can Theme-Based ETFs Hack It in Portfolios?
Niche ETFs like HACK generally hold a limited number of stocks and have relatively high expenses, but they can be useful in certain situations.
Introducing Swell, a New Impact Investing Platform: Portfolio Products
In other product news, IndexIQ launches a small-cap ETF.
Who Were the Best Robo-Advisors in Q1?
The first quarter of 2017 was good to robo-advisors, but several firms stood out for top performance across investment categories.
Hartford Funds Launches Low Volatility Multifactor ETFs: Portfolio Products
Also, Solactive introduces its Global Infrastructure Low Earnings Volatility Index.