SEC Fines BlackRock Over Energy Fund Manager Who Owned Oil Company
BlackRock Advisors will pay $12 million for not disclosing that a top manager's portfolio was heavily invested in a venture he had a stake in.
Should Mutual Funds Be Illegal?
There's a congealing regulatory view that index funds are Good and active management is Bad, Matt Levine writes.
SEC OKs ‘Breakthrough’ 3-Tier Fund-of-Funds Structure
The SEC will allow Franklin Templeton to use a three-tier fund-of-funds structure, a move that one compliance firm says is a “breakthrough.”
SEC Probes Whether 12b-1 Fees Are Used Properly
SEC is examining whether the rules for the fees and their disclosure are being followed and “what funds are paying intermediaries for.”
Q1 Earnings Outlook: Grim Overall but Not for Financials
First-quarter earnings are expected to suffer the biggest decline in more than five years, but financial company earnings are forecast to rise.
Lipper: Best Mutual Fund Groups for 2015
The research firm recognizes funds and families who deliver stronger risk-adjusted returns than their peers.
Top Portfolio Products: RiverPark, Saturna Roll Out New Funds
Other groups add high-net-worth solutions, certificate programs and more for advisors.
Bill Gross Blasts ‘Hostile’ Investing Climate, Says ‘New Neutral’ Rate Now Zero
The Janus manager argues that the investing environment is so inhospitable that he is reduced to trading more than owning bonds to deliver shareholder return.
Investor Confidence Rises for Institutions, but Individuals Disagree
Institutions may be optimistic about stocks, but affluent investors are stashing cash.
Value Investors’ Inconvenient Truth: They Lose to S&P 500
Value shop Research Affiliates argues that, ironically, “value investors are supplying a premium to other market participants rather than collecting one.”