Security Benefit Adds 9 Funds to Variable Annuities: Portfolio Products
Also, Turner Investments acquires Elkhorn Capital Group and plans new products.
Website Simplifies the Hunt for Mutual Fund Fact Sheets
Most advisors spend several dreary hours a week searching for fund fact sheets. RoboWholesaler helps streamline the process.
Why Gold Is Trouncing Stocks This Year
Gold prices have surged $100 an ounce over the past seven weeks, closing Friday at their highest price in almost three months.
Active Funds Are Performing Better — for Now
Morningstar's Active/Passive Barometer shows better performance by active funds this year but not long term.
Yellen Defends Financial Regs That Trump Opposes
Her speech at Jackson Hole seemed directed at Trump, who will decide whether to reappoint or replace her.
Ratings Agencies Warn About Failure to Raise Debt Ceiling
Fitch Ratings says it will review the U.S. credit rating if the government has to prioritize debt service payments.
Treasury Bill Rates Surging as Debt-Ceiling Deadline Approaches
Rates jumped after Trump threatened a government shutdown to get Congress to pay for Mexican border wall.
Advisors Sticking With Active Investments: Practical Perspectives
Most advisors have not changed their overall use of actively managed solutions in the past 12 months.
Vanguard Files for ETF Covering Entire US Corporate Bond Market
It has a filed preliminary registration statement with the SEC, with an expected launch date in the fourth quarter.
Are You Ready for T+2?
The shorter settlement period for trades — two days instead of three — has implications for financial advisors.