Deutsche Asset Management Launches High Yield Bond ETF: Top Portfolio Products
In other product news, an ETF focused exclusively on wearable devices debuts.
DOL Fiduciary Rule Harming Investors Via 'Orphaned' 401(k)s: ICI's Blass
Under the Trump administration, SEC is likely to place a “heavy emphasis on capital formation,” said the policy director of Americans for Financial Reform.
Moody’s Turns Negative on Outlook for Global Asset Managers
Business conditions for asset managers are at an "all-time low," says Moody’s Managing Director Marc Pinto.
CANNEX Brings Greater Transparency to Annuity Market: Top Portfolio Products
In other product news, Invesco and iShares expand their ETF lineups.
Why RIAs and IBDs Favor ETFs Over Actively Managed Funds 4 to 1
The increased flows into ETFs are due to many factors including the DOL fiduciary rule.
Gross Warns That Trump Rally Built on False Promise of Growth
The Janus bond fund manager recommends that investors move to cash and bonds whose durations are below investors' benchmarks.
Among Mutual Funds, It’s Still a Man’s World
Morningstar reports that the percentage of mutual funds managed by women has not changed since the financial crisis of 2008.
Seraphim Capital Adds Pioneering Space Tech Fund: Top Portfolio Products
In other product news, FlexShares added an actively managed bond ETF.
Decay and Investing: When Time Keeps On Slippin’ Into the Future
A good understanding of the concept of “decay” is instrumental in managing certain investments (with apologies to Steve Miller and a nod to “Trading Places”).
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.”