Fund Flows in 2016 Break Records, Again: SSGA
Assets rose 16% above the earlier record, but two fund groups stalled as investors withdrew their holdings.
National Planning Holdings Partners With BlackRock, American Funds to Boost Platform
The parent firm of four IBDs says it is rolling out more technology to its 3,500 affiliated reps.
Asset Managers Bleed $50B as Active-Investing Crisis Deepens
Alliance, Franklin and Waddell had biggest quarterly redemptions; investor shift from active to passive funds accelerating.
How to Cope With Today's Low-Return Markets and High-Expectation Clients
The low-return environment is the talk of the town. What's an advisor to do?
Summer Brings $54.6B in Active Equity Fund Outflows: Morningstar
Still, two fund groups are attracting assets to both their passive and active products, the research group says.
RBC Taps BlackRock Exec to Lead Retirement, Fund Business
Kim Mickelson comes on board about six weeks after CEO Michael Armstrong took over as head of the U.S. wealth group.
Hartford Funds to Buy Smart Beta Firm Lattice Strategies
Acquisitions are on a tear as investors look to boost returns from new products.
Columbia Threadneedle Moves Into Expanding Smart Beta Field
BlackRock says the smart beta ETF niche is likely to grow at twice the rate of the overall market.
LPL Going Robo With BlackRock’s FutureAdvisor
The IBD plans a "phased rollout" for the offering, which should start in August at its national conference.
Warning: Don’t Party Over This Market Rally, BlackRock’s Koesterich Says
Strategist Russ Koesterich highlights some troubling trends he sees and offers one possible investment pick.