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.
Icahn, Fink Clash Over Junk Bonds
Investing titan Carl Icahn and BlackRock CEO Larry Fink spar over high-yield debt and the ETFs that invest in it.
In Volatile Times, Fund Managers Seek Risk-Averse Income: Morningstar Panel
Fund managers disclose where they are taking risks and finding returns with rising rates on the horizon.
Grantham, Kelly & Krawcheck to Speak at Morningstar Confab
The popular investment conference takes place Wednesday through Friday in Chicago and should draw at least 1,000 advisors.
Investors Continue to Shun Equity Funds, PIMCO
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF had a 12% drop in assets in January alone, according to a Morningstar report.
State Street Cuts Fees on 41 ETFs
The move comes just two weeks after Vanguard surpassed SPDR in ETF assets.