BlackRock Keeps Getting Bigger but Misses Sales Estimates
Rakes in a record $74 billion for exchange-traded funds; but overall revenue fails to meet analysts’ expectations.
UBS to Give Advisors BlackRock’s Aladdin Risk Tools
It also will share Solium Capital’s equity-compensation technology with a subgroup of its 7,000 reps.
Why RBC Wealth Is Saying ‘Hold the Robo’
The firm isn’t the only one to put a stop to its automated investing plans, says consultant Tim Welsh — remember LPL’s NestWise?
Morningstar’s March Winners and Losers
Funds with Medalist ratings account for about 9% of funds sold in the U.S. and some 60% of assets under management.
The asset-management pressure cooker
Asset managers need to rethink how they're going to continue being profitable while cutting fees.
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.
New variable annuity from Lincoln targets fee-based advisors
Lincoln Financial Group and BlackRock collaborated to create an ETF-based variable annuity targeted at fee-based advisors.
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.
Insurers boosting cash as credit worries build, BlackRock says
About half of 315 insurers surveyed globally are looking to increase cash holdings in coming months, up from 36 percent last year.