Why Advisors Should Guide Clients on Philanthropy, Impact Investing
Advising clients on philanthropic giving and impact investing creates a virtuous circle, SSGA says.
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.
Top Portfolio Products: State Street Changes SPDR Lineup, Rebalances Index
Also, the first Islamic fixed income fund in the U.S. passed the $100 million threshold in August, says Azzad Asset Management.
Top Portfolio Products: SSGA Rolls Out Multi-Factor SPDR ETF
Plus, Exceed Investments adds fund that tracks Nasdaq’s structured-product index.
State Street Cuts Fees on 41 ETFs
The move comes just two weeks after Vanguard surpassed SPDR in ETF assets.
Schwab ETF Study: Cost Is King
While the Schwab ETF survey results show that cost is king, investor education is lagging.
No Jargon, Please: Think 401(k) Investors Know What ‘Fund’ Means? Think Again
Plain English, it turns out, is the key to getting employees to save more for retirement, says a survey of retirement plan participants released by State Street Global Advisors.
ETFs Up 7% in 2012, Exceeding $1 Trillion, State Street Says
As of May 31, the U.S. ETF industry has more than $1.1 trillion in assets under management comprising 1,251 funds, for asset growth of 7.1% since year-end 2011, SSgA reported.