ETFs for Poets
Ron Surz offers a quick and painless course on ETF portfolio construction through Longfellow, Thoreau, Hogg and Shelley.
Top Portfolio Products: Euronext, PowerShares Announce Index-Based Portfolio
Other new products include a muni bond ETF from Market Vectors and a variable annuity offering access to alternative investments from Guardian Life.
How New Year Investment Themes Will Play Out for ETFs
By being ready for 2014's major investment themes through actionable ETF investments, advisors can help their clients profit.
India Seeks to Boost Foreign Currency Exchange
India’s economy has been suffering, but the country has thought of a solution that could go a long way to ease its fiscal woes.
Morgan’s Gorman: Advisor Turnover to Keep Slowing
The post-2008 mayhem that led many brokers to switch firms is over, Morgan CEO said, as the firm reported an 80% profit jump.
9 Financial Firms With Most Improved Reputations
Financial firms’ reputations are regaining traction after the financial crisis, but they have a long way to go, according to Makovsky, an independent communications firm.
ETF Inventor Looks to Future With Active Management
As State Street marks the 20th anniversary this year of its SPDR ETF, the firm is looking to the future with more active management.
New Hire Roundup: IMCA Announces 2014 Board
Also this week, Celine Colgan joined the Presidio Group, Girard Securities welcomed David Bombart and National Planning Corp. promoted Scott Montgomery.
Fitch: ETFs Gain Bond Clout
How much of an impact are ETFs having on the bond market? A whole lot, according to a report from Fitch Ratings.
Recruiting Trends: Is Now a Good Time to Move?
Before you go independent or switch firms, consider these job-market factors.