IRA Rollover Boom Spells Opportunity for ETFs: Finke
ETFs provide modest advantages over mutual funds in IRAs, but they could provide significant advantages in taxable accounts when boomers take RMDs, Michael Finke writes.
The Indie Robo-Advisor: A Doomed Business Model?
Bigger competitors and growth-hungry venture capitalists are bearing down on software-only "eRIAs," but there may be a way out, Cerulli says.
‘Smart Beta 2.0’ Goes Head to Head With Traditional Asset Managers
According to Moody’s, two types of firms are well-positioned to capitalize on the growing popularity of smart beta.
Top 20 Commodities Funds in 401(k)s: BrightScope
About 1% of 401(k) assets are in commodities funds, the research firm says.
BlackRock’s Rieder: Fed Should’ve Hiked Rates Months Ago
Historically low interest rates could create a bubble in the credit market, BlackRock's Rick Rieder says.
BofA Investors Urged to Reject Moynihan’s Chairman Position
The push comes after the recent departure of Bank of America's CFO.
4 Strategies for 401(k)s in a Volatile Market: BlackRock
BlackRock has some tips for 401(k) savers to avoid overreacting, and possibly damaging their retirement savings, in a market crisis.
Top Portfolio Products: New Muni Bond Fund From Vanguard, Market Neutral Stock Fund From Hatteras
Also, Envestnet added a CLS Investments strategy to its network, and Guardian Retirement Solutions expanded its investment option lineup.
The One-Man, $1.2 Billion ETF Shop
Andrew Chanin's PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF has had one of the fastest ascents in history.
3 Reasons Not to Worry About the Fed’s First Rate Hike
The first Fed rate hike in more than nine years might not be the big event that the market has been anticipating.