Advisors Picky About Product Providers
Despite liking firms across the industry, advisors concentrate on only a few providers, Market Strategies International's Advisor Brandscape report says.
Advisors’ 6 Favorite ETF Providers
Cogent’s annual Advisor Brandscape report found that Vanguard has now become advisors’ favorite, while iShares slipped from the top spot.
Alternatives All the Rage
New research has found that 78 percent of all advisors are using alternative investments within client portfolios, according to Cogent Research, mainly for diversification and with some variation related to channel differences and other factors.
Top Funds for Advisor Loyalty
T. Rowe Price and Legg Mason benefited the most this year as advisors' use of mutual funds grew in 2011, and over the next two years a switch to ETFs and SMAs is expected.
Most Advisors Using Alternative Investments, Study Finds
New research has found that 78% of all advisors are using alternative investments within client portfolios, Cogent Research said Tuesday, mainly for diversification.