Tapping Into Japan's Postal Savings
Equivalent of $1.7 trillion moving to quasi-private accounts
BlackRock To Acquire State Street Research, Consolidate Funds
Aug. 26, 2004 -- BlackRock Inc. (BLK) agreed to purchase SSRM Holdings Inc, the holding company of State Street Research & Management Company and SSR Realty Advisors Inc., from MetLife Inc. (MET) for $375 million in cash and stock. In a conference call this morning, BlackRock's chairman and CEO, Laurence...
Wanger, Zell to Step Down from Acorn Funds
May 1, 2003 -- Ralph Wanger said he plans to cede his role as chief investment officer of Liberty Wanger Asset Management L.P. and as...
Most Mutual Funds for Children Get Failing Grade
Feb. 14, 2003 -- Thanks to the now-departed bull market, parents want to make sure little Johnny can not only read, but understand P/E ratios...
Janus to Take Over Berger Funds
Dec. 12, 2002 -- Janus Capital Management is taking over its cousin Berger Funds. Janus said trustees of the Berger funds have agreed to merge its...