New Hire Roundup: Putnam Advances Sipple; Hewson Joins Citi Private Bank
This week in new hires, Scott Sipple moved up at Putnam Investments; Mark Hewson went to Citi Private Bank; Bradford Campbell joined Drinker Biddle; Kimberley Branch and John Forrest went to Symetra; and SNR Denton welcomed Lisa Ledbetter.
Mutual Fund Families Dysfunctional in 2011
For “Todd” Kennedy and “Nigel” Hussein, family name association is either a blessing or a curse. As SmartMoney notes, the truism holds for mutual fund families as well.
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.
Top 10 International Stock Funds in 401(k)s
Here are the 10 most widely distributed international stock funds in the 401(k) and DC industry, according to research firm BrightScope.
Lipper Reports Bad Week for Most Funds
The latest Lipper statistics show that bear funds had a good week while others weakened.
Barclays Wealth Building Business on Lehman Platform
Barclays Wealth managing director Mitch Cox, head of the firm's global investment & product office, is leading the firm as it moves into the second...
Fixed Income Rules
Many funds, fund categories and stock- market indexes have dropped by about 40 percent through December 4, 2008, according to Lipper. The Dow Jones, for...
151 reasons to dump Cox
Call it a Hail Mary. With SEC credibility in the toilet, Obama looks to FINRA head Schapiro to take the reins. Pity Cox (to a...
One of the undisputed benefits of possessing great wealth is that you control your life more than those less blessed. One of the undisputed roles...
(Re)Opened for Business
In last year's annual letter to their shareholders, the managers of Dodge & Cox Stock's $54.6 billion stock fund wrote that outperforming the S&P 500...