Top Portfolio Products: New Factor ETFs From iShares
Credit Suisse launches a silver covered-call ETN as North Peak rolls out an inflation-hedged strategy.
Fed Minutes Show Eagerness to Slow Bond Buys
A majority of Federal Reserve policymakers want to continue extraordinary bond purchases to help boost the economy at least through midyear, according to minutes from the Fed's last meeting released Wednesday.
Metal Gets Less Precious
Never mind that gold is posting year-to-date losses and never mind that gold mining stocks are already in a bear market. Is this the start of bad things to come for gold investors?
New Hire Roundup: Christian Brothers Appoints Four
This week in new hires, Christian Brothers Investment Services announced four key appointments, and American Century welcomed Joseph Schultz.
Switzerland and FATCA: Broader Effects
While it would change some of Switzerland's business practices, the country’s acceptance of international standards would be to its advantage
Is Another ETN Meltdown Possible?
Checking the complicated "fine print" on exchange-traded notes is critical for investors and advisors alike.
Credit Suisse Seeks Gold Payoff
Credit Suisse unveiled a new strategy ETN for generating income on gold.
New Hire Roundup: Putnam Names New GAA Leadership Team
This week in new hires, Putnam announced a new leadership team for its global asset allocation organization, and Steve Antonakes became acting deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Top Portfolio Products: Genworth Introduces Turnkey Offering for Advisors
New products introduced over the last week include a new suite of four model portfolios from a team-up of Jefferson National and Braver Capital Management and a new fixed indexed annuity from Allianz Life.
New Hire Roundup: James Hanna Joins Genworth; Morningstar CFO Departs
This week in new hires, Genworth hires a new CTO; Morningstar announced changes in its senior management; and FSI hired Kathryn Anderson and added 500 new advisor members.