Top Portfolio Products: New China Bond, Buyback-Themed ETFs
New products focus on e-commerce in the emerging markets and more.
Top 10 Commercial Real Estate Trends
One big trend: coastal cities are taking a back seat to other real estate markets.
Mirae Peels Back Layers of Ongoing EM Consumption Dynamic
The ongoing transition toward consumption-driven economics has become a favorite theme for many investors.
Nigeria’s Revamped Economy Poses Big Growth, Big Concerns for Investors
Opportunities and pitfalls still await investors in a growing economy.
Macro Prospects Dim for Turkey, but Niches Attract Investment
The Turkish central bank’s recent move to raise interest rates is a much-needed step to help an economy extremely vulnerable to global economic shocks.
Post Office Proposes to Offer ‘Financial Services’
The Postal Service says it has assets to serve the underbanked, boost its own money-losing operations and benefit banks through partnerships.
New Hire Roundup: Ohio Securities Commissioner Andrea Seidt to Lead NASAA
Stephanie Zaffos joined Convergent Wealth Advisors, Scivantage welcomed Jim Toussignant, and the SEC announced three staff promotions.
Dubai’s Growing Economy Faces High Debt Hurdle in 2014
Dubai has been prospering, which is remarkable, considering that it faced down default in 2009. However, there may be storm clouds on the horizon.
Worried Mutual Fund Leaders Ask: Are We the Auto Industry of Finance?
“The relationship with the advisor as opposed to the product provider has become much more important to investors,” said Boston Consulting Group's Gary Shub during his MFEA talk.
AMG Wealth Nabs Veritable Equity Stake in Big Succession Planning Deal
AMG Wealth Partners President John Copeland says Veritable managers who have made long-term commitments to their firm will hold a significant equity interest in the business.