CFP Board Hires Loper to 'Strengthen' CFP Mark
John Loper will be director of corporate relations, playing a key role in encouraging top firms' "preference for and investment in CFP certification."
Clearing Firms Join the Robot Race
Robo-advisors and other new technologies are transforming the clearing space.
New Hire Roundup: Piccone to Lead SEC Exam Program in Denver
In other personnel moves, WBI promoted Matt Woehnker, and David Brierwood joins the Preqin board.
Fidelity to Pay $12 Million to Settle 401(k) Suits
Fidelity's own employees alleged the mutual fund giant charged excessive fees in the company’s own 401(k) plans.
American Century Hires Former Goldman Exec as Global Products Chief
The Kansas City, Missouri-based fund family taps Glen Casey to expand products and sales.
New Hire Roundup: Women in ETFs Announces Board Members, Leaders
Also in new hires, FNEX has named Neal Wolkoff to its newly formed board of advisors.
The Benefits of Total Return
The case for including dividend stocks in client portfolios remains strong. Many of the advantages were shared in a Fidelity Investments research report, “Equity Total Return: Lower Volatility in the Longer Term.”
Fidelity DC Plan Assets Top $1 Trillion
Fidelity announced Tuesday that it administers $1.4 trillion in defined contribution assets and lost just 1% of its DC business in the first half.
New Hire Roundup: Great-West Financial Names Manello CFO
Also in new hires, Treasury's Office of Financial Research added 11 new members to its financial research advisory committee.
Fidelity’s 8-Month-Old ETFs Exceed $1 Billion in Assets
Advisors can trade the 10 passively managed sector ETFs commission-free.