Fixed Annuity Sales Dip in Q3: IRI
Fixed annuity sales cooled in Q3 from a five-year high while variable annuity total sales remained stable, according to IRI's Q3 2014 Annuity Sales Report.
Investors Want Higher Yields but Fear Rising Rates: Survey
Franklin Templeton poll finds many fixed-income investors lack understanding of key bond dynamics.
Janus Positioning to Gather Money as Gross Move Reshapes Market
Janus is in conversations with countless institutions and advisors as the firm seeks to grab some of PIMCO's outflows, CEO Richard Weil says.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q2 Earnings, 2014
Some of Wall Street’s major players still struggle with litigation expenses; many are finding ways to further boost their wealth results.
Trend Following Isn't the Only Managed Futures Strategy
The managed futures corner of the alternative investment space is one of the first places astute investors turn for diversification from traditional asset classes.
The Real Appeal of Multi-Alternative Funds
Advisors are looking beyond yield; asset management experts explain why.
Most Americans Don’t Understand Annuities
The good news for the annuity industry: most Americans would consider the fixed income products to finance some aspect of their retirement.
20 Best & Worst Fund Families of 2013
The top performer saw $75 billion pour in last year, while the weakest performer had more than $30 billion in outflows.
OppenheimerFunds Names New CEO, CIO
The money management firm will have a new chief investment officer on Jan. 1 and will name Art Steinmetz CEO on July 1.
First Eagle Fund Goes ‘Anywhere the Value Is,’ but With a Safety Margin
Global Income fund builds on First Eagle Global Fund’s success, following Benjamin Graham's diktats, but not averse to the benefits of high-yield bonds.