Why Dividend-Paying Stocks Remain Attractive
More, and more diverse, companies paying dividends, high cash levels on corporate balance sheets and a continued search for income among investors all bode well for dividend-paying stocks.
What Makes Clients Happy? A Good Retirement Plan
Nine in 10 investors working with financial advisors are happy with their retirement income plans, according to a recent survey of 2,000 individuals.
Obama’s Visit to Mexico Puts Spotlight on Drugs, Security
Six months into President Enrique Pena-Nieto's term, many foreign investors believe the country may finally be turning a corner.
Investors Are Optimistic, but More Conservative, Franklin Templeton Finds
Despite an overall positive outlook, avoiding loss, rather than achieving higher returns, is still a top priority.
Top Portfolio Products: Goldman Rolls Out MLP Fund
In addition, Franklin Templeton Launches EM Bond Fund, while Global X introduces ETFs with focus on Nigeria and Central Asia/Mongolia.
Americans Increasingly Stressed Over Retirement
Nearly three-quarters of Americans find thinking about retirement saving and investing to be a source of stress and anxiety.
Networking, Not Cold Calling, Wins Plan Sponsor Business: Franklin Templeton
Study of DC market, “Insights on Closing the Sale,” identifies best practices for lead generation, prospect management and finals activity.
Top Portfolio Products: Franklin Templeton Adds Portfolio Tool
Private Client Resources and the Argus Research Group form a strategic partnership
Top Portfolio Products: Franklin Templeton Takes Stake in K2 Fund of Hedge Funds
This week in portfolio product announcements, Franklin Templeton completed a majority stake acquisition in K2 Advisors, MFS added to its target date fund lineup and more.
Top 5 Fund Providers Most Liked by Advisors
A Cogent Research survey uncovered the five most liked service providers in each of three fund types: mutual funds, ETFs and variable annuities.