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.
3 Self-Defeating Investor Behaviors: Franklin Templeton
With the help of "Predictably Irrational" author Dan Ariely, Franklin Templeton pinpoints three behavioral reasons why fearful investors may miss opportunities.
Top Portfolio Products: Franklin Templeton to Buy Stake in K2
Plus, Goldman risk-management fund targets RIAs and more product news.
New Hire Roundup: Comfort Joins LPL; Clark Moves Up at Clark Capital
This week in new hires, Robert Comfort went to LPL Financial, Brendan Clark was named president of Clark Capital Management and Ken Paieski joined UAT.
Americans Reluctant to Invest in Equities: Franklin Templeton
Despite strong U.S. equity market returns in early 2012, indications are that Americans remain investment spectators, a study designed by Duke professor Dan Ariely found.
Top Portfolio Products: New PIMCO, State Street Funds
Plus other new products and portfolios are launched by Franklin Templeton, SteelPath, Brown and Envestnet.
Melissa Sayer, a resident of Westfield, N.J., was dying to get an iPad.
Templeton’s Mobius: Europe Not a Concern
Franklin Templeton Investments’ Mark Mobius says Europe's debt crisis won’t push the global economy into a recession because liquidity provided by central banks is fueling underlying demand.
Top Portfolio Products: Templeton Launches Global Fund; Neuberger Adds Two Funds
Van Eck gold ETFs’ AUM top $13 billion; Adams Express sets distribution target; OIC says August options hit record; two Rydex funds close to new investors.
Top Portfolio Products: AdvisorShares, Cousteau Develop ETF; Van Eck Introduces Closed-End Municipal Bond ETF
New products introduced in July include a socially responsible ETF from AdvisorShares and a closed-end municipal bond ETF from Van Eck, as well as a guaranteed income annuity from New York Life and a China currency bond fund from Guinness Atkinson.