Can Boring Stocks Bring Investment Bliss?
Michael Finke examines the surprising advantages of low-volatility portfolios.
Top Portfolio Products: Vanguard Launches Global Low-Volatility Fund
S&P Capital rolls out a new ETF style classification system, Guggenheim adds to BulletShares corporate-bond lineup, and PowerShares changes the names of its DWA Technical Leaders ETFs.
The $200 Billion Hit to the Fed’s Bond Portfolio (and Yours)
The bond market and ETFs tied to it are suffering, but bear-themed products may be worth a look.
Are You Ready for Rising Rates?
“Interest rates have nowhere to go but up!” That’s the tune Wall Street’s prognosticators have been singing over the past five years, and they’ve been dead wrong. Until now.
Top Portfolio Products: New Income Indexes for Pre-Retirees From BlackRock
Plus, Fidelity to launch 10 ETFs with BlackRock as subadvisor, KraneShares rolls out China Internet ETF, and American Century introduces retirement share class.
Top Portfolio Products: Neuberger Berman Introduces China Equity Fund
New products introduced over the last week include a new China equity fund from Neuberger Berman, a new bear ETF from AdvisorShares and two new BulletShares ETFs from Guggenheim.
Injecting Some ‘Forethought’ Into VA Space
Firms are entering the variable annuity space with new product issues—are they crazy? Like a fox, some would say.
Guggenheim Analyst Looks Into Political Crystal Ball
From the sequester to who's up next to run for president, Chris Krueger, an analyst at Guggenheim Partners, gave attendees at the 2013 NAAIM Annual Conference his insights on various topics playing out in Washington.
Michael Milken Probed by SEC for Guggenheim Ties: Report
In breaking news seemingly from 1987, the SEC is allegedly investigating whether the former junk-bond king violated his lifetime ban from the securities industry by acting as an advisor to Guggenheim Partners.
Top Portfolio Products: OneAmerica Debuts Index(k)
New products introduced over the last week include the CurrencyShares Singapore Dollar Trust from Guggenheim Investments and the Salient Global Equity Fund from Salient Partners.