Supreme Court Hints at New Monitoring Rules for 401(k) Plans
U.S. Supreme Court justices suggested they will require 401(k) plans to periodically monitor the investment options they offer.
A New, Cheaper Way to Invest With Bond King Jeffrey Gundlach
The SPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF is possibly the most important as a test of whether active management can ever thrive inside the ETF industry.
White House Is Not Fond of Hidden Retirement Fees
The Obama administration says "conflicted investment advice" costs Americans $17 billion a year. Let's look at their math.
IAA Names Grohowski General Counsel
He will replace IAA's longtime general counsel, Karen Barr, who became the association’s new president and CEO in November.
Obama Budget’s Retirement Savings Cap Targets Wealthy
The retirement savings cap is a relatively small gambit in the budget’s larger effort to raise revenues but is seen as an attack.
Investors Embraced Passive Funds, Eschewed Active Managers in 2014
Morningstar’s recap of mutual fund and ETF flows shows passive funds led the way with $166 billion in 2014; active funds lost $98 billion.
SIFMA Blasts Proposed Financial Transaction Tax
SIFMA is criticizing Rep. Chris Van Hollen’s just-released tax reform plan, which calls for a financial transaction tax.
DOL Urged to Hold Off on Proposed Fee Guide
A group of business organizations turned up the heat this week in its campaign against a proposed DOL fee disclosure guide.
Millennials Heavy on Stocks Despite Risk Aversion
Investors in general are allocated heavily to stocks, but millennials in particular are overweight equities, according to ICI and EBRI.
U.S.-Listed ETF Assets Top $2 Trillion
“It took 18 years for ETFs to reach $1 trillion and three years for it to reach the additional $1 trillion," says SSgA's David Mazza.