SEC Said to Propose That Mutual Funds Disclose Risk of Rate Rise
The SEC is set to propose a requirement that mutual-fund companies report how vulnerable their bond portfolios are to interest-rate changes, two people familiar with the matter said.
Can Anyone Make Your Retirement Money Last for Life?
The race is on for a product to help prevent retirees from running out of money without the drawbacks of annuities.
SEC: CCO Should Have Active Role in Cybersecurity
While a cyberattack is not a matter of "if" but "when," catastrophic attacks are unlikely, security expert Ronald Rowe said in an ICI panel discussion.
A Little-Known Bond Vehicle for When Interest Rates Rise
Target date bond ETFs have been skating under the radar since 2010. But that could change when markets become convinced that rates will soon rise.
Military Retirement Overhaul Calls for DC, DB Blend
Lawmakers are debating major reforms to the military retirement system, proposing a new system combining the current defined benefit plan with elements of a 401(k).
Fund Fees Plunge Thanks to Investors
Fund expenses are coming down, but don’t thank the financial services industry.
DOL Not Budging on Fiduciary Rule Comment Period
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says that the current timeline, including a hearing and another chance to comment, is "a long time."
FINRA Readies Changes to Communications Rules
FINRA is also taking comments until mid-May on member application rules.
Under the Hood: The Race Between ETFs and Mutual Funds
As exchange-traded products grow in popularity, some believe they will one day dominate mutual funds.
U.S. Retirement Assets Up 6% Year Over Year
Defined contribution plan assets rose 2.1 % in the fourth quarter to $6.8 trillion.