Top Portfolio Products: Incapital Launches Farmer Mac Notes Program
Meanwhile, a new partnership between PwC and Salesforce.com allows wealth managers to use the cloud for numerous functions.
Market Vectors Rolls Out Factor-Based ETFs
The four new ETFs track MSCI indices and focus on quality and dividends in international and emerging market equities.
FINRA Warning on BDCs Doesn’t Stop Market Vectors’ ETF Debut
Despite FINRA's January warnings on high-risk business development companies, Market Vectors has launched the first-ever ETF to offer pure-play BDC exposure.
Top Portfolio Products: Motley Fool Fund Gets Five Stars
New products introduced over the last week include a new fund from Motley Fool, a new Market Vectors ETF that excludes financials, and a new ETF from Global X.
Top Portfolio Products: Baird Launches Small-Cap Product; Fidelity Adds Global Equity-Income Funds
The Hartford announces new managers, funds, as Neuberger Berman and Market Vectors roll out new products.
Top Portfolio Products: Baird Launches Fund; Fidelity Adds Two
New products introduced over the last week include a new small-cap value fund from Baird; two new funds from Fidelity; and three new investment managers and sixteen new funds for The Hartford’s defined contribution retirement program offerings.
Top Portfolio Products: BlackRock to Launch Bond-Trading Platform
Also last week, U.S. Commodity Funds introduced agriculture fund, while the Market Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF was rolled out.
Top Portfolio Products: iShares Launches 4 ETFs; Natixis Offers New Platform
Market Vectors rolls out a new high-yield bond ETF as RiverPark and Henderson Global introduce new funds.
Top Portfolio Products: Market Vectors’ Indonesia ETF; Turkish Private Equity Fund Closes
New products introduced over the last week include a new Indonesia small-cap ETF from Market Vectors; the closure of a Turkish private equity fund; a high-yield bond fund from Aberdeen; and a new fund trust from Gemini.
Van Eck Acquires 6 HOLDRS
Van Eck Global’s Market Vectors ETF Trust is planning to exchange shares of soon-to-be-launched Market Vectors ETFs for shares of six Merrill Lynch HOLDRS. The exchange offer is scheduled to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2011.