Top Portfolio Products: Euronext, PowerShares Announce Index-Based Portfolio
Other new products include a muni bond ETF from Market Vectors and a variable annuity offering access to alternative investments from Guardian Life.
Top 10 African Billionaires
Africa has attracted increasing interest as a growth story in recent years, yet it is home to only 55 of the world's 1,400 billionaires.
Top Portfolio Products: Fidelity to Disclose Additional Money-Market Fund Data
Portfolio-related developments over the last week include the closure of Fidelity’s Small Cap Discovery Fund to new investors and an advisor change by Vanguard on its International Value Fund.
New Hire Roundup: McCarthy Elected IPA Board Chairman
This week in new hires, Frank McCarthy was elected chairman and five new members were added to the board of directors at IPA; the DiCiaccio and LaMothe-Gonzalez Groups joined Snowden Capital Advisors; more.
Global Investing and Election: 6 Key Strategies by 6 Top Analysts
To sort out the pros and cons of international investing this election season, AdvisorOne went straight to the source for some of the best commentary from thought leaders in asset management.
SEC Fines NYSE for Giving Proprietary Customers Head Start on Market Data
NYSE Euronext agreed to a $5 million penalty for sending market data to proprietary customers' feeds before broadcasting it publicly, becoming the first exchange to pay an SEC fine.
What Bubble? Dividend Stocks Continue to Pay Off for Income Seekers: Global X
Despite market buzz that dividend-paying stocks are nearing bubble-like proportions, investor demand keeps driving Global X Funds to create new income-producing ETFs, CEO Bruno del Ama said Monday.
FINRA at 5 Years: Highlighting 7 Areas of Action
Quite a bit has happened in those five years: billion-dollar frauds, a flash crash exposing major volatility issues and a bill supporting FINRA as advisors' SRO, to name a few developments.
Singapore Exchange Denies It Will Buy London Stock Exchange
A report in Britain’s Daily Telegraph on Thursday that the Singapore Exchange was in talks to buy the London Stock Exchange was denied by the former on Friday.
Blistering Criticism of JOBS Bill May Push Senate Changes
A House bill intended to benefit business startups and stimulate job creation has been so sharply criticized on its way to the Senate that opponents may prevail in strengthening consumer protections they say were trashed.