Top Portfolio Products: New Emerging Markets Equity Fund From Calvert
Aberdeen launches emerging markets debt fund, as Schwab rolls out mobile offering.
Why I’m Happy With My Custodian
My positive experiences with TradePMR may give you ideas on what you should look for in a custodian.
Top Portfolio Products: LPL Adds New Offerings to Wealth Platform
MFS rolls out equity income fund and more product-related developments.
SEC, FINRA, DOL Enforcement Roundup: 8 Charged for Insider Trading on Pharma Deal
Among the recent actions taken by the regulators were a settlement of $1.27 million to be paid by an advisory firm to 13 pension plans and charges in an insider trading ring.
New Hire Roundup: Tiger 21 Names Garella San Francisco Chairwoman
This week in new hires, Tiger 21 named Julie Garella chairwoman of its San Francisco group, Eagle Asset Management brought in four new portfolio managers in Vermont, and Steven Young went to Citi Private Bank.
LPL Unit Buys Veritat, Aims to Bring Financial Planning to Masses
In a rare combination of brains and brawn, LPL’s NestWise has acquired Veritat Advisors, the brainchild of Wharton professor Kent Smetters, aiming to extend its reach to 32 million households.
Jackson Acquires SRLC From Swiss Re
Jackson National Life Insurance Co. has acquired a U.S. subsidiary of Swiss Re for $621 million in an effort to grow its traditional life insurance servicing business.
Peng Chen, Global Investment President, Leaves Morningstar
Morningstar announced Thursday that longtime Morningstar and Ibbotson executive Peng Chen will leave the Chicago-based research and investment firm at the end of June.
New Hire Roundup: Comfort Joins LPL; Clark Moves Up at Clark Capital
This week in new hires, Robert Comfort went to LPL Financial, Brendan Clark was named president of Clark Capital Management and Ken Paieski joined UAT.
New Hire Roundup: Kapoor Rises at Morningstar; Chilton Trust Gains Approval
This week in new hires, Morningstar promoted Kunal Kapoor; Chilton Trust was approved by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation; and Duff & Phelps announced a new independent broker-dealer due diligence practice.