Top Portfolio Products: ETF Securities, Zacks Launch 2 Funds
Russell Investments, Integral add execution service for foreign-exchange transactions.
FINRA Fines Pershing $3M for Cash Reserve Shortfall
Pershing's failure to hold enough cash and securities in reserve broke the SEC's Customer Protection Rule, FINRA said.
Pershing Adds to FundVest Platform
New additions to the no-transaction-fee platform address a growing appetite for advisory share classes as FundVest assets cross the $100 billion threshold.
Top Portfolio Products: Vertical Cap Rolls Out MLP Fund
Plus, WHV launches two small-cap funds, while Gemini and Newfound introduce a risk-managed product.
Top Portfolio Products: Van Eck to Subadvise Market Vectors’ China A-Share ETF
Also new this week are two funds from Thornburg Asset Management, four funds from American Independence and a new AICPA tax calculator.
Under 55 and Underserved
To keep your business healthy, you may need to cultivate prospects who are 10, 20 or even 30 years younger than your average client today.
Attracting Women: Pershing, Fidelity Help Advisors Give Female Clients What They Want
The trend toward learning how to better talk and listen is a reminder to advisors, the majority of whom are male, that women communicate differently from men.
Advice Industry Helps With Sandy Relief
Financial service companies and related organizations are stepping up with pro-bono efforts and charitable initiatives in the wake of Tropical Storm Sandy.
State Capitalism to Rule the U.S.: Roubini Report
Get ready for bigger government, no matter who you vote for this fall.
Warning to Advisors: Ignore Women’s Market at Your Peril
Pershing director Kim Dellarocca notes that not only do women represent a “crucial client opportunity” because of their control of wealth, but also because of their expressed dissatisfaction with their current advisors.