Some Money Market Funds Have to Be Honest With You
New SEC rules create a two-tier system: institutions get to know the cold hard truth about their investments' value, but individuals are still coddled.
SEC Approves Tighter Money Fund Rules on 3-2 Vote
Among the changes approved by a split SEC: a floating NAV for prime money market funds.
Schwab ETF Assets Up 30% Year on Year
Second-quarter Schwab ETF flows amounted to $5.2 billion, up 9% from the first quarter, the bulk flowing into equities.
TD Ameritrade Trading Down, Profits Up: Q2 Earnings
TD Ameritrade quarterly earnings rose 21% from a year ago while trading "went a little south."
Fund Firms Lag in Social Security Support to Advisors
Only BlackRock is recognized as a Social Security resource by a majority of advisors; the Social Security Administration is the top source of information overall.
‘New Round’ of Fiduciary Feedback May Be Needed: SEC Markets Chief
Development of a list of fiduciary rulemaking possibilities "is still in process,” SEC's Stephen Luparello said.
SEC Wants to Give Everyone a Chance to Be a Bond Trader
What's the more important job for the SEC: optimizing market efficiency and stability or protecting retail investors?
ETF-Mutual Fund Hybrid: The Next Big Thing?
Active managers, take note: a new fund format in the works, ETMFs, could wring 50 basis points out of the cost of your mutual fund.
BrokerCheck Links in Twitter Profiles? No Way, BDs Tell FINRA
In comments on FINRA's revised plan to require links to BrokerCheck, rules on social media and other third-party sites draw particular ire from broker-dealer groups.
How Advisors Can Trade, Store Metals
Clients who prefer direct ownership of precious metals are a challenge for advisors, but a new service aims to change that.