Top 15 Institutional ETF Holders
The common belief that ETFs are a retail instrument is a misconception, a Deutsche Bank report says.
MSCI Defers China Inclusion, Opts to Work With Regulator
Issues over the addition of A-shares into the global benchmarks have not yet been fully resolved.
ETFs, ETPs Pass $3 Trillion Benchmark
Assets invested in globally listed exchange-traded funds and products set a new record of $3.02 trillion in May, according to ETFGI’s preliminary monthly global insight report.
SIFMA, FSR Propose ‘Uniform Best Interests’ Standards for BDs
SIFMA’s CEO, Ken Bentsen, says its legal standard would protect investors and avoid “separate and inconsistent” fiduciary policymaking at DOL and SEC.
FINRA Boosts Asset-Backed Securities Market’s Transparency
By Dec. 4, asset-backed securities transactions will be available to the public no later than 15 minutes after the trade is executed.
FINRA Floats ‘Watered Down’ BrokerCheck, Broker Bonus Rules
The new broker bonus plan “runs counter to the current industry debate” over a common fiduciary standard, which brokerage firms largely favor, lawyer Patrick Burns says.
Chuck Schwab: Slaying Wall Street Dragons—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Schwab’s values-driven management helped create a firm that made investing more accessible.
Many Investors Expecting Double-Digit Returns Prefer Lower-Risk Investments
Individual savers are feeling increasingly confident and want to invest more, but many have an unrealistic view on how their assets will perform, a Schroders survey found.
A Little-Known Bond Vehicle for When Interest Rates Rise
Target date bond ETFs have been skating under the radar since 2010. But that could change when markets become convinced that rates will soon rise.
Let the Robots Do Your Taxes
Capital gains taxes are a far trickier beast than passive asset allocation—so tricky, only a robot might be able to defeat it.