BD Stocks Blowing Away Indexes
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 indexes rose roughly 12%, excluding reinvested dividends, in the first half of 2013. Many broker-dealers fared even better.
DeLegge on ETFs’ Future, Spat With Bogle, as ETF Conference Nears
A chat with keynote speaker Ron DeLegge ahead of AdvisorOne's inaugural advisor-centric ETF gathering July 23, designed to provide advisors with the knowledge and tactics to successfully build client portfolios with ETFs.
3 Bearish Factors That Could Set China on Fire
Chinese business leaders and officials may try to spread the blame for their diminishing fortunes, but they have become their own worst enemies.
Great Gold Crash Exposes Toxic Advice
Current trading patterns for the precious metal, though, do point to certain trading possibilities that could prove profitable.
Ouch! 8 Asset Managers Bitten Hard by Outflows
Sterne Agee releases a report on which firms are seeing the biggest outflows from their mutual funds and ETFs.
Vanguard Wraps Up Benchmark Switch, Taps Muni Bond Fund Managers
The fund giant moves 22 index funds with $650 billion in assets to FTSE and CRSP benchmarks, including popular emerging-markets products.
Bond Mutual Funds, ETFs Post Record Outflow
The $61.7 billion outflow far exceeds the previous record set at the height of the financial crisis in October 2008.
ETF Investors Move Into Shorter Duration, Senior Loans in Bond Selloff: SSgA
In a midyear 2013 SPDR ETF outlook released Monday, SSgA said investors “remain interested in adding to their fixed-income exposure through ETFs even as the prospects of future positive total returns are weakening.”
Precious Metals: Prices Down, Chances to Buy Up
Analysts with ETF Securities point to low prices as a positive for investors.
Taper Tantrum: Markets Recoil, Advisors Scramble on Fed News
Whether it’s stocks, bonds, emerging markets or ETFs, investors want financial advisors to tell them how to protect their portfolios.