New Hire Roundup: Putnam Adds Three; Wagner Retires From BlackRock, Joins Board
This week in new hires, David Scheetz, Edward Deeds and James Axford joined Putnam Investments; and Susan Wagner retired as vice chairwoman of BlackRock and was named to its board.
Creating a solid, goals-based investment strategy for your clients, one that is subject to continuous improvement, should ideally be your top objective. However, if you...
Russell to Restock Global Indexes
Russell Investment Group released on June 12 those companies that will join or leave the Russell 3000 Index when that index of the broad market is reconstituted on June 22. The full list is available on Russell's Web site.
Small Caps On Top Again
The small-cap Russell 2000 Index made a comeback in 2006 with a gain of 18.4%, outperforming the large-cap Russell 1000 Index (15.5%) for the seventh...
Money Managers Bullish for 2007
Russell Investment Group released in late December the results of its Investment Manager Outlook, a quarterly polling that aims to collect--from professional money managers--opinions about...
SSgA Launches Japan ETFs
Over the past year, Japanese stocks have lagged most countries in the Pan-Asia basin. But that hasn't stopped State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) from launching...
Thomas J. Curran
President, Curran Investment Management Curran Advisory Services Career Began: 1969 Home Base: Albany, N.Y. Civic Affiliations: Wildwood Foundation, Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, East Lynne Theater Co. --- At an age...
Lifecycle and lifestyle funds are gaining popularity with independent advisors, according to a poll conducted by Russell Investment Group, based in Tacoma, Washington.
Big Global Indexes Coming
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Russell Investment Group plans to launch in the fourth quarter of this year a set of wide-ranging indexes to cover world stock markets. The initial versions will represent small-, large- and all-cap stocks, with separate country, industry and style indexes to follow. Kelly Haughton, founder and strategic director...
Investment Managers Choose Growth Over Value
70% surveyed feel bullish about large-cap growth despite better performance by value