Top Portfolio Products: Winklevoss Twins File Bitcoin ETF
In recent portfolio developments, the brothers of Facebook fame filed a Bitcoin ETF with the SEC, and Thornburg’s Developing World Fund went global.
Why It’s Getting Easier to Win New Clients
A new report from Russell Investments found the “overwhelming majority” of advisors optimistic about client acquisition in 2013.
Is Your Client a Skittish Investor? Russell Offers Calming Tool
Advisors can struggle to help clients set realistic expectations for portfolio performance and avoid obsessing over day-to-day market movements.
3 Market Strategies for Advisors, Investors From Russell
The investment group also has four steps advisors and clients may want to consider for the rest of the year in their bond investments.
DoubleLine’s Gundlach Crushes Notion of Great Rotation, Bond Bubble
The Fed and the U.S. Treasury clearly don’t want any customers outside of central banks and active traders like himself, DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach says.
LPL Names Russell’s Parker to Lead Investment and Planning Solutions
Parker will be based in San Diego and report to Robert Moore, the firm’s president of advisor and institution solutions.
Should You Expose Your Clients to Managed Futures?
The 2008 market star has dimmed considerably over the past three years, but understanding how managed futures work should give you insight into when they are a good fit for clients.
New Hire Roundup: Putnam Names New GAA Leadership Team
This week in new hires, Putnam announced a new leadership team for its global asset allocation organization, and Steve Antonakes became acting deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
A lot of broker-dealers have invested in the retirement income space.
Demographic Nightmare: Boomer Retirement Disaster Looms
"We’re living into our 80s, 90s and 100s," says Wilmington Trust's Kathryn Karlic. "We’ll have four generations around a single pocket of wealth, with 80-year-old women taking care of their 100-year-old parents."