Top Portfolio Products: SSGA, Fidelity & Direxion Launch New ETFs
Meanwhile, Vertical Capital rolls out an MLP fund in cooperation with MAI Capital.
Top Portfolio Products: Barclays Moves ETNs to Nasdaq
Bloomberg offers ETF service, while XY Planning expands its resources.
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.”
Money Floods Into Stocks via ETFs as Industry Hits 20-Year Mark
Last year marked an all-time high for the industry on the eve of its 20th anniversary, and ETFs are soon expected to surpass a record $2 trillion in global assets.
Advisors Rediscover the Value of Talking Directly to Clients
The latest AdvisorBenchmarking survey shows big increases in advisor use of face-to-face meetings and telephone calls with clients, while they remain skittish on social media.
Sovereign Funds Indicate Shift in Strategies: State Street
State Street Global Advisors announced Tuesday that many of the world's leading sovereign funds have been forced to reassess their investment strategies and risk management as a result of the recession.
If you're among the advisors digging for a natural resources component to place inside client portfolios, dig no more. A new ETF targeting the natural...
SSgA Adds Bond Funds
State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) recently launched five fixed-income ETFs based upon one Barclays and four Lehman bond indices; investors may cheer the offerings' lower-than-average...
SSgA Shuffles Structure
State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) has reshuffled its sales and relationship management team that serves financial intermediaries. Its newly renamed Intermediary Business Group comprises multiple...
No Summer Break for ETF Industry
June was a record month for publicly offered ETFs. All in all, 42 new funds were added to the mix in one month's time --...