Top Portfolio Products: SSGA Rolls Out Multi-Factor SPDR ETF
Plus, Exceed Investments adds fund that tracks Nasdaq’s structured-product index.
Investor Confidence Rises for Institutions, but Individuals Disagree
Institutions may be optimistic about stocks, but affluent investors are stashing cash.
Under the Hood: The History and Structure of ETFs
Not all exchange-traded products, especially ETFs, are created equal. Part 1 of what you and your clients need to know about ETPs.
The Stress of It All: DC Plan Participants Need More Than Just Retirement Advice
SSgA survey finds the vast majority of employees think their employer should provide resources to improve their financial wellness and decrease their stress levels.
Gundlach: Beware of ‘Blockhead’ Fed on Rates
The fixed-income expert also warns of the effects a strong dollar has on equity markets and sees continued weakness in oil prices.
Gundlach, State Street Launch Total Return ETF
The SPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF will include mortgage-backed securities and junk bonds.
Top Portfolio Products: SSGA, Fidelity & Direxion Launch New ETFs
Meanwhile, Vertical Capital rolls out an MLP fund in cooperation with MAI Capital.
ETF Plans for American Funds, GAMCO Move Forward
The two groups will join a crowded field of exchange-traded funds. Both plan to offer nontransparent ETFs.
State Street Cuts Fees on 41 ETFs
The move comes just two weeks after Vanguard surpassed SPDR in ETF assets.
Hedge Fund Optimism Up, Profits Down
Poor performance in 2014 cut margins by 30%, a Citi report found.