How the Wirehouses Embraced ETFs
Wirehouses and other large broker-dealers have emerged as key players in ETF distribution; big data and smart beta will drive the trend further.
Top Portfolio Products: New ETFs From State Street and Direxion
Hedge your currency risk or double down on a leveraged sector stock bet? That's what some of this week's new portfolio products offer.
‘Smart Beta 2.0’ Goes Head to Head With Traditional Asset Managers
According to Moody’s, two types of firms are well-positioned to capitalize on the growing popularity of smart beta.
The One-Man, $1.2 Billion ETF Shop
Andrew Chanin's PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF has had one of the fastest ascents in history.
LPL Grabs Wells Fargo Advisors’ Tech Chief
Anthony Perkins is tapped to be the IBD's head of technology product development.
Fixed Income ETF Flows Anticipate Rate Hike in September: SSgA
“Investors shifted their focus away from [aggregate] funds and toward government and corporate funds, perhaps attempting to better position portfolios," SSgA's Dave Mazza says.
Large-Cap ETFs Lead Robust July Inflows
U.S.-listed exchange-traded funds took in nearly $23 billion in July, up from $18 billion in June, ETF.com reported.
Why Barry Ritholtz Went Robo
The CIO and blogger talks to ThinkAdvisor about his firm's robo-platform, Liftoff, and why he'd wish for a market crash if he were a millennial.
New Hire Roundup: RBC Global Asset Management Adds 5
Meanwhile, Northern Trust added a senior VP in New York and a Minnesota state president.
ETF Flows Hint at Rise in Overseas Investing: SSgA
State Street’s midyear ETF outlook favors international equities, sector investing and the financial sector specifically.