Fixed Income Outruns Equities in August ETF Flows
Fixed income ETFs’ asset flows boomed over the last month as did emerging markets and the U.S. consumer discretionary sector, according to SSgA.
Investor Confidence Ticks Up, Indexes Show
Outlooks for the economy and labor market have either improved or roughly stayed the same throughout August, three major confidence measures show.
Come Together (for Fiduciary Best Practices)
Knut Rostad's thoughtful white paper calls on the advisory industry to set fiduciary best practice standards.
Top Portfolio Products: State Street Rolls Out Eurozone ETF
Gemini and KKM Financial launch new funds, while Forethought adds a withdrawal benefit.
Raymond James Nabs $80M Wells Team in California
Two advisors join the employee channel in Santa Barbara with some $950,000 in yearly fees and commissions.
Global Investors Less Confident, but U.S. Affluent Index Surges
State Street and Spectrem confidence indexes paint a mixed picture for March.
Schwab Rolls Out All-ETF 401(k) Plan
The news comes one week after TD Ameritrade launches program to help its RIAs expand into the retirement plan business.
Advisor Aims to Facebook His Way to $10B in Assets
James McDonald is using 100% ETF portfolios to lower costs and improve securities selection while riding the social media wave to reach large audiences.
Market Vectors Rolls Out Factor-Based ETFs
The four new ETFs track MSCI indices and focus on quality and dividends in international and emerging market equities.
30 Best & Worst ETFs of Bernanke Era
History will judge the Fed chairman’s eight-year tenure, but data from ETF Database give an objective preview.