BlackRock Introduces Income Indexes for Pre-Retirees
A new way for advisors and their older clients to calculate how much annual income they will need in retirement as well as how much they need to save.
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.”
State Street, BlackRock Earnings Reflect ETF Momentum
ETF provider Vanguard also tops Morningstar’s list of fund-flow assets for March 2013.
Seeking Less Uncertainty
Although stock market volatility as measured by the CBOE S&P 500 VIX has bottomed near pre-financial crisis lows, interest in ETFs that minimize rollercoaster moves hasn’t slowed.
Top 4 Commission-Free ETF Platforms
Here's what the major firms offer when it comes to trading for free in the exchange-traded universe.
To the Next 20 Years: The Future of ETFs
ETFs now cover narrow markets in a wide swath of asset classes from stocks and bonds to commodities and currencies. It’s been two decades since ETFs appeared, but what is their future?
ETFs and 401(k)s: The Romance Begins
ETFs have grown enormously over the past 20 years, 401(k) plans have grown over an even longer period, and yet the twain have hardly met. That's about to change.
Largest ETF Firms Still See Ample Room for Growth
“Only 3% of households today own ETFs; less than 50% of FAs use ETFs on a regular basis,” said ProShares CEO Michael Sapir at the InsideETFs Conference.
Schwab Rolls Out ‘Game-Changer’: A Commission-Free ETF Platform
The new OneSource platform sets no limit on how many trades advisors can make with 105 ETFs on offer.
SEC’s 16 Biggest Penalties Since Financial Crisis
The SEC recently released a roundup of its financial crisis enforcement actions, highlighting some of the more than 150 firms and individuals the agency has levied charges against since 2008.