BlackRock’s Rieder Fund Snags PIMCO Assets
Rieder, who runs the $4.1 billion fund, has delivered 7% over the past year, making it the top bond fund.
Bill Gross’ Wild Ride: PIMCO Total Return Fund Bottom of Bloomberg Ranking
The PIMCO Total Return Fund notched the worst risk-adjusted returns among 16 similar funds ranked by Bloomberg.
Vanguard Takes 90% of ETF Inflows in First Quarter
Vanguard added seven times more to ETFs in the first quarter than rest of the U.S. industry combined.
PIMCO CEO El-Erian Resigns
The leadership change comes after annus horribilis for the firm's flagship bond fund, says an S&P Capital IQ expert.
ETF Costs: What to Watch For
S&P Capital IQ’s Todd Rosenbluth provides helpful, and surprising, advice for ETF success.
Junk Bond Risk Gives Actively Managed ETFs a Boost
As ETF investors wake up to the fact that higher interest rates wouldn’t be good for their bond investments, they're seeking help from active managers in the high-yield junk space.
Concidence? Big ETF News Accompanies Big ETF Conference
The week has brought launches of ETPs on the Singapore dollar, BDCs and infrastructure, along with Schwab’s commission-free platform.
ETF Assets Reach Record $191 Billion
ETF flows reached $191 billion in 2012, Morningstar’s Michael Rawson reported.
Best 5 Investment Picks for 2013
One thing seems clear about the market's direction in 2013: Investors seeking yield–isn’t everybody nowadays–will find more joy in equities than in fixed income.
Vanguard Switching Indexes
To cut costs for investors, Vanguard plans to transition 22 funds, many of which have an ETF share class, to new indexes starting in 2013, the fund giant said in early October.