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.
PIMCO’s Total Return ETF Races to Record $3 Billion in Assets
The fund run by legendary bond manager Bill Gross is among the 10 top-selling ETFs this year.
Vanguard to Switch Indexes on 22 Funds
The new benchmarks, to take effect in 2013, will impact more than $530 billion in client assets.
Top Portfolio Products: Motley Fool Fund Gets Five Stars
New products introduced over the last week include a new fund from Motley Fool, a new Market Vectors ETF that excludes financials, and a new ETF from Global X.