SEC Responds to Market Volatility by Ramping Up Bond-Fund Exams
Surging market volatility is making regulators increasingly concerned that bond funds have loaded up on hard-to-sell assets.
Former PIMCO Parent Pacific Life Moves Accounts to Janus
Pacific Life is moving some money to Bill Gross’ new firm, Janus, which said the decision pre-dated Gross’ exit.
Janus Buys VelocityShares, Giving Gross Fixed Income ETF Launching Pad: Morningstar
The $30 million acquisition positions Janus “within the rapidly growing rules-based and active ETF universe," says Janus Capital CEO Richard Weil.
PIMCO’s Q3 Outflows Top 5% of Assets
The big bond shop’s AUM declined by about $23.5 billion after Bill Gross departed for Janus.
PIMCO’s New CIO Gives Global Outlook, Sees U.S. Energy as Key Tool
CIO Scott Mather and Greg Sharenow say geopolitical volatility is slowing global economy but see U.S. energy as a stabilizing force.
Morningstar: PIMCO’s Post-Gross Total Return Fund Is Fine—for Now
While the fund has seen “significant outflows,” PIMCO has “sufficient liquidity” to handle it, says Morningstar’s fixed-income team.
Is a Tax Bomb Looming for PIMCO Investors?
Total Return Fund outflows could lead to a host of consequences for the investors who stay. And that’s a problem for all mutual fund investors.
Bill Gross’ Departure: What Plan Fiduciaries Need to Know
PIMCO's Total Return Fund, previously managed by Gross, is a "pillar" of many 401(k) platforms. Will it stay that way?
Gross’ Move Fogs PIMCO, Janus Futures
Analysts are cautious on what Bill Gross’ departure from the bond giant PIMCO to the smaller Janus means for both firms.
PIMCO’s Bond ETF Woes Widespread in Industry: Morningstar Expert
Morningstar’s Michael Herbst says other fund families in the fixed-income space are also likely to have same pricing problems as PIMCO’s.