Hedge Investment Exposure With Currency
ETPs have democratized an ever-evolving range of exposures and strategies. This is especially true of foreign investments.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: 3 Busted in Fake Movie Scam
Former Merrill broker gets 10 years for Ponzi scheme; RBS settles mortgage-backed securities suit for $275 million.
BlackRock Launches Mutual Funds for Pre-Retirees
A new way for advisors and their older clients to calculate how much annual income they will need in retirement and whether they're on track.
Top Portfolio Products: iShares Introduces Currency-Hedged ETFs
WisdomTree launches floating-rate Treasury ETF, while Direxion rolls out an MLP high-income product.
Muni Bonds Attract Investors in Rising Rate Environment
Muni bonds could outperform as Treasury yields rise, Standish Mellon Asset Management says.
20 Best & Worst Fund Families of 2013
The top performer saw $75 billion pour in last year, while the weakest performer had more than $30 billion in outflows.
Goldman Reports Highest Profits in 3 Years
Underwriting revenue at Goldman Sachs surged to a record, and the firm’s reliance on trading fell to the lowest level in more than a decade.
El-Erian: Fed Hasn’t Won Post-QE War (Yet)
The head of PIMCO gives four reasons to take a cautious approach to the markets in 2014.
Goldman to Feel Biggest Hit From Volcker Rule
Five of the top 30 banks made about a quarter or more of their revenue from proprietary trading by Sept. 30, SNL Financial says.
Are Asset Managers Now Too Big to Fail?
Dodd-Frank comes under renewed criticism, including from one of its authors, as some regulators want to declare the likes of BlackRock "systemically important."