Top 20 Commodities Funds in 401(k)s: BrightScope
About 1% of 401(k) assets are in commodities funds, the research firm says.
Top Portfolio Products: New ETFs from Van Eck, Compass EMP and Direxion
Portfolio products launched this week include leveraged long and short ETFs based on homebuilding and regional bank sectors, and an active share measure.
Top Portfolio Products: Franklin Templeton Introduces Flexible Global Bond Fund
The fund can invest in global debt obligations of any credit quality, maturity or duration, including derivatives.
Top Portfolio Products: TCW, Global X Roll Out Alt Funds
America Independence adds large-cap product, HSBC introduces fixed-income funds, and Van Eck launches a new ETF.
Top Portfolio Products: Direxion, SSGA & Van Eck Add ETFs
Morgan Stanley launches a green bond, while Franklin Templeton introduces a new target date fund.
Top Portfolio Products: New York Life to Buy IndexIQ, Enter ETF Field
New Deutsche, Van Eck funds; plus, Incapital launches a platform for impact investing.
U.S. ETFs Added $73.5 Billion in First Half of 2014
ETF.com reports the 10 ETFs with the biggest inflows — and the 10 with the biggest outflows.
Harvesting Gains From Global Crop Investments
Agriculture isn’t foolproof, but investing in the global crop sector can reap rewards.
Bright Spots Offer Hope for Indonesian Economy
Three sectors are leading the way after the fall of the nickel market.
Qatar, UAE Move From Frontier to Emerging Market
Those who invest in frontier markets might want to consider some portfolio rebalancing, because change is on the way.