New Hire Roundup: Global X Names Berruga COO, Lynch Senior Compliance Officer
Also, Joseph Cusick, formerly of optionsXpress, joined MoneyBlock, and Robert Litterman was named Commonfund's new board chairman.
Market Vectors Rolls Out Factor-Based ETFs
The four new ETFs track MSCI indices and focus on quality and dividends in international and emerging market equities.
Hedging Rate Spikes
Van Eck Global introduced a new corporate bond ETF that hedges against rising interest rates.
ETF Assets Reach Record $191 Billion
ETF flows reached $191 billion in 2012, Morningstar’s Michael Rawson reported.
Future of DC Plans Hitched to Economy, Education: Outlook 2013
By now, the move out of DB plans into DC plans has been well-established, although the success of the plans wavers with the strength of the economy. There are also two kinds of 401(k) investors.
Top 10 Biggest ETF Sponsors
As the Morningstar ETF Invest conference rolled along, a Cerulli report listed the biggest ETFs and also showed that new entrants into the market had a tough slog.
Income ETFs Attack Low Yields
Investors have been battling record low yields and a series of new income ETFs might offer some help.
Former TD Waterhouse Exec Petrilli Named E*Trade CEO
The chairman of the discount brokerage firm assumes the interim CEO role following the departure of Steven Freiberg.
A Play for High Yield
Van Eck Global introduced a new fund called the Market Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF (HYEM), which is linked to high yield emerging market corporate bonds.
Junk Bonds with Global Tilt
Van Eck Global introduced the Market Vectors International High Yield Bond ETF (IHY).