Top Portfolio Products: BlackRock Launches Commodities ETF
Vident introduces a bond ETF, Wolf Hedge adds global fund, and Allianz rolls out a new fixed indexed annuity.
Saudis Sitting Pretty in Global Oil Price Plunge
There’s still only one country in a position to choose winners and losers in the global market: Saudi Arabia.
Fidelity Launches Actively Managed, Fixed Income ETFs
Fidelity Investments is expanding its ETF offerings with a suite of actively managed fixed income funds.
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.
Top Portfolio Products: Goldman Sachs Adds, Rebrands Funds
Plus, ProShares rolls out EAFE-dividend and Morningstar-alternatives ETFs.
The Energy Investing Sector: Opportunities and Challenges
The energy sector is riding a shale-oil tailwind that should grow in strength, but there are some headwinds as well.
Wide Moat ETF Sees Companies as Castles
Just like a moat surrounds and protects a castle, so does an economic “moat” surround and protect a firm from competitors.
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.
Top Portfolio Products: Ivy, ProShares & TIAA-CREF Launch Funds
Fund shops zoom in on mid-cap, managed futures, emerging-markets debt and lifecyle strategies.
Dissecting John Bogle’s Anti-ETF Banter
The Vanguard founder often cites exchange-traded funds as a source of investor and market woes. Is that view warranted?