BlackRock Snaps Up FutureAdvisor: Could Wealthfront or Betterment Be Next?
As the fifth-largest robo-advisor is bought, “all eyes are now on Wealthfront and Betterment” as the next acquisition target, advisor techie Bill Winterberg says.
The One-Man, $1.2 Billion ETF Shop
Andrew Chanin's PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF has had one of the fastest ascents in history.
A New Online Platform to Limit Investment Losses
Vest Financial Group now offers investors and advisors a way to hedge downside risks of individual stocks and ETFs via an online platform.
Advisors Urge Investors: Don’t Panic
Their advice to clients as markets plunged: Don’t panic, review your portfolio and — if your stomach can handle it — consider buying more stocks.
Financial Stocks Under Pressure
Some broker-dealers and related shares fell more than the market on Monday in volatile trading.
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.
How to Profit From a Strong and Rising Dollar
A stronger dollar may not be good news for U.S. exporters but could make money for investors playing the currency trade.
ETF Gurus Look to MLPs Despite Oil Drop
Bruno del Ama of Global X and Michael Iachini of Charles Schwab explore alternative income-producing ETF strategies, particularly MLPs.
3 Reasons Not to Worry About the Fed’s First Rate Hike
The first Fed rate hike in more than nine years might not be the big event that the market has been anticipating.
ETFs Then & Now: Before They Were Popular
Paul Frank of Stadion Funds started his ETF-based mutual fund more than 10 years ago, and he reflects on how the ETF industry has changed.