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BlackRock alternative credit fund hopes to play rising rates to its advantage
Hedging out rate risk puts the focus on credit opportunities ... and manager sees plenty of them ahead.
Eaton Vance dismisses BlackRock remarks on NextShares
CEO Faust calls remarks by BlackRock executives skeptical of the future of NextShares, an exchange-traded successor to mutual funds, 'off base.'
American Funds charges into 2015 with best sales in seven years
The mutual fund favorite pivots, finds success with financial advisers as investors look outside the U.S. (Don't miss: The first quarter's best and worst mutual fund groups)
Fidelity fights back against 'active share'
Facing outflows in its actively managed funds, the $2 trillion money manager lashes out against a popular measure that more advisers and investors are using to pick funds.
Liquidity restrictions haunt money-market funds
As investors hunt for yield and security, money-market fund managers detail their changes.
BlackRock shrinks money market lineup, affecting $200B in assets
Breakfast with Benjamin: The firm is closing or consolidating 20 money market funds with $200 billion in assets.
Exclusive: Morgan Stanley plans to sell adviser data to fund companies
ETF managers may look to broker-dealers to 'lower the veil' covering advisers.
Most investors still don't own ETFs: study
Even as the exchange-traded fund industry grows at a record pace, with more than $2 trillion in assets, over two-thirds of retail investors still haven't parked dollars in the product, reflecting a widespread lack of knowledge about ETFs.A new study of more than 1,000 investors by investment firms
Investors see few benefits of lower fees in adviser-sold investments
Managed accounts sold by advisers deflect trend toward lower-fee money management as brokers work to maintain profits: Cerulli.
BlackRock's iShares avoids trip to the Supreme Court
Largest ETF firm wins victory in case questioning its lucrative securities-lending business.
Nuveen Investments rethinks ETFs after pioneering, then abandoning, them
After shutting its exchange-traded fund unit in 2002, Nuveen comes back to the table with a new plan.
Socially conscious funds ranked by one-year total return
Values-based investing won new attention this quarter when BlackRock Inc. announced plans to launch BlackRock Impact, a unit catering to investors' social, environmental or religious goals. But the largest money manager is just one of many companies offering funds based on more than performance.
The bond market and the Fed are suddenly marching in lockstep
Breakfast with Benjamin: The bond market and the Fed are suddenly marching in lockstep, with inflation clarity coming soon.
Vanguard finds another way to get its ETFs in your clients' hands
With new presence in the ETF strategist game, Vanguard wins Envestnet, Cambridge and more retirement-plan business.
BlackRock adds fuel to smart beta debate in push for exotic bond strategies
Money manager set to launch new strategy as “smart” way to dodge investment risks as rates rise.