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    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

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    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.

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    BlackRock's iShares avoids trip to the Supreme Court

    Largest ETF firm wins victory in case questioning its lucrative securities-lending business.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Legg Mason snags two top executives from Vanguard for ETF push

    Baltimore-based mutual fund manager takes big step toward a popular product.

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    Fidelity records massive profit, despite fund outflows

    Boston mutual fund and brokerage giant increased its earnings by 29% last year despite surging investor redemptions of its mutual funds.

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    BlackRock expanding efforts on impact investing

    BlackRock Inc., the world's largest money manager by assets, on Monday announced the launch of a unit that will cater to investors who want to bring social or environmental goals to their portfolios.The firm said it was installing Deborah Winshel, a figure in New York's philanthropic scene who most

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    State Street, facing historic redemptions, slashes ETF prices

    The ETF pioneer, whose lineup suffered the largest redemptions in history last month, aggressively cut prices on nearly a third of its funds. (Don't miss the latest performance data and analysis on equity and fixed income ETFs.)

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    BlackRock dives into ARCP

    The fund giant has taken a major position in the beleaguered real estate investment trust, American Realty Capital Properties Inc., or ARCP.

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    Active managers get a seat at the ETF table

    To the chagrin of some, a fast-growing industry comes to terms with active management.

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    Schwab adds 18 more funds to its commission-free ETF platform

    Schwab's fund platform is expanding to 198 the number of ETFs that trade without commissions.