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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.
Why an offense-only strategy won't succeed
Risk management is as important to long-term financial planning as the growth of investments
Green bonds climb as investors try to match their environmental goals
Issuance of green bonds hit $36.6 billion last year, more than six times the $6 billion issued in 2012
Advisers slow to embrace socially responsible investments sought by clients
Despite being increasingly in-demand from clients like Bryan Wilson (pictured), advisers have been slow to embrace socially responsible investments. (Plus: Our full Impact Investing special report)
Understanding neuroeconomics: Six tendencies affecting clients and advisers
Scientists are no longer the only ones paying attention to the groundbreaking advances in neuroeconomics—the study of how people make financial decisions. Recent studies have uncovered six tendencies that people may exhibit when making financial decisions. This information is opening doors to new
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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.
Fidelity combines clearing and custody units, creates tech division
Fidelity Investments combined its clearing and custody units on Tuesday and created a new technology division. Fidelity Clearing and Custody will be headed by Sanjiv Mirchandani, the president of National Financial. The combined clearing and custody units ended 2014 with $1.5 trillion in assets
Gold loses its luster on the global stage
Breakfast with Benjamin: A stronger dollar and record valuations for global stocks have kicked the precious metal to the curb.
Schorsch, ARCP dodge bullet as defamation suit dropped
Lisa McAlister, the company's former chief accounting officer, pulls her defamation suit, in which she claimed she was a scapegoat for a $23 million accounting error.
Did Merrill Lynch's latest high-profile recruiting coup break the bank?
Breakfast with Benjamin A record Merrill Lynch signing bonus might have pushed its monetary limit. Plus: Loving European stocks but hating the euro, taking a fresh look at gold, and protecting the nest egg from rising drug costs.
The Fed's first interest rate hike hits another speed bump
Breakfast with Benjamin: The Fed continues to hem and haw on raising interest rates. Plus: Options-based funds get it done, hedge funder spills the beans on 2015, and the outlook for oil prices is all over the map.
Oil finds the sweet spot for debate over how, or if, to invest
Six months into an oil-price slide that seemingly nobody saw coming, debate is starting to build about when and how to jump in and take advantage of the market's punishment on certain sectors linked to the commodity.Some investors haven't waited.“We bought exposure to oil in all our portfolios in
Legg Mason snags two top executives from Vanguard for ETF push
Baltimore-based mutual fund manager takes big step toward a popular product.
The bottom for oil prices isn't even in sight yet
Breakfast with Benjamin: Supply and demand math could mean $10 oil. Plus: Eric Holder takes a parting shot at Wall Street, SEC filings show how hedge funds did and didn't navigate the markets, and it's hard to bet against sin stocks.
Some RIAs cautious of using alts, despite industry buzz
A typically conservative group, some advisers are holding back even as demand picks up.