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BlackRock to manage $87 billion money market assets for Bank of America
Deal comes as big banks grapple with new SEC regulations that force institutional prime funds to adopt a floating share price.
It's time to take a close look at your bond portfolio
Breakfast with Benjamin We all know a rate hike is coming, and ignoring it is not a plan — so the time is now to look at bond allocations.
Goldman Sachs starting two money market funds, changing others to address new rules
Goldman Sachs Financial Square Federal Instruments Fund will invest in government securities only and cater to investors seeking state-tax-exempt income.
Donald Trump's investment portfolio a messy hodgepodge: advisers
Advisers say the presidential hopeful and real estate mogul's investments reveal a scattered approach to money management. (See the top five fund companies holding Mr. Trump's money.)
Banks are cutting broker-dealer units from their 'living wills'
Breakfast with Benjamin: The nation's biggest banks, like JPMorgan Chase, are lumping their broker-dealer units in with other 'non-essential' operations.
Vanguard money markets still a buck, but with potential for gates, fees
Largest mutual fund company announces its response to reforms intended to prevent a run.
Dynasty hires Scott D. Welch to be chief investment officer
Service provide plans to expand investment opportunities for its network of advisory firms
Schwab announces money market fund updates in light of SEC's reform
Firm joins slate of other managers adjusting retail and institutional money market funds to meet the new regulations borne out of financial crisis.
Lessons to learn from the last Nasdaq bubble
Breakfast with Benjamin: The Nasdaq is back to 2000 levels, but everything else is different.
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.
Federated, BlackRock considering private funds to replace old money-market funds
Regulatory changes to $2.7 trillion industry leading managers to create alternatives for clients.
Is OPEC about to flinch and cut oil production?
Breakfast with Benjamin: OPEC might be rethinking their strategy of flooding the market with oil to crush the fracking industry.
Money market reforms force advisers to rethink risk
SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White said reforms would “fundamentally change” funds. She was right.
Wealthy investors loving U.S. stocks
Investors continue to see domestic stocks as the best thing going: Legg Mason survey.