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Mutual fund outflows add to the pain of capital gains distributions
Mutual fund outflows can spell capital gains disaster and this year, some funds with low turnover are reporting sizable capital gains distributions as managers sell securities to meet investor withdrawals.
Wells Fargo launching 'completely different' target date funds that take an active approach
The retirement funds, the firm's second to market, seek to give investors 80% pre-retirement income replacement.
Investing in women a worthy strategy
How financial advisers can put this strategy into practice and begin to invest with a gender lens
Blending Mars, Venus can energize a fund
Appears that mixed-gender portfolio management teams tend to generate better performance
Gold goes on a safe-haven rally in the wake of Paris attacks
Breakfast with Benjamin: Gold jumps, with futures up more than 1% even as riskier assets like stocks find reasons to rally.
F-Squared haunts Virtus as fund distributor pays $16.5M to settle false performance claims
Virtus Investment Advisers agreed to pay a $16.5 million fine to settle charges it publicized false performance data for the AlphaSector exchange-traded fund, the Securities and Exchange Commission reported Monday.According an SEC statement, Virtus published a “substantially overstated performance
The endless and irrelevant financial woes of presidential candidates
Breakfast with Benjamin: Presidential candidates are not always good at managing their own money, and voters don't care, or need to.
Goldman Sachs benches its BRIC strategy
Breakfast with Benjamin: Brazil, Russia, India and China assets are down 88% since their 2010 peak.
Chinese stocks go from a sell to a buy just like that
Breakfast with Benjamin: Emerging-markets fund manager who darted out of Chinese stocks at the best possible time is now moving back in.
DFA breaks into target date fund market with unique investment approach
Manager is hoping to garner assets in a crowded market through a strategy targeting the stability of investors' retirement income stream.
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.
The best- and worst-performing target date funds
Best Practices The 3rd annual Best Practices Awards and Workshop was held Oct 13 and was an opportunity for elite advisers to take a deep dive into the 2015 Adviser Comp & Staffing Study results, and learn the top firms excelling in human capital management and technology. Stay tuned for 2016
How to work infrastructure funds into clients' portfolios
Three allocation strategies that could let clients tap into the global infrastructure boom
Advisers flocking to an ETF that costs more than a mutual fund
First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 offers easy way into a popular sector rotation strategy.
Closed-end funds trading at steepest discounts in eight years as investors sell ahead of rate increase
Strategists say pricing anomalies should be considered buying opportunity as Fed action expected to be small.