Do Solo Advisors Have a Future? The industry has largely moved to a team model, but some advisors may finish out their careers as 'bachelors,' says John Taft, CEO of RBC's U.S. wealth management division.
Big names in the bond industry have lent their names to actively-managed ETFs, betting their reputations will translate into investor interest. But active management's recent record against index funds makes it a tough sell for some. more »
In 2015, much of the industry's growth outlook will depend on how competition fares between the cascade of funds entering the market, currency hedging and smart beta trends, and the momentum new non-transparent ETFs can gain with investors and offerings. more »
The largest U.S. ETF that tracks mainland Chinese stocks posted a record eighth week of inflows amid speculation that easing of monetary policies will help extend equity gains in Asias biggest economy. more »
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