Updated Saturday, May 30, 2015 as of 12:24 AM ET
Fintech Firm Acquisitions Continue, Stirring Advisor Concerns
Guide Financial, which counted among its advisors Esther Stearns, former head of Nestwise -- a now-shuttered LPL venture aimed at middle-class clients -- is the latest technology provider to be acquired.
More in Mutual Funds
Mutual funds and ETFs with overlapping holdings cloud the waters for rules aimed at tax-loss harvesting in individual securities. Be sure you're not putting clients at risk. more »
A review of year-to-date trading activity of U.S. diversified equity mutual funds spots trends that advisors and clients can use to identify the biggest sector movements. more »
Virginie Maisonneuve, chief investment officer for global equities at Pacific Investment Management, will be leaving after helping shutter three active stock strategies at the firm. more »
Values-based investing has gained traction in the fund industry. One fund provider brings a faith-based layer to that approach, and has found market and success doing so. more »
The SEC and other regulators are seeking information about the bank's use of proprietary products in its wealth management business, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing. more »
An alternate to the Sharpe ratio could help advisors calculate how much pain investors must endure for each unit of gain. Here's how to run the numbers. more »
For clients who want retirement income with minimal equity risk, advisors should recognize the 'mortality credit' advantage that the pooled funds in an immediate annuity can offer. more »
After years of low interest rates and rising stock markets, once-conservative strategies might actually be putting investors in risky situations. Here's where some income investors are going wrong. more »
There are a number of steps traditional mutual funds and ETF providers can perform to take advantage of a surge in automated investing. more »
Because the various fund sponsors report data inconsistently and often with delays, it's hard to get a clean comparison between rival offerings. more »
BlackRock agreed to pay $12 million to settle U.S. regulatory claims that it failed to disclose a conflict of interest of a top portfolio manager. more »
The more portfolio managers invest in their own funds the better, according to a recent Morningstar study. more »
The world's largest bond fund has cut back on U.S. securities as yields are expected to rise this year. more »
The May Issue is now online!


TWITTER
FACEBOOK
LINKEDIN

Industry Events

June 18, 2015 | New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY

June 24, 2015 | Chicago, IL

November 3, 2015 | The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado

November 4, 2015 | New York Hilton Midtown, New York, NY

Already a subscriber? Log in here