Yellen's Gradual Rates Path Backed by Bond-Market Inflation View
Janet Yellen’s emphasis on a gradual path to higher U.S. interest rates is being vindicated by a decline in the inflation outlook among traders.
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BlackRock, the world’s largest money manager, said second-quarter profit rose 1.4% as it attracted money into higher-fee products including active funds and exchange-traded funds. more »
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The brokerage firms failed to waive mutual fund sales charges for certain charitable and retirement accounts, FINRA says. more »
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Investors are flocking to passive funds, but that doesn't mean advisors should ignore the active strategy--both are still relevant for clients. more »
Multi-alternatives are a relatively new fund category that can replicate a large variety of strategies without requiring the costly minimums and fees that usually come with alternatives. more »
The head of a global standards-setting body argues that regulators overreacted to the financial crisis and says banking-style regulation is a poor fit for the asset management industry. more »
The world's biggest investment managers have won a reprieve from plans to label them as systemically important, staving off tougher regulation, as global authorities reassess the move. more »
SEC Commissioner Kara Stein is worried that mutual fund sector is moving beyond the reach of the regulators. more »
It was only the second time in a decade that the funds have shrunk at the start of June, in part because it coincides with a period when investors get paid from maturing debt and interest. more »
Potential rate increases are keeping income investors skittish. Here's how to deliver smart strategy and informed advice. more »
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