Is There Misplaced Fear in Dumping Munis?
Advisors and their clients may be rewarded for not joining the flight from tax-exempt bonds.
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Bank of New York Mellon, which has been plagued for the past week with computer problems that prevented it from providing prices for mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, said Monday it has provided net asset values for both through Friday. more »
The glitch's impact is widespread. Prudential, for instance, says 40 of its more than 60 funds were affected. more »
"BlackRock is potentially a very powerful partner for advisors," says Sean McDermott, Corporate Insight analyst. more »
Due to a well-timed computer breach, the PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF saw one of the fastest ascents in ETF history. more »
A wave of selling gripped global markets as the rout in all but the safest assets deepened. more »
Securities and Exchange Commission members are calling for the adoption of rules requiring broker-dealers to disclose markups and markdowns on municipal securities, warning that if self-regulators do not act, the SEC will propose the rules itself. more »
In the first action of its kind, the Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered St. Louis-based brokerage Edward Jones to pay $20 million for overcharging retail customers in new municipal bond sales. more »
Critics: DoL fiduciary rule would harm investors; Advocates: Americans' "retirement savings are being depleted by conflicts of interest every day." more »
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. more »
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 »
At 71, Bill Gross feels the weight of time. He figures he has a few good years left to prove the new Bill Gross is every bit as good as the old one. Maybe even better. more »
The brokerage firms failed to waive mutual fund sales charges for certain charitable and retirement accounts, FINRA says. more »
Six years into a bull market, could a value tilt confer an advantage? Here's what the numbers say now. more »
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