Mutual Funds

Mutual Funds Face New U.S. Rules for Preventing Investor Runs
Funds would have to maintain a minimum cushion of cash or cash-like investments that can be sold within three days. Funds also could charge investors who pull their money on days of elevated withdrawals.
Janet Yellen has the fixed-income market just where she wants it: ripe for the first increase in U.S. interest rates since 2006. Read More »
Market corrections provide an opportunity to rebalance into equities at lower prices and glean dividend income. Read More »
Advisors and their clients may be rewarded for not joining the flight from tax-exempt bonds. Read More »
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. Read More »
The glitch's impact is widespread. Prudential, for instance, says 40 of its more than 60 funds were affected. Read More »
"BlackRock is potentially a very powerful partner for advisors," says Sean McDermott, Corporate Insight analyst. Read More »
Due to a well-timed computer breach, the PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF saw one of the fastest ascents in ETF history. Read More »
A wave of selling gripped global markets as the rout in all but the safest assets deepened. Read 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. Read 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. Read More »
Critics: DoL fiduciary rule would harm investors; Advocates: Americans' "retirement savings are being depleted by conflicts of interest every day." Read 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. Read More »
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