While mutual fund companies in general are not embracing mobile technologies to the degree that banks, credit cards and self-directed brokerages are, Vanguard and TIAA-CREF stand out in terms of their offering research and trades via mobile devices, according to Corporate Insight.

This is one of the key findings in Corporate Insight's new report, "Money on the Move: Mobile Finance Review 2011," which details the industry leaders and best practices in the mobile finance space, as well as the findings of a survey of asset management executives on their plans for mobile technologies in the future.

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