- BlackRock's ETF price cut is proving to be an out-of-the-gate winner, according to the latest asset flows. The lowest-cost ETFs attract $5B
- Bank stocks are being singled out as most vulnerable in this election cycle. Bank stocks and the polls.
- Does the Department of Labor's new guidance on the fiduciary rule mean lower pay for financial advisers? “There's a lot of grids that would need to be restructured.”
- Narrowing it to just seven seems a bit harsh, but these ETFs stand out for being way out there. The “stupidest ETFs on the planet.”
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