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March 13, 2018
The first state auto-IRA plan is up and running. OregonSaves, which launched last year, has more than 19,000 individuals and 300 companies participating. What does this mean for financial advisers? Oregon's foray into the retirement arena is...
March 5, 2018
Gold is the investment for times of disaster, disruption and global dislocation. So why has gold been so tranquil this year? It's a difficult question. When the most recent correction in the stock market started on Jan. 26, gold sold at $1,354....
February 10, 2018
It is still easy to find naysayers of investing based on environmental, social and governance factors, but those critics who once held the high ground of quantitative and rational analysis are starting to feel the ground slowly crumble beneath...
InvestmentNews Research and State Street Global Advisors Release New Study, “Women in Advice: Inspiring the Next Generation of Financial Advisers”
February 9, 2018
BOSTON, February 7, 2018 — InvestmentNews and State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced new research into many of the reasons why women still represent a distinct minority...
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February 6, 2018
Money managers and financial advisers are sounding off on Monday's 1,175-point drop of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Most are urging investors to take a long-term view, many mention that such a move was "overdue" and none are expressing...
February 3, 2018
Until recently, most private equity and venture capital firms ignored the adviser technology space, preferring instead to seek sexier — and often more lucrative — markets in consumer fintech. But some recognized the adviser industry's desperate...
January 12, 2018
Efforts to recruit and retain female financial advisers continue to be an uphill battle across the financial services industry. Despite near universal acknowledgment of the advantages of having more women working with clients, the hard data...
January 9, 2018
Women remain underrepresented in the financial advice industry, progress toward gender equality is moving at a snail's pace and women in the industry still face substantial barriers to advancement. As a new report from InvestmentNews Research...
January 4, 2018
NextCapital, a technology vendor that builds customized digital advice platforms for large financial institutions, announced Thursday morning the completion of a $30 million round of Series C funding. The company currently offers what it calls...
December 22, 2017
Critics are quick to decry the financial advice industry's lack of diversity - only 16% of advisers are women - but there are barriers to overcome. Firms need to get past these five issues in order to tap the potential rewards that would come...
December 21, 2017
2017 will go down in history as a very good year for stock investors. The S&P 500 index soared 21%, including reinvested dividends, and the MSCI EAFE international index jumped 22%. Even bonds eked out some gains, despite an increasingly hawkish...
December 20, 2017
The following is an excerpt from the report, “Women in Advice: Inspiring the Next Generation of Financial Advisers”
December 19, 2017
While the industry recognizes that advisers must be drawn from a larger, more diverse pool, thus far it has done little to hold itself accountable for change. To effect change and address the lack of diversity, male and female leaders will have...
October 16, 2017
TD Ameritrade has expanded its commission-free exchange-traded funds platform to 296 from 100, effective Oct. 17. The participating ETF providers are AGFiQ QuantShares, First Trust Portfolios, iShares ETFs, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, PowerShares...
October 16, 2017
State Street Global Advisors has lowered the expense ratio of 15 of its exchange-traded funds – one by 48 basis points – and renamed them SPDR Portfolio ETFs. Three of the funds will track new indexes, SSGA said in a release. Expense ratios...
September 28, 2017
Three participants in General Electric Co.'s 401(k) plan filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging it violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 by breaching its fiduciary duties. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court...
August 22, 2017
The popularity of companies that give back — such as Warby Parker and TOMS, which donate a pair of glasses or shoes for every pair you buy — is spreading to investments. Investment manager Infrastructure Capital Advisors, for one, is giving...
July 7, 2017
Advisers need to take note of changes in their clients behaviors as they age, and help protect them from unnecessary financial fraud or loss, according to Brie Williams, head of practice management at State Street Global Advisors.
June 22, 2017
The idea started with the creation of a statue to coincide with International Women's Day, and the results surpassed expectations, according to Brie Williams, head of practice management at State Street Global Advisors.
June 15, 2017
BNY Mellon's Pershing is rolling out a no-transaction-fee ETF platform in an effort to give financial advisers more access to what they desire, the company announced Thursday. The new platform, FundVest ETF, was unveiled by Pershing chief executive...
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