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Don’t worry about inflation, but do prepare for it

Portfolio managers debate the best way to hedge inflation risk while also downplaying the likelihood of rising prices.

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ESG loyalty will be tested as performance starts to lag

A report shows that the ESG investment category 'got lucky' by benefiting from high-profile climate disasters.

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Vanguard robo-adviser to offer active mutual funds

The funds will be made available for clients of its robo-adviser Personal Advisor Services through advised portfolios as part of a five-fund active equity offer.

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Capital Group launches new ETFs, but without American Funds name

Executives at the 90-year-old asset manager have high hopes for building out Capital Group as a global ETF brand, with designs on a $500 billion business.

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Federated enters ETF market with 2 active bond funds

The asset manager known mostly for its money market funds has high hopes for its late move into fast-growing exchange traded funds. The firm first filed plans to launch the fund 10 years ago.

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Direct indexing emerges as must-have tool for tax management, ESG investing

The trend toward offering customizable indexes puts direct indexing on a track for explosive growth, according to new research from Cerulli Associates.

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SEC’s Gensler issues warning about stock tokens

The SEC chairman made it clear that digital assets that mirror the performance of Amazon.com, Tesla and other well-known companies are probably still covered by U.S. securities laws.

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Stocks sink as virus worries fuel flight to safety

In a reversal of the reopening trade that has powered this year's equity rally, cyclical companies bore the brunt of Monday's sell-off.

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Citigroup debuts no-fee stock trading

The bank's new offering puts it into competition with robo-advisers, discount brokerages and some big-bank peers.

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Active cryptocurrency SMA aims to outperform Bitcoin

Leavenworth Capital has a short but impressive track record of actively trading cryptocurrencies to double the performance of Bitcoin this year.

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New ‘bond alternative’ ETF targets nervous income investors

Innovator Defined Wealth Shield ETF offers 20% downside protection but caps annual gains at 2.8%.

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ETF inflows on track to shatter 2020 record

Flows into exchange-traded funds have been unprecedented this year, even against the backdrop of a record 2020. Despite market valuations and inflation threats, financial advisers are keeping the pedal to the metal.

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Energy, financials, real estate sectors riding inflation wave

Investors are betting that fiscal and monetary policies will continue to fuel inflationary pressures.

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J.P. Morgan acquisition of OpenInvest gives wealth managers another ESG tool

The bank is expected to pair OpenInvest with 55ip to enhance its private banking technology platform.

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Latest thematic ETF homes in on cleaner living

Amplify DTOX fund tracks an index of 78 companies that derive at least 80% of revenues from one of five cleaner living market segments.

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Latest blow to 60/40 model is exodus of mom and pop investors

Savers are ditching the formula that's anchored retirement plans for more than half a century, after already low interest rates hit rock bottom during the pandemic.

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Decentralizing proxy power

Twenty-two percent of the shares of a typical S&P 500 company sit in the portfolios of the Big Three index fund companies: BlackRock, State Street and Vanguard. This is a massive voting bloc, especially when you factor in that many shareholders don't take the time to vote.

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Free Fidelity funds are flying off the shelves

Less than three years after the asset manager set the bar at zero fees for a suite of index funds, it has seen assets in the four funds grow to nearly $18 billion.

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Invesco bets on $18B in BlackRock assets being up for grabs

Two new Invesco ETFs track tech indexes abandoned by iShares ETFs; Invesco is also waiving fees on the new funds for six months to entice investors.

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SEC chairman proposes review of stock trading rules

Wall Street’s top regulator is calling for a broad-based review of the rules that underpin trading in the U.S. equities.