Jul-Aug 2008

ETF Uptake

Financial advisers see ETFs as the most innovative investment vehicle in the last two decades

Fee Country

A study by research firm Strategic­ Insight says that advice in the mutual fund business increasingly is provided through fee-based accounts.

Gray Area

The number of financial advisers in the U.S. declined from 256,569 in 2005 to 245,831 last year, according to The Cerulli Edge Advisor Edition.