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Pershing Teams with PriceMetrix, Inc

Pershing LLC has formed an alliance with PriceMetrix Inc. that will help Pershing’s introducing broker-dealer customers better evaluate their businesses and identify growth opportunities.

BGI Files for High-Yield Corporate Bond ETF

Barclays Global Investors filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week to offer the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks the high-yield corporate bond market.

IMHO: Exit Strategy

This past week, we passed the “anniversary″ of the commencement of bombing strikes in Operation Desert Storm (1991). Now, I was too old—and my kids too young—to have been directly impacted by that action. But I’ll always remember that night.

Workers Plan to “Downshift″ Into Retirement

Retirement for many Americans these days is not a matter of suddenly exchanging employment for a quiet life of leisure; instead, a majority of Americans age 40-69 expect employment will be a big part of their early retirement years, and that could lead to a change in approach for financial advisers offering retirement planning services.

JPMorgan Hires Musto and Dial Away From Pru and Merrill

JPMorgan Funds has hired David Musto, formerly of Prudential Retirement, as Managing Director of its Retirement and Defined Contribution Investment Only (DC/IO) business and Glenn Dial, formerly of the Princeton Retirement Group, as a Senior Retirement Sales Specialist.

U.S. Senate Panel OKs Deferred Comp Limit

The U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday approved by voice vote a measure that could limit the earnings corporate executives can defer into non-qualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans.