In the next decade, New York may lose its position as financial capital of the world to a city such as London, Dubai, Hong Kong, or Tokyo, which all have a more market-friendly regulatory environment, a new study asserts.
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.
Benefits advisers, consultants and third-party administrators (TPAs) are now able to produce branded total compensation statements easily and inexpensively for clients with the release of new software.
Meridian Business Group is offering advice to 401(k) plan participants who are unsure how to allocate funds, balance their investments, or investigate investment options through its Retirement Asset Management Plan (RAMPlan).
Financial advisers will have many opportunities to win rollover dollars away from retirement plan providers as outflows from 401(k) plans increase and traditional plan providers do not have the retail experience necessary to capture them, a new report says.
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.
In conjunction with Moss Adams LLP, a provider of management consulting services to advisory firms, Schwab Institutional has released two reports to aide independent investment advisers with organization and business development, the leading barriers to firm growth.
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.
Commonwealth Financial Network now offers Jefferson National Life Insurance Companyâ€™s flat-insurance fee variable annuity on its platform, the firms announced last week.
The Vanguard Group on Thursday announced the launch of the Vanguard Structured Large-Cap Value Fund.
State Street Corporation has come out with a Web-based tool that gives retirement plan participants direct and secure access to personal payment information and account transactions.
Fund manager Fred Alger Management Inc., has agreed to a $45 million settlement of charges it engaged in a “massive″ market timing scheme that benefited favored investors.
Colorado-based PVG Asset Management Corporation has made its Hedged Portfolio Management accounts available to 401(k) plans and participants.
Assets in multi-manager products grew by 40% during 2005 to exceed $1.3 trillion, according to the recent Cerulli Quantitative Update, Global Multi-manager Products 2006.
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.
The Principal Financial Group introduced to its platform the combination of its mutual funds and the funds of newly-acquired money manager WM Group Advisors.
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.
New employees are being allowed to get up to speed in their company’s 401(k) plan more quickly than a year ago, according to a new survey.
The latest Standard&Poor’s Indices Versus Active Funds Scorecard (SPIVA) shows the S&P 500 outperformed 69.1% of large-cap funds.
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.