Claymore Announces New International ETFs

Claymore Securities, Inc. has announced the launch of two new exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the Claymore/Zacks Country Rotation ETF (CRO) and the Claymore/Zacks International Yield Hog Index ETF (HGI).

Yanks a Lot

For years, football’s Dallas Cowboys called themselves “America’s Team″, but baseball has long regarded itself as the nation’s national pastime.

John Hancock to Offer 401(k) Rollover Option

John Hancock retirement plan participants will soon be able to use an option that allows them to roll their 401(k) account balances over from an employer-sponsored plan to another retirement account.

Standard Picks Up TPA, Investment Adviser

Standard Retirement Services, Inc. has agreed to acquire the assets of Portland, Oregon based third-party retirement plan administrators DPA, Inc., and its associated investment adviser business, MasterPlan Advisors, Inc.

Bringing a PPA Fiduciary Adviser to a Retirement Plan

Suggesting that many retirement plan advisers will become fiduciary advisers under the Pension Protection Act (PPA), attorney Fred Reish, Partner at Reish Luftman Reicher & Cohen, said plan sponsors should expect these advisers to be experts on a successful retirement plan, not just investments.