September 8th, 2009
Focus Retirement Plan Partners has announced an enhanced suite of
retirement plan consulting services available to retirement plan
sponsors and financial advisers serving plan sponsor clients.
September 3rd, 2009
The Spectrem Affluent Investor Index (SAII) rose 1 point in August,
while the Spectrem Millionaire Investor Index (SMII) saw a 6-point
August 25th, 2009
Wells Fargo & Company has announced the launch of the Wells Fargo Build America Bond Index.
Deals & People
August 21st, 2009
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), long an iconic measure of the stock market’s performance, may soon have a new name.
August 17th, 2009
BPAS said its new benchmarking tool helps financial intermediaries prepare for annual plan meetings.
August 11th, 2009
Vanguard has filed a registration statement with the Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC) for seven new bond index funds and
exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Deals & People
August 4th, 2009
Global index provider Dow Jones Indexes has named Tariq Al-Rifai as its new director of Islamic indexes.
July 14th, 2009
STOXX Limited, provider of European equity indexes, has launched the Dow Jones STOXX 600 Optimised Supersector Indexes, a new series of European sector indexes.
July 10th, 2009
AQR Capital Management, LLC has launched the AQR Momentum Indices, a new set of indexes that capture the returns of stocks that have positive "momentum."
July 1st, 2009
Dow Jones Indexes has licensed the Dow Jones Islamic Market International Titans 100 Index to Javelin Investment Management, an investment adviser registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
June 25th, 2009
MSCI Inc. launched the MSCI FX Hedge Indices, designed to help institutional investors decompose and measure the impact of hedging the currency exposure of MSCI equity indexes.
June 23rd, 2009
FTSE Group and Record plc, a specialist currency investment manager, have hashed out an agreement to create a new range of currency Forward Rate Bias (FRB) indexes.
June 22nd, 2009
The First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund (NASDAQ: QABA) is scheduled to begin trading on July 1.
June 17th, 2009
MSCI Barra has launched a range of long/short factor indexes based on MSCI indexes and Barra risk models.
June 15th, 2009
FTSE Group, a global index provider, has launched capital investment tools to help investors identify and gain exposure to the environmental technology sector.
May 27th, 2009
Dow Jones Indexes announced the launch of the Dow Jones U.S. Economic Stimulus Index.
May 19th, 2009
The Bank of New York Mellon launched The Bank of New York Mellon Classic ADR Index and 34 subindexes, including two market, three regional, 10 sector and 19 country indexes, the bank announced.
May 13th, 2009
Standard&Poor's launched risk-controlled versions of its S&P 500 and S&P /ASX 200 indexes.
April 30th, 2009
AtPrime Media, Inc., has announced a new service, Compare and Rank Online Service, previously unavailable to the general public.
April 17th, 2009
Russell Investments has expanded the availability of real-time index data on russell.com to include, for the first time, eight global benchmarks.