Who gets to define best execution? Is T+1 or T+2 better for market stability? What even is payment for order flow? The Senate Banking Committee tackled all these questions and more at a dynamic Tuesday morning hearing.
A new analysis published by EBRI in collaboration with J.P. Morgan suggests a person’s spending habits, rather than their salary, seem to have the biggest influence on whether they are a low saver or an average saver.
Are earnings estimates too high? Is the trade progress substance or show? How long can a recession be avoided? What might the election mean for the economy?
History shows it is one thing to feel prepared, and quite another to be prepared.
The death of Vanguard Group founder Jack Bogle offers a chance to reflect on the long-standing debate regarding passive and active management and the role of controlling fees and expenses in the effort to build household wealth from modest means.
Despite a global economic slowdown and increased trade tensions, most major asset managers are not predicting an imminent recession—instead they are urging clients to embrace diversification and stick to long-term strategies.
The SEC says these changes are needed to reduce obstacles to providing research on investment funds, and to harmonize the treatment of such research with research on other public companies.
By cutting the fee for its small-plan investment outsourcing solution to 10 basis points, the firm says it will better position its advisers to grow their practices by serving untapped retirement plan markets.
Lessons have been learned, but experts still worry about the “brittleness” of the U.S. and global financial system.
The adviser is in a good position to remind widowed individuals to continue to think about and plan for the long-term financial future—difficult as that may be after the loss of a spouse.
According to a new MassMutual study, 79% of retired women are receiving professional financial advice, compared to 68% of men.
Fifty-four percent of respondents to an Allianz Life survey say that other expenses are interfering with their retirement savings, and 20% say they are saving for other financial goals.
According to Boston Consulting Group, among asset management products, passives were far and away the fastest growing category in 2017, with a record 25% increase in AUM over an already very sizable base.