Virtus Investment Partners has launched the Virtus Premium AlphaSector Fund (Class A: VAPAX), an extension of Virtus' AlphaSector product suite that is subadvised by quantitatively-based investment firm F-Squared Investments, Inc.
On June 29 Invesco PowerShares Capital Management, LLC and Deutsche Bank launched two Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) linked to CBOT Ultra T-Bond futures.
UBS Investment Bank announced the new UBS E-TRACS 2x Leveraged Long Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index has begun trading on NYSE Arca under the ticker symbol, MLPL.
Investment Risk Management Systems Inc. has released a new Web-based tool that uses risk, return and persistence ratings to identify funds with low risk and high returns.
Morningstar, Inc. has created the Morningstar StockInvestor Core Index , a diversified portfolio of stocks from the Tortoise and Hare portfolios featured in the Morningstar StockInvestor newsletter.
Vanguard announced plans to expand its index fund family, introducing 19 new funds with ETF Shares to provide investors with additional low-cost stock and bond choices.
Male species—from humans to sparrows—appear to have more pronounced personalities than their female counterparts, according to new research.
Investor behavior is largely determined by nature rather than nurture, according to a new study by finance professors at Claremont McKenna College and the University of Washington.
With Hispanic and black Americans leading the way, surveyed consumers resolve to save and invest more in the New Year.
Some Americans are pulling back from investing—which potentially means fewer people will be in the market for a financial adviser, according to a survey from AlixPartners, a global business advisory firm.
The majority of investors said the amount of risk they have taken with their investments has stayed the same over the past two years, according to a Financial Times/Harris Interactive poll of investors in the U.S. and the five largest European countries.
More than half of surveyed advisers (57%) indicated that the economic crisis has had a large impact on their business—but it also might be an opportunity.