Tag: Investing

Virtus Launches New AlphaSector Fund

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. 

UBS Launches New Energy ETN

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.

Fidelity Remakes Environmental Fund

 
Fidelity Investments has announced it has restructured its 20yearold Select Environmental Portfolio to increase exposure to faster growing industries, such as alternative energy and energy efficiency, while reducing exposure to slower growth industries, such as waste management. 

Vanguard to Expand Index Offerings

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.

Men Might be More Predictable

Male species—from humans to sparrows—appear to have more pronounced personalities than their female counterparts, according to new research.

Most Investors Are Not More Risk-Averse

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.