The latest data from Alight Solutions shows there were no above-normal trading days.
The latest data from Alight Solutions shows five above-normal trading days in June.
Investors remain wary of the equity market’s volatility, as no trading days in May exceeded three times the average.
Investors limit reactionary trades despite equity markets posting their worst month in two years.
The first quarter was busy for investors despite March’s market rally.
Facing some jarring geopolitical events, 401(k) investors reacted with above-normal trading activity during February.
On average, 0.017% of balances were traded daily in January despite the backdrop of a volatile stock market, according to Alight Solutions.
The suggested amendments to the agency’s current rules address redemption costs and liquidity.
Vanguard makes changes to money market fund lineup, and S&P Dow Jones Indices announces changes to the DJIA.
Media outlets suggest one of the federal government’s responses to the coronavirus outbreak will be to temporarily guarantee money market funds—mirroring what proved to be an important policy decision made during the Great Recession.
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC)’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations found some concerns related to money market funds and target-date funds.
Buffalo Funds introduces institutional class shares; Nuveen adds to Diversified Dividend and Income Fund team; and State Street Global Advisors launches ESG money market fund.
On 89% of the trading days, 401(k) participants moved the majority of their money into fixed income, according to the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index
The SEC made fundamental changes to the rules governing money market funds back in 2014; according to John Faustino at Fi360, the rule changes have created a big opportunity for advisers with stable value fund expertise.
There were only three days of above-normal trading, according to the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index
The study also reveals a disconnect between the capital preservation recommendations advisers say they are providing and the actions plan sponsors are taking.