Tag: Mutual funds

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Investment Product and Service Launches

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. 

Art by Jackson Epstein

Investment Product and Service Launches

American Century Investments to develop new equity and fixed income suite; HealthSavings Administrators releases HSA investment vehicle; DWS Group launches ESG ETF; and more.

Art by Jackson Epstein

Investment Product and Service Launches

Finadium builds database of securities lending mutual funds and ETFs; OneAmerica, Russell Investments managed accounts consider outside retirement assets; and MainStay moves target-date funds to other asset allocation funds.

Former SEC Enforcer Reviews Regulator’s 2019 Agenda

During a webcast hosted by ACA Compliance Group, Allison Charley, a former SEC examinations office leader, explained the regulator’s internal process for picking audit targets; other speakers noted the SEC’s increased focus on suitability issues and cybersecurity.

Investment Product and Service Launches

Morningstar Managed Portfolios advisory service will now have allocations to the Morningstar Funds Trust, and DWS partners with Skyline AI for real estate investing.

Investment Product and Service Launches

MassMutual debuts RetireSMART TDF series with J.P. Morgan glide paths; Delta Data launches proprietary product manager; and AXA doubles down on SRI/ESG integration.

Investment Product and Service Launches

First Trust Introduces Dorsey Wright Momentum Plus ETFs; T. Rowe Price Closes 23-Year-Old Fund; Fidelity Merges Active and Passive Funds in New TDF Suite; and more.

District Court Sides with Checksmart and Cetera in ERISA Fee Litigation

After siding with defendants and applying the shorter of two potential limitations periods, the district court decision states clearly that plaintiff’s claims are foreclosed by ERISA's three-year statute of limitations; the detailed decision tackles head-on a complex set of precedent-setting cases, including Tibble vs. Edison

Investors Bring Down Mutual Fund and ETF Costs in 2017

"Our data shows that the cheapest 20% of funds raked in nearly $1 trillion last year while the rest of the industry saw net outflows of approximately $250 billion. The message investors are sending is crystal clear—cost counts," says Patricia Oey, senior manager research analyst for Morningstar.