In this low-return environment, risk-averse investors are flocking to investments whose returns are likely to have a bit of staying power.
For big investors, exchange-traded funds provide a way to make tactical allocations in the bond market. But at what price?
Research Affiliates, BlackRock and other firms warn against falling for marketing spin and piling into popular factor-based strategies.
An investment firm designed for new female investors, SheCapital seeks to close the gender gap in financial advice.
Seeking an alternative to traditional capitalization-weighted benchmarks, BlackRock, Northern Trust and other firms are launching smart beta bond funds.
Pension funds and other institutions worried about climate change are turning to equity indexes that exclude companies with carbon exposure.
Investors flocked to new exchange-traded funds such as First Trust’s multisector play and PureFunds’s cybersecurity offering.
Managers like Michael Jones, CIO of RiverFront Investment Group, are turning to these exchange-traded funds as the U.S. dollar strengthens.
Recent U.S. offerings include actively managed ETFs and vehicles designed to capture companies new to dividends.
A new MarketAxess/BlackRock tool could be the answer to wide bid-ask spreads in bond ETFs. But some say it could unintentionally spike volatility in the fixed-income market.