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A Back-Office Giant Slims Down a Bit
Word is the cuts will come at the end of the month...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - Reader Rating: 5
FPS' Olson Hires Sales Team for New Software Platform
James Olson hires two new vice presidents, to act as wholesalers for companies new recordkeeping platform. ..
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Driehaus' Weber Fills Out His Sales Team
Stephen Weber adds two new positions to his sales team at Driehaus. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - Reader Rating: 4
Welsh Brings Four RMs to OneAmerica RS
The new hires are based in the midwest, southwest, southeast, and northeast...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - Reader Rating: 5
Pondering Free Mutual Funds
A pair of academics publicly call for index funds with no fees...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - Reader Rating: 5
Schlichter Agrees to a $16.75MM 401k Fee Suit Settlement
Yet another suit over the same plan sponsor is still pending before the same court...
401kWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2017
Filings for Fundsters - June 12, 2017
A compilation of the latest SEC Filings...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2017 Views
Fido Pitches Simplification Via New Retirement Friendly Funds
This new fund suite aims to help millions of retirement-age baby boomers...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2017 Views
WSJ Talks Financial Wellness and Roth vs. Not-Roth
The business paper published back-to-back 401(k) articles this weekend...
401kWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2017 - Reader Rating: 3
Broadridge Makes an Asset Management Data Alliance
The partnership will bring together global retail and institutional asset management data...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2017 Views
Alight Wins a Retailer's $2.9B 401(k)
The RKer switch is scheduled for October. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2017
Week In Preview, June 12-18
Fundsters in Berlin and SoCal, 401(k) folks in the Big Apple, and deadlines for applying for two awards...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2017 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Saxon Corrects Record on Fiduciary Rule
Contrary to what you may have heard, Steve Saxon did not claim any special knowledge of the timing DOL fiduciary rule. ..
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2015 - Reader Rating: 5
Towers Watson: Managed Accounts Are Best for QDIA
Towers Watson argues that sponsors should move away from TDFs and towards managed accounts, despite the fees that come with them. ..
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2015 - Reader Rating: 3.5
Plan Sponsors, Consultants and Asset Managers Can Be STARs!
Plan Sponsors, consultants and asset managers, get your award game on because the STAR Retirement Awards is only a stone throw away!..
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2015
Are You a STAR? (Answer Online Now!)
The MFEA is calling for nominations for its 19th annual awards competition, recognizing fundster excellence in marketing and communications. Monday is the deadline!..
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2015 Views
Refojo's Latest Key Hire Targets Indie B-Ds
The RBC GAM U.S. sales chief hires an SSgA alumnus for a key account...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2015 Views
Former CEO of the Sommet Group Has Been Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison For...
The head of the now-defunct Sommet Group has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for.....
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2015 - Reader Rating: 5
SageView Expands Its Colorado Reach
Irvine, California-based RIA SageView Advisory Group has recently expanded its Colorado reach...
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2015
Rosenbaum Financial Brings On a Retirement Plan Consultant
...an ex-Fidelity guy joins Rosenbaum Financial as a retirement plan consultant.....
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2015
Sullivan Wants to Bolt On Boutiques
The Legg Mason chief speaks about his acquisition strategy. Would you fit in?..
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2015 Views
The Boston Globe Chooses a New, and Local, Investment Advisor
One of Boston's pre-eminent media companies has selected a fellow Beantowner as the investment advisor for its $150MM 401(k) plan...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2014
Guardian Touts an Award Win
Guardian Retirement Solutions won a customer experience award from the International Customer Management Institute...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2014
OneAmerica Revamps Its Website
The company's Bill Yoerger and Marsha Whitehead delineate the new design...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2014 - Reader Rating: 5
A Canadian Firm Is Acquiring Plan Sponsor Advisors
Pavilion Financial Corp., a financial services company headquartered in Canada, is buying the $23 billion DC RIA firm for an undisclosed sum. ..
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2014 - Reader Rating: 5
Nationwide Eyes Fund Adoptions and Acquisitions
The mutual fund arm of the insurer is seeking to grow the business by bringing on more funds or acquisitions and has hired Amy Duling to oversee the effort...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2014 Views
Aberdeen Woos More Americans in Columbus Circle
The Scottish asset manager invited clients and prospects to its annual investment conference in New York to talk winning investment and sporting strategies...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2014 Views
Chiricotti Wants the Public to Hear the 401k Truth
A new initiative provides accurate information that will allow the public to be well informed on current proposals and plans when it comes to their retirement...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2014
Bob Reynolds Talks Automation With Forbes
... and Reynolds, unsurprisingly, advocates for auto enrollment and escalation. ..
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2014 - Reader Rating: 5
Masterson Joins the Board of an Industry Tech Player
The former CMO and head of sales at Transamerica and Diversified joined the Castle Rock board. ..
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2014
Transamerica's Stable Value Chief Steps Into Participants' Shoes
Transamerica's Stable Value Solutions president and the assistant director of research discuss their thinking about stable value. ..
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2014 - Reader Rating: 5
The LSE and Russell Near the $2.8B Finish Line
The British exchange operator has cleared a number of hurdles in its push to buy the American indexer...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2014 Views
Mansueto Touts New Products While Mauboussin Talks Luck and Skill
The M* founder brings another greek letter to investing while the Credit Suisse exec discusses why Mona Lisa is famous ó and what age do we make our best investment decisions...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Rekenthaler Unpacks Frontline Claims About 401ks and Mutual Funds
John Rekenthaler is not fond of the scare tactics used in the documentary "The Retirement Gamble."..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Pimco is Still the King of Market Share
Pimco may be getting some negative press for May outflows, but it's important to remember that Pimco still dominates active ETFs...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Seeking Alpha Prefers Quality Income From Nuveen
Seeking Alpha advises you switch ETFs, from PFF to JTP...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Mercer Loses a Top Exec
Jeff Boschen is moving on from the RKer...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - Reader Rating: 4.5
Market Depreciation in Fixed Income Takes Its Toll on a New York Firm
AllianceBernstein reports a billion dollar decrease in its assets under management. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
2 PMs Join a Lord Abbett Fund
Walter H. Prahl and Fredrick J. Ruvkun from Lord Abbett [profile] have joined the PM team for Lord Abbett Affiliated Fund. [SEC Filing]...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Lord Abbett Updates PM Info For A Fund
Lord Abbett [profile] has updated their PM information for the Lord Abbett Micro Cap Value Fund and Lord Abbett Small Cap Value Fund. Robert P. Fetch is the PM for both funds. [SEC Filing: Micro Cap] [SEC Filing: Small Cap]...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
ING Makes Several PM Changes
ING [Profile] has made PM changes for the Separate Portfolios Trust. Effective immediately Michael Hyman is removed as a PM for the ING Emerging Markets Corporate Debt Fund and Anil Katarya is added as a PM. Marcelo Assalin is removed as a PM for the ING Emerging Markets Hard Currency Debt Fund and ING Emerging Markets Local Currency Debt Fund. Matthew Toms and A. Banu Asik Elizondo are added as PMs for the ING Emerging Markets Hard Currency Debt Fund. Naveen Kunam and Brian Timberlake are added as PMs for the ING Emerging Markets Local Currency Debt Fund. Hyman is removed as a PM for the ING Investment Grade Credit Fund. Katarya and Travis King are added as PMs for the ING Investment Grade Credit Fund. [SEC Filing]...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
How Are 401k Plan Participants Using Mutual Funds?
The downward trend in average expense ratios paid by investors in mutual funds continues...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - Reader Rating: 2
The ETF Effect Could Reach Preferred Stocks
Barron's considers the possibility that the movement out of high yield bond ETFs could affect preferred stocks...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Is Eaton Vance Doing Fine?
Motley Fool looked at Eaton Vance's gross and operating margins to figure out if Eaton Vance's financial outlook is healthy...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
M* Gives Alt Bond Funds a C
A Morningstar analyst said that alternative bond fund did not perform well in May...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Americans Want To Plan For Retirement; Why Can't They?
A new report by J.P Morgan Asset Management reveals that many want to be smart about retirement, but aren't provided the assistance they need. ..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - Reader Rating: 4
M* 2013 Begins Today
Fundsters and advisors gather in Chitown for the mutual fund ratings experts' annual conference...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
A Hedge Fund Transforms Into A Mutual Fund
BTS Asset Management converts it sBTS Tactical Fixed Income Fund from a hedge fund to a 1940 Act mutual fund. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Prudential Prepares a Fund Reorg
The proposed reorganization of Target Growth Allocation Fund into Prudential Jennison Equity Income Fund has received the required approval from the shareholders of this Prudential [profile]fund. The reorganization is expected to occur as of the close of business on the NYSE on June 21, 2013. In anticipation of the upcoming reorganization, generally the last day for purchases and exchanges into the fund will be at the close of business on June 14, 2013. [SEC Filing]...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
A MassMutual Fund Shuts Down a Share Class
Effective as of the close of business on June 18, 2013, Class N shares of the MassMutual [profile] Small Cap Value Equity Fund will be no longer available. [SEC Filing]...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013
A Fund Starts Offering Institutional Shares
Effective on or around June 11, 2013, the Federated [profile] Municipal High Yield Advantage Fund will offer Institutional Shares by separate prospectus. [SEC Filing]...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Invesco Switches a PM
Effective June 11, 2013, Mark Laskin at Invesco Funds [profile] no longer serves as PM for Invesco Equity and Income Fund and Invesco Growth and Income Fund. [SEC Filing]. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Forward Liquidates a Fund
On June 5, 2013, the board of trustees of Forward Funds approved the liquidation of the Forward Global Credit Long/Short Fund. [SEC Filing]. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
The Fight Over Bear Stearns' Mutual Fund Trading Settlement Isn't Over
An appellate court rules that Vigilant Insurance must face a lawsuit by Bear Stearns Cos...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Zacks Suggests Investors Favor BioTetch ETFs
BioTech ETFs are poised to perform well. Zacks suggests three biotech ETFs...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
FINRA Warns Alternative Mutual Fund Investors
Watchdog FINRA released an alert about alternative mutual funds, concerned that investors don't understand all of the risks and strategies inherent in more exotic funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Did J.P. Morgan Withhold Commissions On Outside Funds?
A broker formerly with the banking giant claims they made him jump through hoops to use non-proprietary mutual funds with his clients...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
ETF Effect Could Reach Preferred Stocks
Barron's Brendan Conway considers the possibility that the movement out of high yield bond ETFs could affect preferred stocks...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Another Private Equity Giant is Getting In On the Mutual Fund Action
Blackstone is rolling out a mutual fund complex for the alternative asset hungry investor. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Fido Replaces Fund Manager After Poor Stock Picks
Benjamin Hesse left his post as a Fidelity fund manager and will be replaced by Chris Lee...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Mutual Fund Shops Argue Government Should Encourage Rich Savers
Mutual funds are continuing to battle against White House proposals brought to attention in April. These proposals would limit rich investors' ability to save for retirement. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Mutual Fund Companies Begin to Embrace Social Media
Mutual fund companies and financial advisors selling mutual funds are beginning to tackle social media outreach. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
Rekenthaler Talks Stock Bubble, Weitz Value and ETFs
John Rekenthaler explained why he thinks the stock market rally is not a bubble and why Weitz Value deserved its Silver rating. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Views
JPAM's Brigstocke Hires a Strategy Chief
Robert Stark leaves Russell Investments for the giant bank's asset management arm...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Views
Achaean Seeks to Fill Key Posts
The new financial services firm looks to hire, find a home...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Paychex Launches Participant and Sponsor App
The payroll firm's mobile app will allow monitoring of accounts and will simplify communication. ..
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Is Mutual Fund Prowess Luck or Skill?
Study claims management performance diminishes over time..
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Views
Thwaites Fights Poverty
Sentinel CEO joins the board at nonprofit The Borden Project..
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Views - Reader Rating: 3
MacNamara Pushes USAA Further into the Retirement Business
USAA launches six new target-risk funds..
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Appelstein Builds Up RBC's Distribution Staff
RBC chief brings in two new heads in effort to expand U.S. distribution efforts..
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Views
A Rocky Mountain Advisor Hires an Ex-PM
A retirement plan advisory shop adds its first investment analyst...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Boston Gives State Street an $11.5 Million Tax Break
Cut part of a development deal as money manager move offices to South Boston waterfront..
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Views - Reader Rating: 1
Fund Democracy President Points Out Loopholes in Proposed Regulatory Bill
Mercer Bullard thinks new bill unfairly targets smaller advisors..
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Views
Columbia Has One Less Suitor
After unveiling the BGI deal, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink is putting his checkbook away for now...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2009 Views - Reader Rating: 1
Will BlackRock Push ETFs in 401ks?
A changing asset management landscape could affect retirement investing...
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2009 - Reader Rating: 3
Hartford Nods To TARP; Principal Begs to Differ
Hartford will accept up to $3.4 billion, while Principal says it does not need Treasury money...
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2009 - Reader Rating: 3.5
BGI Deal Prompts Cut in BlackRock's S&P Rating
Standard & Poor's reduced the New York money manager's debt rating in the wake of its deal to buy Barclays Global Investors...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2009 Views
A Massachusetts Consulting Firm Brings in a New York Life Alum
The consulting firm appoints a participant recordkeeping services manager...
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2009 - Reader Rating: 1
vWise Up to Who Needs Plan Disclosures
An online DC education specialist enhances its offering with a new feature for its provider and TPA partners...
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2009 - Reader Rating: 3
Evergreenís Valuation Troubles Continue
The firm faces additional investigation regarding inflated fund figures...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2009 Views
Pimco TIPS its Hat to Emerging Markets
The SoCal fixed income giant preps three funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2009 Views
Fink and Diamond First Explored a Deal Six Years Ago
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink and Barclays president Robert Diamond first discussed a possible deal six or seven years ago, The New York Times quoted Diamond as saying on Thursday...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, June 12, 2009 Views
Haldeman Evaluates His CEO Years at Putnam
Ed Haldeman looked back on his years at the helm of Putnam during a conference call with reporters on Thursday...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008 Views
MassMutual to Participants: Enroll in Just Two Clicks!
The Massachusetts-based provider unveils a new tool to help participants sign up online, in a jiffy, for their DC plan...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008 - Reader Rating: 3
CBS Group Reps Barred: The Trio Helped Hedge Fund Win Ill-Gotten Gains From Mutual Funds
NYSE Euronext bars the three reps behind the CBS Group from the securities business. Their fund timing trades generated nearly in $10 million in revenue for one wirehouse...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008 Views
Target Date AUM Near $200 Billion
Target-date funds continue to pull in assets even during the tough times of first-half 2008...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008 Views - Reader Rating: 4
ProShares Drops Two New Sector ETFs
ProShares has introduced two new ETFs for investors who want short exposure without the magnification of leverage...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008 Views
Reynolds Promises New Products, Says He is No Cost-Cutter
In a conference call with reporters Thursday morning, Bob Reynolds addresses the Why Putnam? question and talks about what lies ahead for the Boston firm...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Fido Finds a New Asset Management Chief
Before the industry can fully digest the Bob Reynolds news, Ned Johnson has sprung a surprise of his own...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008
Fido Surprise: Fidelity Names an Asset Management Chief
UPDATED | Not to be outdone by the hiring today of Bob Reynolds at Putnam, Fidelity has dropped some major news of its own...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008 Views - Reader Rating: 4.5
Lehman Sacrifices Two Top Execs
Amid rumors, Lehman Brothers is shaking up its executive ranks...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008
Lifecycle Funds Draw More Sponsor Interest at Fidelity
New data from the Boston Behemoth charts the shift towards target date funds dominating default choices...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008
The Desmarais Put Their Mark on Putnam with Reynolds Hire
The politically connected Canadian family has run Power Financial with a tight grip meaning that Bob Reynolds may feel right at home. His challenge will be in creating a new vision at the other Boston fund giant...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008 Views - Reader Rating: 3.5
Will Reynolds Bring Back Bundling at Putnam?
Bob Reynolds talks about his take on the DC market in a conference call with reporters Thursday morning...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008
ETF Portfolio Solutions Hires New CIO
The Kansas company has hired an American Century vet for the role...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008 Views
Bob Reynolds Lands a New Gig
The ex-Fido exec is joining another Boston firm...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008
Bob Reynolds Lands: New Gig Keeps Him in Boston
The ex-Fidelity heir apparent has landed a new position more than a year later...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008 Views - Reader Rating: 4.25
Putnam Lands Stock Picking Pair from American Century
Gerald Sullivan and Rob Brookby from American Century. Sullivan and Brookby become the heads of Putnam's U.S. Large Cap Equity group...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2008 Views
BenefitStreet & Barclays Partner to Gain 401k Share
Barclays is adding its marketing heft to the 401k plan recordkeepers platform as part of an effort to jumpstart the use of exchange-traded funds in defined contribution plans...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Views
Survey: If You Help Pay For It, Participants Will Come ... to Retirement Planning
A report released by an industry consultant suggests that many participants would use general retirement planning services if their employers chipped in. ..
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Jefferies Bulks Up Sales Team
Daniel S. Charney has joined Jefferies & Company as managing director and regional sales manager of the firm's San Francisco office and head of equity products on the West Coast...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007
BenefitStreet Execs Say iShares are Starting to Flow
Two weeks after BenefitStreet and Barclays rolled out their jointly marketed ETF-401k advisors have committed more than $150 million to the concept. Tomorrow, BenefitStreet will add to its advisor efforts...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Golden State Provider Unveils 5-Part Plan Review Process
The enhanced service incorporates industry norm comparisons, fee disclosure and specific recommendations. ..
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Dow Jones Switches Up Target Date Indexes
Dow Jones Indexes will change the emerging markets index component of its global Dow Jones Target Date Indexes...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Citi Assumes Control of Nikko Cordial
Citigroup has increased its holdings in Nikko Cordial Corp., Japan's third largest brokerage, to 68.23 percent...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Advent Adds Vice President
Advent Software has appointed Chris Flynn to the newly created position of vice president of product management, trading and compliance...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Views
Kranefuss Briefs Wall Street Scribes on ETFs
Barclays' head honchos are ensuring a continuation of its streak of positive press by educating reporters and introducing them to key sources...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 4
Pivot Launches Pivot 360 System
Pivot has launched Pivot 360, a major expansion of the companyís flagship offering, IMTRADER...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007
SEC Rolls Out 12b-1 Roundtable Schedule and Participants
The SEC has announced the topics and panelists for its 12b-1 fee roundtable discussion on June 19. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3.12
Livingston Named Head Honcho of NPH
James Livingston has been named CEO of National Planning Holdings...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Regional BD Private-Labels Into 401k
The full service firm taps a Volunteer State provider to create its DC platform and more. ..
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 - Reader Rating: 1
Merc CBOT Bid Wins Approval From Justice
The Justice Department has cleared the way for the Chicago Mercantile Exchangeís bid to acquire the Chicago Board of Trade...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Pru AVP Benintende Signs on at Mainstay Funds
Jack Benintende has joined New York Life Investment Management as managing director...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Integrity Funds Gets Official SRI Stamp
Integrity Mutual Funds has been managing its Integrity Growth and Income Fund as an SRI since May 1 of this year...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Views
Is Your Shareholder Communication Worthy of A STAR?
The Mutual Fund Education Alliance needs your help, fundies...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Views
Morningstar: Here're Ten Things You Never Knew About ETFs
Morningstar has sorted through some of its ETF data and come up with 10 interesting facts...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Thomson Financial Launches New Broker Tool
Thomson Financial has launched its new global Thomson Extel Surveys' Internal Broker Review system (IBR)...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Fidelity Tries Out Financial Planning
Fidelity is trying its hand at the financial planning...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Schwab Uncomplicates Bond Trade Pricing
Schwab announced new lower and easier to understand prices for bond trades today...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007
PowerShares Adds 5 New ETFs to its Portfolio
PowerShares Capital Management will launch five new ETFs on the American Stock Exchange tomorrow...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Ex-PEA Capital Exec Reaches Eleventh Hour Settlement
A former chief executive of PEA Capital, a Pimco Funds sub-advisor, has agreed to a settlement with the SEC over charges he participated in a market-timing arrangement with Canary Capital Partners...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2006 - Reader Rating: 3
Firefighters Want DB Plan Back
After years under a DC system, firefighters in one Colorado city want their old pension plan again...
401kWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2006 - Reader Rating: 4
Employees' Views Shift on Auto-Enrollment
A new study finds moods are changing...
401kWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2006 - Reader Rating: 4
More Business for Busy State Street
In an effort to consolidate service providers, a Naperville, Illinois-based firm is broadening its two-year-old relationship with State Street...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2006 Views
Daschle Says Final Pension Bill Likely By Year-End
The former Senate Democratic leader said it is likely that House and Senate negotiators can reconcile their differences before the year closes...
401kWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2006
401k Recordkeepers Face Slower Sales
Watch those sales targets. A SPARK speaker warns that many firms will not meet their sales goals this year. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2006
ICI Releases Fee Check-Up, Talks XBRL
The Investment Company Institute came out with its annual study of fund fees on Monday, as President Paul Schott Stevens explained an XBRL data-tagging project to the SEC roundtable on interactive data...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2006 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Phoenix Renames New Addition
Phoenix Investment Partners on Monday finalized its adoption of a new fund...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2006 Views
Hancock Upgrades Online Arsenal
If the way to consumers' hearts is through their internet connections, John Hancock Funds should soon feel the love...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2006 Views
Vanguard Tells Investors to Cool Their Jets
The $9.2 billion fund had pulled $1.4 billion in new cash so far in 2003...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2003 Views
Vanguard Stocks Supermarket Shelves
Another ten fund complexes will be available through Vanguard Brokerage...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2003 Views
How to Save a Million
Van Wagoner is asking shareholders to accept a new advisory agreement. Billed as a pay for performance move, the change is much more...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2003 Views
MassMutual Tapped Twice by Sponsor
The provider now recordkeeps some $36 Million in 401(k) and DB assets for this California-based manufacturer...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2003 - Reader Rating: 3
Baker Targets Funds
The legislation would significantly expand mutual fund industry disclosure...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2003 Views - Reader Rating: 4
Mutual of Omaha Offers DB Solutions
The firm aims to help small- to mid-size sponsors deal with overall management...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2003
Manulife USA Adds More Funds
The provider has enhanced its 401(k) investment line-up with additional options from a fund family popular with advisors...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2003 - Reader Rating: 4
401k Next On Congressional Plate
Tax reform is out of the way. That leaves 401k as a priority on Capital Hill...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2003 - Reader Rating: 4.67
MetLife Unit Partners on Asset Allocation
The MetLife unit focused on not-for profits has allied with a personalized asset-allocation specialist...
401kWire.com - Thursday, June 12, 2003 - Reader Rating: 4
Merrill Dodges 401k Class Actions
The pair of cases reaffirms the primacy of Federal law of state law, rules judge...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002
Advice Firm Sees Light
The light is glimmering at the end of the tunnel as a California advice firm predicts break-even in 2003...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002
Another Bundled Vendor Exits
This time it is an Ohio-based bank. The firm is referring its two thousand sponsor clients to an insurer...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002
Why Sponsors Change
Now that search activity is rebounding, providers need to understand how sponsors make their choice...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002
PFPC Tackles Private Equity Market
The firm is intros new tech to try and make a splash in this arena...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002
Proposed Calvert Cut
The firm intends to delete an equity from its index...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002 Views
National Bank Acquires Altamira
A deal up in Canada gets going...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002 Views
New Project for Falcone
The former Evergreen co-ceo is getting in on the ground floor of a new venture. She spoke about her launch with the MutualFundWire.com...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002 Views
Birth in Florida
There is a new firm blossoming in the Sunshine State offering services to the high-net-worth market...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002
New Tech for FAs
There is a new asset allocation platform for RIAs...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002 Views
Promotions at The Hartford
Executives are climbing the ladder at the Connecticut insurer...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002 Views
Bailey To Step Down
The Janus founder makes an exit. Who will replace him?..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2002 Views
Mercurial Marketer
Nascent fund firm taps Merrill for its cmo...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Neuberger for Sale?
Is the firm a target for a buy-out?..
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2001 Views - Reader Rating: 3
New Sales Rep for MassMutual
The firm has hired a new exec to head up sales in a part of the rust belt...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
When (and How) to Go Beyond Mutual Funds
Like one Houston firm, funds reeling from separate account sticker shock may reconsider...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Fund Absorption
One Scudder fund will absorb the assets of another ... Barclays on the Web...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Fund Absorption
One Scudder fund will absorb the assets of another ... Barclays on the Web...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
UBS Expands Distribution Team
The new personnel wave at Brinson continues, as the firm realigns in the UBS family...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2001 Views - Reader Rating: 3
2 DC Execs Join Brinson
The firm has a couple of new faces for its 401k business...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Looking At the Front Door
Two executives leave Florida-based search site...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, June 12, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Feds to Get Advice Free
Web-based advice provider Financial Engines claims 2.4 million potential new users in the Federal Thrift plan...
401kWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
UAM Updates Web Site
Boston's United Asset Management has upgraded the profiles of its affiliates and included screening capabilities for their products...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
Good Times for MassMutual
The Springfield, Mass. firm signs up three small plans in the Northeast...
401kWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
Schwab Conference Signs Headliners
Schwab's annual mega-conference is all set for 2000, with major names signed as guest speakers...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
Liberty Cracks the Nut
Last week's rumors of Liberty's eyeing Acorn Funds manager prove true -- but at what price?..
401kWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
Liberty Cracks the Nut
Last week's rumors of Liberty's eyeing Acorn Funds manager prove true -- but at what price?..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
ARK Funds Mulls Expansion
Allied Irish Bank's fund subsidiary is eyeing regions beyond the MidAtlantic...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
June 12, 2000
The pension backlash ... Runny or hardboiled? Egg to go public today ... Funds top S&P ... The WSJ questions New York Life ... GE turns to Schwab ... Bogle's Crusade and ETFs...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
June 12, 2000
The pension backlash ... Runny or hardboiled? Egg to go public today ... Funds top S&P ... The WSJ questions New York Life ... GE turns to Schwab ... Bogle's Crusade and ETFs...
401kWire.com - Monday, June 12, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
PanAgora Key Executives Leaving Firm
The chief executive officer and chief investment officer of PanAgora Asset Management are leaving the firm, reportedly to form their own fund management company. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Saturday, June 12, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
The GIC Index
Ronald Ryan, founder of Ryan Labs and creator of the Ryan Labs GIC Indices, expains how and why he created his GIC indices...
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
New CIO at Ameritech
Susan E. Manske has been named the new CIO of Chicago, IL-based Ameritech Corp., according to a report in today's P&I Daily. Her responsibilities will include overseeing the more than $21.5 billion in assets in the company's 401(k), DB, and VEBA plans. She previously served as director of risk management and will report to Richard W. Pehlke, treasurer...
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
Heard Elsewhere
At the top of the Buzz in the 401(k) market this week is still the IRS's quick move to clarify the issue of negative elections. Also, Watson Wyatt's Insider found that 401(k) plan returns lag those of defined benefit plans by nearly 1% annually, and Fidelity says it is not on the block. Finally, we offer a correction to an earlier Buzz story on Charles Schwab...
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
June 7, 1998: The Week in Searches
The San Francisco, CA-headquartered law firm Morrison & Foerster LLP has issued RFIs for its $200 million plan (with 1,500 active participants), Lizzie Cairns, retirement benefits manager, told the 401kWire. Cairns explained that the move was made to fulfill the firm's fiduciary obligations. "We are simply exploring the possibilities to make sure that we have a competitive situation," she stated. In 1994, the plan converted to Merrill Lynch. Ten funds are offered in the plan as well as a brokerage option...
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
E&Y Will Offer Advice from Financial Engines
Ernst & Young LLP will offer employees investment advice from Palo Alto-based Financial Engines, Inc. The advice will be offered as a part of E&Yís Bright Future Employee Financial Education Program, which provides investment education. Terms of the agreement were not announced...
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
Lawson Software Looks at the Long-Term
Mark it down in your 1999 calendars. Minneapolis, MN-based Lawson Software may be looking at making changes to its 401(k) plan in June of that year, Christy Lucksinger, benefits analyst, told the 401kWire. The plan has approximately $21 million in assets with close to 300 employees...
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
Education in the Spotlight
The 1998 SAVERS Summit in Washington, D.C. was supposed to be big news and encourage Americans to save more for their retirement as dire predictions of a doomed Social Security system permeated the airwaves. Unfortunately, the immediate prevailed over the long-term as things like the Supreme Court's rejection of Ken Starr's motion to circumvent the U.S. Court of Appeals and the beret-wearing one's tapping of new attorneys occupied the mainstream media's time. ..
401kWire.com - Friday, June 12, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
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