Mutual Funds http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6615/more en Mega-Funds Start to Beat Retreat from Emerging Markets http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/mega-funds-start-beat-retreat-emerging-markets <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Big pension, insurance and sovereign funds that kept faith with emerging markets during the massive selloffs of 2013 and 2014 may be starting to waver, potentially depriving the sector of a key source of support.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/mega-funds-start-beat-retreat-emerging-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/mega-funds-start-beat-retreat-emerging-markets#comments Alternative Investments Strategies Mutual Funds Asset Management Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:38:00 +0000 762041 at http://wealthmanagement.com Regions Financial Reaches $125 Million Settlements Over Funds' Collapse http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/regions-financial-reaches-125-million-settlements-over-funds-collapse <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Regions Financial Corp has agreed to $125 million of settlements to resolve lawsuits accusing it of mismanaging three Morgan Keegan bond mutual funds that collapsed in 2007 after investing heavily in subprime mortgages and other risky debt.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/regions-financial-reaches-125-million-settlements-over-funds-collapse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/regions-financial-reaches-125-million-settlements-over-funds-collapse#comments Legal Fixed Income Mutual Funds Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:50:00 +0000 759671 at http://wealthmanagement.com Vanguard Should Say More on How it Influences Companies - Founder http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/vanguard-should-say-more-how-it-influences-companies-founder <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vanguard Group's decision to publish details about how it uses its huge shareholder clout to influence corporate governance issues is a step in the right direction, but does not go far enough, according to the founder of the mutual fund company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/vanguard-should-say-more-how-it-influences-companies-founder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/vanguard-should-say-more-how-it-influences-companies-founder#comments Industry People Mutual Funds Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:58:00 +0000 752141 at http://wealthmanagement.com Vanguard Group Execs Say Deflation a Real Risk for Global Economy http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/vanguard-group-execs-say-deflation-real-risk-global-economy <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Executives at Vanguard Group, the No. 1 U.S. mutual fund company, said on Thursday deflation is a real risk for the global economy while downplaying inflation concerns for the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/vanguard-group-execs-say-deflation-real-risk-global-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/vanguard-group-execs-say-deflation-real-risk-global-economy#comments Markets Mutual Funds Fri, 09 Jan 2015 14:30:00 +0000 747481 at http://wealthmanagement.com Big Banks Park Beat-Up Energy Sector Bonds in U.S. Money Funds http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/big-banks-park-beat-energy-sector-bonds-us-money-funds <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Big European and American banks have found a productive place to park the energy sector's most distressed debt: the $2.7 trillion U.S. money market industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/big-banks-park-beat-energy-sector-bonds-us-money-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/big-banks-park-beat-energy-sector-bonds-us-money-funds#comments Markets Strategies Mutual Funds Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:00:00 +0000 747831 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Muhannad Fala'ah, Getty Images The Daily Brief: Behind the Screen http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-behind-screen <div class="node-body blog-body">The year 2014 is coming to a close, which means there's precious time running out to get clients's fiscal ducks in order. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-behind-screen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-behind-screen#comments People Blogs Strategies Client Relations Mutual Funds Wealth Planning The Daily Brief Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:00:00 +0000 736031 at http://wealthmanagement.com Drowning in Liquid Alts http://wealthmanagement.com/impact-2014/drowning-liquid-alts <div class="field-deck"> Goldman Sachs recognizes 298 funds as true liquid alts, spread out over five broad categories </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Liquid alternative mutual funds have exploded in popularity, yet most advisors aren’t using them properly, a Goldman Sachs analyst argued at Schwab’s annual IMPACT conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/impact-2014/drowning-liquid-alts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/impact-2014/drowning-liquid-alts#comments Alternative Investments IMPACT 2014 Mutual Funds Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:32:00 +0000 699251 at http://wealthmanagement.com SEC Commissioner: PIMCO Outflows Aren't Disrupting Markets http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sec-commissioner-pimco-outflows-arent-disrupting-markets <div class="node-body blog-body">There’s no evidence that the recent turmoil at PIMCO caused any disruption in any of the underlying markets, Securities and Exchange Commission Republican member Michael Piwowar said Thursday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sec-commissioner-pimco-outflows-arent-disrupting-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sec-commissioner-pimco-outflows-arent-disrupting-markets#comments Industry Mutual Funds Advisor Intelligence Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:07:00 +0000 676081 at http://wealthmanagement.com Investing in a Rising Dollar http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/investing-rising-dollar <div class="field-deck"> Weakening overseas economies, coupled with the end of QE, has helped the dollar index rise </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The end of QE, along with weakness in Europe and Japan, means continued good fortune for the US greenback. For believers and speculators, a handful of funds could profit from the ride.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/investing-rising-dollar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/investing-rising-dollar#comments Strategies Mutual Funds Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:50:00 +0000 662191 at http://wealthmanagement.com Active Management Under The Microscope http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/active-management-under-microscope <div class="field-deck"> So-called “active share” metrics may point to the extent, and cost, of active management in a fund, but other measures can sometimes give more transparent details </div> <div class="node-body article-body">So-called “active share” metrics may point to the extent, and cost, of active management in a fund, but other measures can sometimes give more transparent details. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/active-management-under-microscope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/active-management-under-microscope#comments Strategies Mutual Funds Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:12:00 +0000 660521 at http://wealthmanagement.com