Steven A. Cohens new firm will stop collecting employees best trading ideas for a central investment pool and rewarding them with a special bonus, a practice that the U.S. government said created wrong incentives at his former hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors LP.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is reviewing whether certain alternative mutual funds that mimic riskier hedge-fund strategies are complying with leverage and liquidity rules.
From news of ETFs and ETPs rebounding in March to BlackRock shaking up leadership, here's top news impacting mutual fund and ETF managers and providers.
Investors are piling into emerging- market exchange-traded funds at the fastest pace in seven months as they dump technology companies in favor of cheaper stocks.
The world's largest mutual fund company pulled in more than 90% of the more than $15 billion that investors poured into U.S.-listed ETFs in Q1, adding fuel to the fire of fund managers and providers who fear Vanguard becoming too big.
Hedge fund managers now no longer have to hide behind their websites because they are free to advertise openly to investors who meet their investment requirements courtesy of President Obama's JOBS Act.
Stadion Money Management has found itself a new distribution partner.
As investing in alternatives such as real estate, private equity funds, hedge fund strategies and commodities grow in popularity, the way these are being used by institutions and investment advisors is changing.
Investors act emotionally, not logically, toward the securities they buy or sell.