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Janus Takes Stake in Ex-Pimco Manager Bhansali's Volatility Firm

LongTail Alpha plans at least two strategies that may be available for clients in separate accounts or funds.

The REIT Strategy for Product Providers

In the second part of his interview with Money Management Executive, Menard expands on the firm’s strategy toward product innovation and what business it won’t pursue.

Fidelity Cuts Fees for 27 Index Funds in Bid for Passive Assets

The reductions will save current investors about $20 million annually, the firm says.

Worst U.S. Mutual Funds in Brexit Rout Bruised by European Banks

The five worst-performing major equity funds -- each of which lost about 10% -- focus on international investing and hold anywhere from 12% to 20% of their assets in bank stocks.

The Industry’s Seismic Transformation Will Continue

How technology, the popularity of defined contribution plans and increased competition from ETFs have transformed the way fund companies sell their products to investors and advisers.



Driving Front-office Success Through Tech & Ops

While IT budgets at buy-side firms have not fully recovered from the cutbacks of the Great Recession, front-office demands keep growing in quantity, complexity and required speed of response.

Executive Briefing

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) announced it has entered into an agreement with Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) to acquire DeAWM's stable value business, with total assets under supervision of $21.6 billion as of June 30, 2013

Are There Alternatives to Traditional Expense Allocation Methodologies?

Mutual fund families have traditionally left the topic of how to allocate certain fund expenses to management and fund officers.

Goldman Research's Greater Long-Term Gains

Rob Goldman founded Goldman Small Cap Research (GSCR)--not affiliated with Goldman Sachs--in 2009. He has over 20 years of investment and research experience as a senior research analyst and as a portfolio and mutual fund manager.

Novel ETFs, Mutual Funds Making Their Mark

Innovation is a constant in any industry, but sometimes in the fund business its mark is not always obvious.