Active ETFs may seem contradictory to investors, so ETF providers have a built-in challenge to tackle them.
Mutual fund and ETF providers are being challenged with the shift in demographics and the trend toward goals-based investing.
Fund providers must be aware of the importance of structure for asset managers to deliver their respective expertise.
Designing the most appropriate share class can be an underestimated component of a mutual fund manager's sales and marketing strategy.
Investors appetite for U.S. equity exchange-traded funds has weakened to levels not seen in four years as demand for safety drove more money to fixed income.
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.
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
Mutual fund families have traditionally left the topic of how to allocate certain fund expenses to management and fund officers.
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.
Innovation is a constant in any industry, but sometimes in the fund business its mark is not always obvious.