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Big Bang for Traders Will Be a Softer Launch as MiFID Looms

– Compliance may ring up some $2 billion in costs, restricting everything from research budgets to high-speed trading and dealing in wheat and oil.

Vanguard Says Currency Markets Fall Short in Curbing 'Last Look'

– Critics say the option to back out of trades can be misused, allowing some firms to glean the intentions of other participants.

Expert View: Culture Change — Time to Put Away the Red Pen

– The need for more sophistication in fund reporting is higher than ever.

Religious ETFs Expand to Bonds as 'Values Investing' Catches On

– The funds' success at asset gathering underlines an increasing interest from retail buyers, in addition to institutional investors.

Women in Asset Management Award Winner Kristi Mitchem

– Despite leading a business with more than $480 billion in AUM, the Wells Fargo Asset Management CEO admits she never had a grand plan for her career.

With Asset-Backed Debt ETF, the Bet Is Can You Pay What You Owe

– The BlackRock fund will invest in notes supported by consumer loans, such as student debt and credit cards, according to regulatory filings.

Theories Challenged by Low-Volatility Gains

– Analysis from a Symmetry Partners research executive questions whether higher risk really leads to higher returns.

Growing Opportunity for Emerging Markets Funds

– Inflows signal an opportunity to reach advisers considering the asset class for tactical allocations.

Blackstone Unveils $100B Ambition for Infrastructure

– Despite a Trump-inspired buzz surrounding infrastructure, it's not always an easy place for private investors to deploy their money.

Women in Asset Management Award Winner Paula Wieck

– Her concentration in college was in nutrition, but after hearing clients discuss money management struggles, the CLS manager’s focus shifted.

Vanguard, Goldman Say Waning Reflation Bets No Barrier to Fed

– Market-implied wagers on a hike have been whipsawed by the political storm buffeting the White House.

Women in Asset Management Award Winner Cathy Saunders

– The head of Putnam’s client engagement center is currently spearheading programming efforts to connect with female investors and millennials.

Decoding Currency Risk with ETFs

– Purchases of equities using passive instruments can contain highly useful information about currency returns, Deutsche Bank strategists report.

Women in Asset Management Award Winner Tammira Philippe

– The Bridgeway Capital Management president led campaigns that nearly tripled the firm's AUM from $2.5 billion to $8 billion.

Women in Asset Management Award Winner Delaine Omonaka

– Russell Investments’ global head of product services says hiring a diverse team is key for strategic planning.