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A Big Boost for Digital 401(k) Management

– Blooom CEO Chris Costello says the firm will not develop a white labeled version of its offering, as other robos have done with their platforms.

Tech Deals Are Key for 2017, Managers Say

– A surge in M&A is expected as a result of President Trump’s plan to cut taxes on companies’ offshore earnings from the current 35% to 10%, experts say.

Rob Arnott Says You'll Be Sorry for Ignoring Smart Beta Warnings

– While his views are not universally accepted, the question of whether you can successfully time smart beta is likely to get bigger as the ETFs proliferate.

UBS Says $9 Trillion China Bond Market to Come of Age

– The money manager is betting on a yuan-denominated note rally in the second half of 2017 and that foreign-investor interest could double in five years.

Dutch Speed Trader Hasn't Lost Money in ETFs Since 2014

– Flow Traders made a profit every trading day last year as the company increased the value of its trades in both Europe and the U.S. by more than 10%.

BlackRock May Be Late to Argentina Party With New ETF

– The Feb. 2 launch comes just four months before MSCI says it will decide whether the country qualifies for its emerging-market index.

Trump's Infrastructure Vow Reverses Mutual Fund and ETF Outflows

– Some providers are offering access to the industry through bundles of shares focused on businesses that run everything from airports to cell phone towers.

DoubleLine Expands European Offerings: Fund Scan

– The new product tracks the smart beta index designed by Robert Shiller and Barclays.

Investors Can Tap the World Minus Mexico With New ETF

– The launch from WidomTree comes as investors assess Mexico’s growth prospects amid Trump’s threats to renegotiate trade pacts and impose a tax on imports.

Financial Stocks Spike on Fed Regulatory Chief's Plan to Resign

– The Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF gained nearly 0.6% after Daniel Tarullo announced he will retire on or around April 5.

A Focused Approach to Digital Marketing

– NorthStar communications executive Chelsey Duncan said the firm embraced this concept with the addition of a digital marketing coordinator in January.

As Emerging Markets Rally, Outlooks Diverge on Stocks and Bonds

– Both asset classes are off to their best start to a year since 2011, buoyed by the idea that the doom-and-gloom reaction to Trump's election was overdone.

Where Do SPDR Fees Go? Check the Ice at Madison Square Garden

– State Street’s ETFs are among the most familiar in the industry. But it doesn't explain why they pop up everywhere — or how the firm's paying for it.

BlackRock Sees Tastes for Riskier ETFs Split Across Atlantic

– While investors piled $4.4 billion into U.S.-domiciled ETFs tracking emerging-markets this year, they pulled $244 million from similar funds in Europe.

HSBC Said to Seek Wealth Management Asset Acquisitions This Year

– International banks have been growing their wealth and asset management arms as balance-sheet lending and securities trading become less profitable.