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Bogles' Bunch Dominates Both Sides
The M* team updates flows data for February 2019 for ETFs and long-term, open-end mutual funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2019
A Bundled Provider Maps Out a Revamped Financial Wellness Tool
The new tool helps retirement plan participants factor in healthcare expenses, HSAs, student loans, and voluntary benefits when prioritizing their savings and benefits spending...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - Reader Rating: 5
CapTrust Adds a $2.5B AUA Pensionmark Shop
Fielding Miller and his team also brought in a wealth management shop on the west coast...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2019
A Tennessee Retirement VP Departs from USI CG
He is based in Knoxville, TN and had been with the firm for almost eight years...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2019
GSAM Buys a Model Portfolio Shop
The acquisition target advises on more than $33 billion in assets...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2019
What a $64B Multi-Boutique's Chief Looks For
This asset manager's president talks M&A and distribution expansion...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2018 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Munnell Teams Up With a DC I-O
Alicia Munnell's Beantown think tank is entering a multi-year partnership with a Gotham asset manager...
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2018
Kelly Hires a Transamerica Vet For a Key Ascensus Post
Meanwhile, a 28-year Ascensus veteran shifts his focus...
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2018 - Reader Rating: 5
Week In Preview, March 19-25
The teams at and P&I are both hosting events this week...
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2018
A Chi-Town DC I-O Vet Joins Victory
The team at the Cleveland-based asset manager welcomes a veteran 401(k) wholesaler to the fold...
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2018
Week In Preview, March 19-25
The teams at Crane Data, ETF.com FRA, ICI, and MMI are all hosting industry events this week, and a multinational asset manager is expected to IPO...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2018 Views
The SEC Is Watching: Nudge the Home Office
Finra is already wondering about the handling of IRA rollovers. And now an SEC official reveals that the regulatory agency is going to be digging into retirement plans. Are you and your B-D, super-OSJ, or RIA ready?..
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2015
Seen and Heard at ICI's 2015 MFIM
Tennis, robo-advisors (not robo-cops), a certain three-way diamond anniversary, and various edible (firearm-free) shooters were all hot topics at the ICI and ABA's conference this week in the SoCal desert...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2015 Views
Eight KPA Shops Buy Chetney's RIA
The NRP founder's latest venture, an RIA/super-OSJ aligned with LPL, will now be owned by a group of retirement plan advisory firms. Eight initial shops are in on the deal, and stay tuned for more...
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2015 - Reader Rating: 1
A $1.3B 403b-457 Win For Fido
A public school district consolidates its DC plans with the Boston Behemoth...
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2015
Big Data Cross-Pollinates at the SEC
Two top officials at the regulatory agency speak at the 2015 ICI MFIM conference in Southern California. From the sound of it, the SEC's data-gathering is only going to increase in scope and in importance. But will they share their findings with fundsters?..
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2015 Views
SSgA's Axsater Talks Financial Wellness
SSgA's executives talk financial wellness at a decadent Luncheon.....
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2015
ETF Education Key to ETF Growth
Fidelity and BlackRock research finds need for more ETF basics education among investors. ..
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2015
Cafaro Greenleaf Hires
A Red Bank, New Jersey-based KPA shop welcomes a new hire! ..
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2015
McNabb Touts Vanguard's Small Biz 401k Chops
The WSJ highlights the low-cost mutual fund titan's entry several years ago into the small end of the defined contribution business...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2015 Views
Kelleher Throws Fido's Weight Behind Getting RIAs Up to 401k Speed
A top FIWS exec unveils a new program to support RIAs who accommodate but don't yet devote themselves to the retirement plan business...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Newport's 8th Annual Advisor Conference Begins
330 industry insiders gather tonight for the open-architecture 401k RKer and non-qualified plan provider's annual conference...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2014
An Open-Arch Network Aligns With Matrix to Give B-Ds 401k Choice
John Moody seals an alliance that will connect broker-dealers with a fully-bundled, yet open-architecture, 401k product, complete with fiduciary services...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Schroders Shares Forecasts at its Media Breakfast
Schroders hosts a media event in New York and targets further U.S. growth...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Views
A $270MM 401k Sponsor Hires Its First Investment Consultant
A construction company based in Minneapolis selected Slocum from a pool of nine advisory shops...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Grosvenor Tests Out Liquid Alts Waters
The Chicago-based fund of funds giant has been discussing a mutual fund version of its product with investors and hedge funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Views
Feldmaier Brings Four More to CUNA Mutual
The CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions intermediary sales chief hires four new regional vice presidents to help meet the unique needs of the small-plan market...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - Reader Rating: 5
Sibson Swells Its Retirement Consulting Group
Shane Conlon joins the consulting shop in its New York City office. ..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2014
An Online Advice Revolutionary Teams Up With a Small-Market 401k Entrepreneur
A 401k vet with a new biz allies with a startup that offers online investment advice to all, regardless of account size...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Do Investors Grok Jumping the Style Box?
A Morningstar analyst writes on the growing trend of asset managers blurring the style box lines. In short, jumping out of the box can give you some opportunities, but don't blow it...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Views
Illustrating Income Can Boost 401k Deferrals
A Washington, D.C.-based think tank found that of those participants with an inflated sense of their monthly retirement income, a projection can beef up their deferrals. ..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Senators Fight 401k Leakage. Graff Approves.
The SEAL ACT got the thumbs up from the ASPPA chief...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - Reader Rating: 3
An M&A Shop Hires a New York Life Alum
A niche, financial services-focused shop names a new managing director...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Views
Undiscovered Funds' PMs Make Their Case to the Media
SunStar gathers seven PMs from seven shops to talk about their hot but under-the-radar mutual funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Views - Reader Rating: 5
A 457 Giant Unveils a Product for the Small Market
The new offering is targeted at small sponsors...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - Reader Rating: 3
BofA's Ulian Expands His Team
And the team has brought in big business in 2013...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Participants' Retirement Confidence is Still Low
The economic turnaround doesn't help participants' long term view...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - Reader Rating: 3
Asset Allocation Fundsters, Beware ETF Portfolios
A trade pub expects a young asset management niche to encroach on mutual funds' territory...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Views
25 Years of BlackRock
Two pubs get in the spirit with Larry Fink...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Views
Fink Reorgs
The employees will be leaving over the next few months...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Views
Cohen & Steers Launches a Real Assets Fund
The REIT fund specialist unveils a real assets fund...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2012 Views
Access Data Teams Up with Strategic Insight
The two firms promise to offer a new level of asset and net flow information to fund companies...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2012 Views - Reader Rating: 5
iShares Preps a Sovereign Screened Bond ETF
The planned product is an active ETF...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2012 Views
T-Shirts Tell a Fund Service Provider's Tale
A New York-based fund service provider unveils its new name at the ICI Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2012 Views - Reader Rating: 3
LPL Ups 401(k) Payouts
A broker-dealer raises the payout rate for its fee-based retirement plan advisors...
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2012 - Reader Rating: 2.67
The DoL Targets MEPs
A top EBSA official speaks at the ASPPA 401(k) Summit about the regulatory agency's plans...
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2012 - Reader Rating: 4
Matrix Feeds Plan Data to UBS
As part of the agreement, the wirehouse has added Matrix to its select qualified plan platform...
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2012 - Reader Rating: 2.33
Judy Diamond Launches an Online TPA Directory
The Washington, D.C.-based firm previously offered the directory only in print...
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2012 - Reader Rating: 1.75
MStar and ASPPA Honor a Chitown Team
Who won the 2012 401(k) Advisor Leadership Award?..
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2012 - Reader Rating: 1
Neuberger Stake Sale Brings $850 Million to Lehman
When completed, the transaction will yield approximately $1.5 billion in aggregate proceeds...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2012 Views
ICI Chief Blasts the SEC's Money Fund Plan
Paul Schott Stevens calls the SEC's plan 'outrageous.'..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2012 Views
A 401k IPO Enriches a Fidelity Alum
What's news in the 401k industry?..
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2010 Views
Putnam Fills a Northeast Sales Role
The Boston-based fund firm has filled a Northeast wholesaler post and is now on the hunt for a new head of the internal sales desk for its retirement unit...
401kWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2010 - Reader Rating: 2.67
Top 40 Advisor: Dave Kulchar
This Cleveland-based NRP member lands in the top 40 DC advisors for 2009 as one of the ten finalists in the small market...
401kWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2010 - Reader Rating: 3.33
Joe Mansueto Keeps it Real
Joe Mansueto leads another acquisition for Morningstar...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2010 Views
A Texas RIA Plans to Slaughter the 401k Competition
Updated | A financial planning and asset management firm creates a new unit to dive into the DC business...
401kWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2010 - Reader Rating: 2
An Online Debate Brings More BrightScope Plans to Light
Updated | The president of the DC benchmarking startup counters criticism from a top provider exec...
401kWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2010 - Reader Rating: 4.5
JPMorgan Sells Part of its Retirement Unit
The company is selling a retirement and benefits division to a consulting firm..
401kWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2010 - Reader Rating: 4
Money Funds Assets Fall While Fees Remain Low
The Journal devoted two articles to money market funds Friday, covering both fees and a recent asset drop...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2010 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Schapiro Plans to Boost Money Fund Oversight and Mutual Fund Exams
The chair of the SEC gives Congress an overview of the year ahead at the regulator...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2010 Views
Finra Slaps Foreside with a $100K Fine
The regulator has fined the Portland-based distribution service provider over its alleged failure to maintain and preserve electronic communications...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2010 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Great-West Unveils a Web Site for Retirees
The Colorado-based plan provider launches a Web site targeted toward people approaching or are already in retirement...
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009
Cerulli Sees 34,872 Plans in Play This Year
Cerulli analysts see 34,872 plans and $174 billion of assets up for grabs this year...
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009
One Teton Fund Will Swallow Another
Shareholders approve the merger of two offerings managed by the New York firm...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009 Views
Bowne Communicates a Match Cut
This firm suspended its DC contribution at the beginning of the year...
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009
401k Contributions Plateaued in 2006, EBRI Says
The industry think tank unveils new data on how much money participants put in plans...
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009 - Reader Rating: 4
First Mercantile Names Northeast Wholesaler
The MassMutual unit plans to announce more sales hires in the next few months...
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009
Newkirk Educates on Auto Features
The New York communications specialists unveil a new feature...
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009
Fido Sees Advisors Reducing Investors' Losses
The Boston Behemoth unveils new research and tries to get the word out on the importance of advisors...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009 Views
Vanguard Goes Global With a New Fund While Adding ETFs Down Under
The low-cost fund giant launches an index fund while prepping some new ETFs...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009 Views
For Target Date Funds, One Asset Manager Prefers Joining Yours to Building Its Own
One fund shop shares a different perspective on the asset allocation fund game...
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009 - Reader Rating: 3.5
Eaton Vance Tops its Publicly Traded Peers in February Growth
The Boston asset manager saw the largest organic growth among publicly traded fund firms last month, reports MarketWatch's Sam Mamudi...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Keller Rohrback Circles Two More Plan Sponsors
Another pair of company stock DC investigations pop up...
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009
Protecting 'The People's 401(k)s' Enters Obama Lingo
The flagship DC plan-type lands on the new rescue list for the new president...
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009 - Reader Rating: 5
The Supreme Court Might Push Fund Fees Down, Says the WSJ
The paper highlights the appeal the high court accepted in the Oakmark Funds fee case...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009 Views
A New York Investment Manager Taps a New Finance Chief
The New York City-based firm turns to a company insider to become CFO in May...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009 Views
Changes in Money Funds Could Bring Lower Yields
The ICI's recommendations for changes in money market funds could result in reduced yields, the Journal's Daisy Maxey reports...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 2009 Views
Morgan Stanley Earnings Fall Overall But Rise For B-D
The wirehouse at the Wall Street bank sees year-over-year margins rise. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2008
A New SPDR Zeroes in on International TIPs
SSgA launches a new inflation-protection-oriented ETF...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Views
New Principal 401k Chief Sees Continued Growth
The successor to Dan Houston at the helm of the 401k business talks about his plans for the Des Moines, Iowa-based provider...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - Reader Rating: 4.67
Brinker UMA Passes $500-Million Mark
The UMA product, which was rolled out in 2006, now has half a billion dollars of assets under management...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - Reader Rating: 3
Trust Builders: Advisors Happy to Get Participants On TRAK
The Oregon-based software specialists tout individual client advisors and their success. ..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Lobby Group Asks For a Bit More 403b Time
An industry lobby group urges the IRS to extend the deadline for the new non-profit DC plan rules. ..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Law Firm Expands B-D Practice With NASD Vet
An international law firm adds a new counsel to its financial institutions practice in New York. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - Reader Rating: 3
CCM Taps a Fourth Subadvisor for an AHA Fund
CCM Advisors has added a Pennsylvania-based firm to the roster of subadvisors for the AHA Diversified Equity Fund...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Delaplane Makes Election Predictions
If the Dems stay in power, what reforms will be on the docket for the DC industry?..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - Reader Rating: 1
Fund Track Asks: Where is the Active ETF?
The WSJ catches on to the fate of the Bear Stearns Current Yield Fund. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Views - Reader Rating: 1
Integrity Q4 Net Soars 153 Percent
The Minot, North Dakota-based company saw revenues jump 36 percent in the fourth quarter...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Views - Reader Rating: 2
Guidance Wanted
Investment Advisor says FPA wants to know and they want to know now. In an pre-emptive move in leiu of ruling from a federal appeals court in its challenge to the Merrill Lynch rule, FPA sent a formal letter to the SEC seeking to understand the differences between financial planning and fee-based brokerage services. With violations of the rule the subject of an recent article the firm presumably wants to know they are among the trespassers...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Full Speed Ahead
Figures just released for Jan./Feb. 2007 show net inflows into U.S. stock and bond mutual funds came to $53 billion in February, lifting the total for the first two months of 2007 to just less than $110 billion. Avi Nachmany of Strategic Insight tells Pensions and Investments this shows "extraordinary confidence in mutual funds”, and predicts the trend will continue on...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Lifecycle for the Echo Boomer
Schwab adds a target date fund for the generation that's only just burst into the job market. Meanwhile, the funds now feature two new subadvisors and a third lower share class. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 - Reader Rating: 5
The Ultimate in Job Security
What do you get for a job not so well done? If you happen to be the chief executive of Merrill Lynch & Co., Stanley O'Neal, the answer is a $251.4 million pay package. Investment News cites termination without "cause" or resignation for "good reason" as the pathways to payout...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 - Reader Rating: 2.33
Indie Gold?
Are major wirehouses really that interested in independent-contractor firms? Investment News says they might be. They cite two questions large wirehouses are asking themselves when deciding on whether or not to embark on a quest to aquire one; are independent broker-dealers a threat to the business of the employee broker-dealer model and should a wirehouse buy an independent firm and have various business channels? Read on to find the answer. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 - Reader Rating: 3
Fee Disclosure, Not Fee Setting, is the Answer
One reader finds "criticism of 'excessive' fees" excessive. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 - Reader Rating: 4.67
Bisys (Might) Want You to Sell Retirement Plans
The Garden State provider's top sales guru bids adieu. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 - Reader Rating: 2.67
Double Trouble
Stephen D. Gresham, senior vice president, Phoenix Asset Management, and director of retail markets distribution at Phoenix Investment Partners and Francis G. Waltman senior vice president, Asset Management product development and management have been named the winners of the Fund Marketer of the Year Award. They are delighted. Gresham and Walton earned the award with their efforts to strategically re-balance the mix of Phoenix's investment busines. They love you all...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 2.67
Jefferies Partier Finds New Gig
A former sales pro from Jefferies is proving that there is life after being thrown out of the brokerage industry. Kevin Quinn, who agreed to being barred from taking any broker-dealer or mutual fund gigs as part of a settlement of allegations that he provided inappropriate gifts to Fidelity traders, has opened his own hedge fund. Boston-based Cottage Capital will provide secured loans to small companies, reports the New York Post. There is no word on whether he will hire dwarves (or toss them)...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 - Reader Rating: 3
ING BDs Swap Presidents
ING is moving around the top executives in its brokerage units, moving Valerie Brown from president of ING Advisors Network Inc. executive vice president of wealth management and annuities at ING U.S. Financial Services of Atlanta, reports InvestmentNews. Randall Ciccati, until now president of PrimeVest Financial Services, will take over as head of the 8,800 reps at ING Advisors Network. Catherine Bonneau, PrimeVest's chief operating officer will replace Ciccati...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 - Reader Rating: 2.75
K Street Demise Lets ICI Obtain a Hart
The Republican's loss of the Senate was good news for James Hart, the new chief of the ICI's political action committee (or PAC to Washington insiders), reports Bloomberg. The ICI was free to hire Hart, a Democrat, after the Republican's "K Street Project" crumbled along GOP's control of Congress. The ICI, some may recall, was one of the initial targets of the K Street gang when it was pressured to fire Julie Domenick (she held out for a year)...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
A Legg Up? Or, Built to Win
Now that Legg Mason is a fund firm -- and is out of the brokerage business -- not even all of its employees know what it is doing. To rectify the situation, the WSJ reports [subscription needed] that Legg Mason is preparing a corporate branding campaign. All counted, it plans to spend $4 million on the four month campaign from created by Gardner Nelson & Partners of New York. The tagline -- "Independently impressive. Together, extraordinary" -- is intended to bring Western Asset, Clearbridge Advisors, Legg Mason Capital Management, Brandywine Global, Royce & Associates, Permal and Batterymarch under the same umbrella (so to speak and no, the Citi umbrella was not part of the trade)...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Going in a New Direxion
Direxion hires Andy O'Rourke as Vice Pres. and Marketing Director. In his new capacity Mr. O’Rourke will work on building brand and product awareness. Previously, Mr. O'Rourke migrated to Direxion he was Director of Distribution Marketing for MassMutual’s Retirement Services division...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Target: 2050
Schwab has decided it's never too early to start saving for retirement.They have added a 2050 fund to the current suite of target date funds, currently tied to the dates 2010, 2020, 2030, 2040. The 2050 fund is designed for people who are just entering the workforce, making it easy for them to understand the art of investing...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Watchdog Version 2.0
NASD has launched an redesigned version of BrokerCheck, expanding the amount of information about individual brokers and securities firms available to investors and offering a user-friendly experience as well. The improved service means that investors will now be able to access a company's disclosure report within seconds. Also, the service provide and educational componet that puts said disclosure report in context when evaluating brokers...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 - Reader Rating: 2.33
The Axford Feeling is Officially Mutual
A Bay State provider confirms the hiring of its new key account head. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007
Fresh Inspiration
MassMutual Financial Group is taking an active approach to getting consumers, a new advertising campaign. Christened "Front of the Mind," the campaign centrs around examples of problems consumers may have and how MassMutual can lift them beyond them to the next step. The message that MassMutal wants to shout from the rooftops is "tell us your needs, tell us your goals and we'll help you get there". How Sweet...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 2.67
A Timeless Struggle
Index or Actively Managed funds, which one is better? This is the question that Chuck Jaffe tackles in his column for yesterday's MarketWatch. Chuck comes up doesn't quite come up with a conclusion so much as another question, "Which can you stick with when the going gets rough?"..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Lincoln Makes Exodus to the Suburbs
Lincoln Financial Group is moving up and out in Philidelphia, but not that far away. The new offices of the company are just across the city line in Radnor, Pa. The Philidelphia Business Journal cites growth as the reason the company is seeking greener pastures. Lincoln plans to keep some presence in the city in the form of their corporate office at Centre Square at 15th and Market streets...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
It's Catch Up Time for Janus
It's better to be late to the party than to never come at all, at least if you're Janus. Data aggregation which allows its customers to download account information into personal finance software, has been in use by the other heavy-hitters in the fund industry for some time. Ignites says the benefits of this service saving time and improving recordkeeping accuracy as well as greater efficiency at tax time...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
The New York AG's Ax Still Hangs Over Morningstar
The Windy City firm may face action from the DoL, but the SEC has thrown in the investigatory towel. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 - Reader Rating: 5
New England Benefits Firm Grows
A Guardian Life vet makes a bee line for the Pine Tree line. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 - Reader Rating: 5
ETFcetera
Everyone's talking about ETF's, Ignites, Page One of the Saturday WSJ, and Today's WSJ Fundtrack are all talking ETFs. First up Ignites reports that fund companies all want to get in on the ETF market , with around 300 applications pending at the SEC. The front page of Saturday's WSJ features and article warning of the gap between the NAV and the price of ETFs on turbulent trading days. Finally, today's Fundtrack tells of the the exponential ETF growth, but warns that the new funds hold only a $18 billion dollar stake of a $431 billion market...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
What it Takes to Win
Want to beat the S&P 500 by leaps and bounds? MarketWatch is putting a bet on leveraged funds to achieve this. The two strategies outlined to make this possible are: invest in the Rydex Nova Fund, this fund'objective is to earn 150% of the S&P 500's daily return and the investment of half your portfolio in a ProShares Ultra S&P 500 ETF, this way, half your money will earn the same as a typical S&P 500 fund. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 2.67
Attack of the Subprime Lenders
Mutual Funds are not going to get through the subprime lending crisis completely unscathed says Investment News.Although most funds do not have the majority of their holdings in subprime lenders some like New Century Financial Corp, the $132 million AssetMark Small/Mid Cap Value Fund, have higher than normal concentrations. If you haven't heard enough yet today's Investing column in USA Today is saying the same thing...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Transamerica on Bush Savings Proposal
Reaction to proposed LSA, RSA and ERSA from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies...
401kWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2004 - Reader Rating: 4.83
Columbia Execs Not Returning
Administrative leave turns into permanent departure for three top executives at Columbia Management Group...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2004 Views
NASD Investigates 529 Sales
The NASD is investigating six big securities firms...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2004 - Reader Rating: 4
Implementing Investment Advice
A Merrill Lynch director of DC services shares some tips and lessons learned...
401kWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2004 - Reader Rating: 3.5
Good Year For MetLife Stable Value
MetLife announced that its stable value business continued to grow during 2003...
401kWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2004 - Reader Rating: 4
New Program Targets Trading Exceptions
A new module for management firms worried about market timers will automatically detect trading exceptions...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2004 Views
Brokers Have to Know Thier Clients
Industry groups issue a joint statement on coordination between broker-dealers and investment advisers in complying with rules under the USA Patriot Act...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2004 Views
Breakpoint Tool Sales Increase
At least one firm is profiting from the NASD breakpoint refund mandate. NewRiver announces two new clients...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 2004 Views - Reader Rating: 2.33
Schwab Sells Brokerage Stake to Waterhouse
The deal ends its foray into non-dollar-based brokerage services in Europe...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2003 Views
Funds Face PCAOB Levy
Fund firms will see part of the bill for cleaning up the account scandals of corporate America...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2003 Views - Reader Rating: 2.33
Texas TPA Quite Comfy in Niche
This regional provider is pleased with the TPA fee-based approach and the ability of his firm to differentiate itself...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2003 - Reader Rating: 5
UBOC Rolls Out DB Plan Service
The new program outfits employees with comprehensive daily information about pension benefits...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2003
GIS Taps Marketing Firm
The maker of fund accounting software has new help for a planned marketing push...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2003 Views
NASD Begins Assessment Phase
Broker-dealers have until May 15 to complete their work. NASD warns effort required may be substantial...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2003 Views - Reader Rating: 2
Manufacturer Taps Fido as Bundled Provider
The Kentucky-based supplier closes the search spurred by the planned exit of its incumbent provider...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2003 - Reader Rating: 2.5
American Century Allies for Rollover Service
The firm partners with a Web Advisor to target the growing number of participants looking to rollover their 401k accounts...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2003
CDC Ixis to Close Three
The firm plans to liquidate a trio of funds that have failed to gather significant assets...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2003 Views
Tech Vendor Rolls Out Rollover Solutions
The new product targets the financial services industry and plan participants...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, March 19, 2003 - Reader Rating: 3
Trading Through a Blackout
Vanguard has created a way for participants to trade stock during a conversion of its newly won $8 billion plan...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2002 - Reader Rating: 3
MassMutual Adds TPA Pro
The firm lands a former Morgan Stanley executive to boost TPA alliance distribution. ..
401kWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2002 - Reader Rating: 3
FreeErisa Adds Vendor Info
The free service provides a look at who has the business in the defined contribution arena...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2002 - Reader Rating: 3
Long-Term Investors Stay the Course
Despite a bumpy road, investors in it for the long haul did not change their investing style much...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2002 Views - Reader Rating: 3
The Tax Man
State Street helps its clients navigate the 1040...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2002 Views - Reader Rating: 3
TD Waterhouse Notches Up Web Functions
The fund firm has made improvements to its online services...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2002 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Not Making the Grade
Switcheroo at Invesco ... Russell Hires for Real Estate ... McCormick is Back...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2002 - Reader Rating: 3
Not Making the Grade
Switcheroo at Invesco ... Russell Hires for Real Estate ... McCormick is Back...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, March 19, 2002 Views - Reader Rating: 3
PennRock Goes National
Acquisition adds twists to holding company's offerings...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
PennRock Goes National
Acquisition adds twists to holding company's offerings...
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
AERS Pops in New CD for Reps
Minnesotans beef up RFP tool...
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Forecasted Start-Up
Wasatch Pulls Reins on Core Growth ... Forecasted Start-Up ... BGI Does It Again..
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Forecasted Start-Up
Wasatch Pulls Reins on Core Growth ... Forecasted Start-Up ... BGI Does It Again..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
401Konnect Nabs New Account
Major Commonwealth insurer signs on board for Web services...
401kWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
S&P Rehashes for New Focus
Revamped strategy is intended to net more customers...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Fremont Targets Advisors
The firm is moving beyond its pension market roots to tap into the advisor market. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, March 19, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Week of March 19, 1999
RFP Roundup

The Weekly Roundup is a regular column examining the RFPs that appeared on our pages and the pages of other publications this week...
401kWire.com - Friday, March 19, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Moving up the Block at State Street's Global Investor Services
State Street Corp. has promoted two key executives at its Global Investor Services division...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
American Funds Reevaluates 401k Admin Relationships
The LA-based fund company has started spring cleaning by tidying its retirement plan recordkeeping and TPA relationships. Its list of partners is expected to be cut from more than one hundred to a handful...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Shake Up in LA for TPAs
American Funds Distributors is rationalizing its relationships with recordkeepers and third-party administrators. The Los Angeles-based fund company is evaluating its relationships with the more than 100 TPA's and recordkeepers that it uses for its 401(k) business. However, a spokesperson for Capital Research & Management (the investment management arm of the company) said that these changes will not effect its primary relations with BISYS Plan Services. BISYS is the largest recordkeeper used by American Funds and accounts for about 15% of its business...
401kWire.com - Friday, March 19, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Morgan Stanley Taps Biggs for New International Fund
Morgan Stanley plans to launch an new international fund, emphasizing country, sector selection, and local market indices and co-managed by its fund star...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Alliance Raises Capital for Two European-Focused Funds
Alliance Capital has completed a one-month offering period, raising $15 million dollars, for two pan-European funds for offshore investors--the ACM Global Investments (ACMGI)-European Growth Portfolio and the ACM Global Investments-European Income Opportunities Portfolio...
401kWire.com - Friday, March 19, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Odd Lots, March 19, 1999
Chase Merrill Lynch? ... How a new manager turned around Fidelity Fifty ... Market-neutral funds are not paying, says the WSJ. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, March 19, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Energetic Solutions Taps J.P. Morgan/American Century
Dallas, TX-based Energetic Solutions, Inc. has chosen J.P. Morgan American Century Retirement Plan Services to be the bundled provider for its $23 million defined contribution plan. The vendor will be providing the company with recordkeeping, communications, and investment services. ..
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
J.P. Morgan/American Century Takes a Walk on the Public Side
J.P. Morgan/American Century is currently exploring whether or not to focus on the public side of defined contribution market, Jay Slusher, regional sales director at J.P. Morgan/American Century, told the 401kWire. "457 plans have really been dominated by the insurance companies. We on the mutual fund side can offer municipalities the same quality of service with lower fees," Slusher noted. ..
401kWire.com - Thursday, March 19, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
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