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Schwab Adds 5,000 Participants
The brokerage giant's retirement plan business has expanded by five percent year-over-year..
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2018
New Research Highlights the DC Gap
The contribution gap varies by income level, but even the highest earners aren't saving enough in their defined contribution plans on average, according to new research from a big DC I-O firm...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2018
Armed With a Patent, a Tar Heel Team Analyzes Plans
An investment advisory firm launches a new investment due diligence tool for 401(k)s and 403(b)s. ..
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2018
The Case for Financial Wellness, Quantified
A study on the importance of financial wellness quantifies its importance. ..
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2018
Advisors Have a Discernible Impact on 403b Outcomes
A new study looks at the effect of professional financial advice on retirement outcomes in the K-12 market...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2018
Larry Fink and a Tech Titan Team Up On Retirement Income
The world's largest asset management and a software giant are working together on a new platform tied to new DC I-O products...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2018
403b Changes Spread Faster Upmarket
In response to recent litigation and advisor recommendations, plan sponsors have implemented changes. ..
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2018
Voya Wins a $21.6B Plan
The switch is scheduled for the second half of next year. ..
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2018 - Reader Rating: 5
A Quant Trading Firm Buys Into a Liquid Alts Shop
The two shops are on different floors of the same midtown Manhattan building...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2018
Under Its First CMO, PGIM Investments Will Take a More Customized, Targeted Approach
Last month Prudential's retail asset management unit hired its first chief marketing officer. Stay tuned for changes...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2017 Views - Reader Rating: 5
RayJay Welcomes a North Carolina Team
The new recruits include at least one KPA and work with about $800 million in client assets...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2017
Another Utah KPA Switches to Resources and Triad
An advisory shop near Salt Lake City switches B-Ds and aligns with an OSJ/RIA...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2017
Valic Hires a West Coast Lincoln Alum
The new hire will cover Arizona, Southern California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2017
Nevermind Passive. Are Tech Giants Coming For Your Biz?
Time for fundsters, like people in countless other industries, to again freak out about the possibility that titans like Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, or Facebook might try to dive into asset and wealth management...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2017 Views
This Is Your Brain On Fiduciary
An industry fiduciary guru is organizing new research, and he's looking for allies and test subjects...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2017 - Reader Rating: 5
FTSE Russell Hires an ETF Distro Vet
The LSE's indexing arm brings on board a mutual fund and ETF industry distribution veteran to work with RIAs and FAs...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Views
Pentegra Hires a Regional Director
Jason Miller joined the White Plains, New York-based firm this month. ..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - Reader Rating: 5
Mutual Fund Milestones - December 14, 2016
A round-up of the mutual fund industry's latest accomplishments! ..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Views
NAPA Releases its 2016 List of Top Women Advisors
Who runs the world? Girls!..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Survey Shows Fiduciary Uncertainty Among 403b Plan Sponsors
PSCA's recent 403b Snapshot Survey revealed the level of fiduciary awareness among plan sponsors in the space. ..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Follow the Fundsters - December 14, 2016
Hirings, firings and the like!..
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Views
Fiduciary Rule: When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade
Given the outcome of the latest presidential election, there is a lot of talk around the town about whether the fiduciary rule will be given a green light or a red stop sign. ..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - Reader Rating: 5
An AB Alum is Tapped to Head DC I-O Efforts
Craig Lombardi left Alliance Bernstein in February and was named to fill the same position with another firm this month. ..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Voya's CEO is Named to JA Board
Rodney Martin Jr. has been appointed to the board of Junior Achievement USA. ..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
2016's Fastest Growing ETF Shop Is ...
ETF.com gives an update on the ETF industry horse race...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Views
TCRS Finds Big Stat Gaps in Groups' Retirement Readiness
The 17th annual version of the survey reveals large disparities based on demographics, income levels, and employer sizes. ..
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Wells Fargo's Cohen Hires an RIA Wholesaler in Cali
The bank's asset management arm's DC I-O and RIA sales chief brings on a Neuberger alum to fill a fifth field position...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2015 Views
An NY RKer Welcomes a PA Wholesaler
This New York recordkeeper brings on a new regional sales director...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2015
An ETF Entrepreneur Ponders Third-Party Distro and Supporting Other ETF Entrants
Meanwhile, the SoCal shop is prepping three more ETFs of its own...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2015 Views
This $5.3B Government Plan Chooses A New RKer
This $5.3 billion government savings plan has chosen a new service provider...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2015 - Reader Rating: 5
BNY Mellon Retirement Welcomes You To Planet DC
BNY Mellon's retirement division targets plan sponsors and 401(k) plan advisors (KPAs) with its latest offering. ..
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2015
After Barring a Fund's Exit, a Veteran CEO Exits
Last week a mutual fund shop began shutting down a $789-million mutual fund and barred the gates to liquidate. Now that shop's chief is out...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2015 Views
Passed Utah Bar? Help Launch a Mutual Fund
A noted former angel and hedge fundster seeks to break into the '40 Act...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2012 Views
Millennials Need Help Saving for 401ks
Study shows one simple technical feature spurs investing...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2012
An Academic Calls for a British Invasion ... In Retirement Savings
MarketWatch picks up on a proposal to create a national, mandatory DC system alongside Social Security...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2012 - Reader Rating: 1
A PowerShares ETF Wins an Industry Award
It was awarded earlier this month...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2012 Views
BNY Promotes Three
Two handle investment services, including firm's Pershing subsidiary...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2012 Views
A Custodian Unveils New ETF Goodies
The new tools and portal will look to boost fund servicing...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2012 Views
For Plan Advisors, Experience and Low Fees Are Just Table Stakes
A DC I-O helps retirement plan intermediaries understand what gets you in the door and what seals the deal when it comes to winning plans...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2012 - Reader Rating: 3.67
Could the Volcker Rule Hurt Mutual Funds?
The ICI's president thinks it could...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2012 Views
BlackRock Pushes Its Own Plan for MMF Reform
And it is not exactly what Mary Schapiro has proposed...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2012 Views
Bill Gross Weighs In on Fiscal Cliff
The bond wizard talks politics on Bloomberg TV...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2012 Views
Invesco Unveils a Premium Income Fund
The fund will allocate assets across multiple income-producing asset classes and strategies...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Views
InvestmentNews Hires a Mutual Fund Trade Reporter
The advisor-focused magazine brings on a successor to Jessica Toonkel...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Diversified Gives Participants a Retirement Forecast
It's cloudy with a chance of meatballs for Diversified's participants...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - Reader Rating: 1
Judge Oks Lehman's Neuberger Stake Sale
Neuberger Berman will purchase the remaining stake held by Lehman Brothers...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Views
A DC I-O Firm Takes Advisors to School
A Midwestern mutual fund firm unveils a new education and business development program for retirement plan advisors...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - Reader Rating: 5
Great-West Boosts its Government Team
The plan provider has hired a former consultant and a wholesaler to boost it government plans unit...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Bigelow Steeps a New Plan
The plan provider is touting its latest plan win today...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011
DoL OKs Participant Disclosures Via Websites
The regulatory agency clarifies that continuous access websites are a legit way to satisfy the new regs...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011
AUL Names a New President
The executive will also head McCready and Keene...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Rekon Captures a 401k Exec
He will help the firm's new events unit do private label events for b-ds and plan providers...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - Reader Rating: 1.2
A Reuters Analyst Wonders if ETFs are in Trouble
If they are, new regulations may hit "regular" mutual funds harder than ETFs writes Glow...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Views
The Doctor is Out: OppFunds Replaces Freud
The New York City-based fund firm taps a new PM for its Oppenheimer Quest International Value Fund...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Views
J.P. Morgan Ups its Sales and Marketing Budget
The bank-owned mutual fund firm is leveraging its success at keeping things simple and winning over advisors...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Stock Analysts and Shareholders Watch for a Turnaround in Hasentab's Fund
The worm may be turning with investors in one of the top selling bond mutual funds that is now seeing its first outflows in three years...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Views
Hancock's 401k Biz Benefits from Manulife's Refocusing
Good news for Katherine MacMillan and her team at Hancock RPS: Manulife is increasing its focus on the 401k business...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - Reader Rating: 3
Why You Should Care About the Latest Chatter on Bay Street
Fundsters competing with Hancock Funds should pay attention to the latest buzz coming out of Canada...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Views
Mercer and Pru Alums Join Gallagher
Mike DiCenso expands the retirement sales and relationship management teams...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - Reader Rating: 3.56
DC I-O Players Need 'Multi-Pronged Strategies,' Says FRC
FRC releases a new report on the future of the DC I-O business...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - Reader Rating: 2
A Fund Vendor Trumpets the Growth in its Mutual Fund Biz
The North Carolina-based company says the mutual fund tally on its platform more than tripled in 2010...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Views
Putnam Wins Props For its Own Plan
The mutual fund firm and provider gains recognition from an organization in the Northeast...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - Reader Rating: 1.5
5,000 Participants Say Goodbye to Schwab
The brokerage giant unveils numbers for November...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - Reader Rating: 2.75
iShares Bigwigs Become Bloggers
iShares has entered the blogosphere...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Views
Aston Takes to the Road
The Chicago fund shop plans to launch a pair of mutual funds on or about December 31...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Views - Reader Rating: 4
Guardian Beefs Up its Investment Menu
The New York-based insurer expands the range of investment options in its retirement products...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - Reader Rating: 1
A Mutual Fund Tracker Changes Hands
The pricing was not made public...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Views
PMs from Janus, Oakmark and OppFunds Win Praise From MStar
The mutual fund ratings firm also nominated PMs from Tweedy Browne and Wintergreen for international-stock manager of the year...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Views
How Do You Pick the Best 401k Plans?
A Southern California data specialist unveils a new list...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Renewable Energy Disappoints Fundsters
The WSJ profiles changes in a niche mutual fund sector...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Views
Fidelity Dominates a New Top 401k Plan List
BrightScope offers up its picks for the best 401k plans of the year...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - Reader Rating: 4.25
An Investing Legend Dies
The value investing guru died of a heart attack on Sunday...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views
Another Retirement Income Exec Departs MassMutual
The exec is leaving on Friday, the latest in a string of retirement income executive departures at MassMutual...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 - Reader Rating: 4
Advisors Say Those Using Asset-Based Fees Are 'Looking to Be Replaced'
DC-focused intermediaries gather and swap ideas at the DCPI conference hosted by 401kExchange and Boston Research Group...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 - Reader Rating: 4
$117 Million Sale Caps Months of Drama at Highbury
The twists and turns at Highbury over the past months culminated in a $117 million deal over the weekend...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Dimensional Prepares to 'Transition Management and Ownership'
The co-founder and chief of the niche index-based mutual fund firm talks about the ascension of the new co-CEO alongside him...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views - Reader Rating: 5
AFBA's Morrison Discusses the FBR Deal
Bob Morrison, president and CIO of AFBA 5Star Funds, discusses the merger with FBR announced on Monday, and what plans are in store for the firm come February...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views - Reader Rating: 5
T. Rowe Taps a Replacement for Treasury-Bound Miller
The Baltimore fund firm taps one of its own to replace Mary Miller, who in October was nominated by President Obama for a Treasury job...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views
A New England TPA Buys a 150-Plan Book
A Massachusetts firm does a DC deal close to home...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 - Reader Rating: 2
Calamos Hits the Street For More Back-Office Servicing
The Illinois-based mutual fund firm reveals plans to consolidate all of its custody, fund administration and securities lending services for its mutual funds in State Street's hands...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views
Schwab Gains Assets and Participants
Charles Schwab's monthly numbers for November show that the company's retirement business is booming..
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 - Reader Rating: 4
A Plan Provider Offers Non-Profits and Schools a Passport to 403bs and 457s
A West Coast insurance company launches a new variable annuity offering, ahead of its planned IPO...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009
Great-West Drops Out of a DC Race
Great-West has taken its name out of the running for a national DC plan administration contract...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 - Reader Rating: 1.5
Gundlach Forms His Own Firm
Two weeks after his ouster from TCW, Jeff Gunlach unveils his new company, which includes more than 30 ex-TCW staffers...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views
Sold! Highbury Finds a Home
Highbury Financial appears to have found its white knight. After battling a dissenting, activist shareholder, Highbury's management team has pulled the trigger on a deal .....
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views
FBR Makes a 5Star Acquisition
One fund firm will swallow another...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views
American Century, TCW and Two Niche Funds Land on Jaffe's Naughty List
Who's getting lumps of coal in the mutual fund industry this year. Despite strong market returns, the fund columnist still finds plenty to attack...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views
Morningstar Makes a Logical Purchase
Morningstar is shelling out $51.5 million to own the data and analytics provider...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views
Fido Sacks Four Employees Over Fantasy Football
Fantasy football cost four Fidelity workers their jobs...
MutualFundWire.com - Monday, December 14, 2009 Views - Reader Rating: 5
Thain Plays the Role of Grinch at Merrill
It's not going to be such a merry Christmas at Merrill...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2007 - Reader Rating: 3
Big Apple Retirement Producer Switches Wirehouses
A broker specializing in DC plans moves over to a new BD. ..
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2007 - Reader Rating: 5
Mutual of Omaha Taps QDIA Provider
The Nebraska-based insurer's retirement unit will offer a Southern firm's managed account product as a QDIA option to its clients...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2007
401k Participants: Buyer Beware
An advisor examines the implications of the law suits that have captured the attention of the DC industry...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2007
Back Office Job Fair
This week we take a look at jobs at firms that provide back office services to fund companies...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 4
FINRA Makes Expungment a Hard Sell
FINRA has just made it harder for arbitrators to expunge records...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2007 - Reader Rating: 2.33
SEI Searches for a New CIO
Karl Dasher has resigned from his position of executive vice president and chief investments officer at SEI Investments...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 2.33
Could a Sale of Smith Barney be the Answer to Citi's Woes?
Citigroup's current capital situation may require some drastic action...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2007 - Reader Rating: 3
Morningstar Makes a List of Fund Industry Surprises, Checks it Twice
Morningstar's Greg Carlson has chosen the nine things that happened in the fund industry that surprised him most...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 3
China Investment Corp. is on the Hunt for External Money Managers
China Investment Corp. has launched a search for external money managers...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2007 Views - Reader Rating: 2.33
DailyAccess Makes an Institutional Sales Push
The Mobile, Alabama-based firm has tapped BenefitStreet alums for its new institutional sales team...
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2007 - Reader Rating: 5
Keller Rohrback Has Four Providers in its Sights
The Seattle-based law firm is close to filing fee suits against four providers...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2006
CRS Moves Quickly to Replace Orszag
The Washington think take names a replacement for Peter Orszag after Senate Dems and the White House select him as the next OMB head...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2006
The AIG Lawsuit Show Must Go On
A federal judge denies a motion to dismiss and sets the next court date. ..
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2006
1Points to the Street
The jailed former president of a defunct TPA won't have a home to come back to when he gets out...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2006
Schlichter Takes On The Boston Behemoth
Jerome Schlichter & Co. are not endearing themselves to the 401(k) industry as the Midwestern law firm's latest case takes aim at the industry's heart...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2006 - Reader Rating: 5
Engineering Sponsor Indicted For Embezzlement
The former owner of the now-defunct firm could face up to 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. ..
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2006
EBRI: More Workers Rolling Over Lump-Sum Distributions
For years industry insiders have lamented the large proportion of 401k participants who take lump sums. That behavior may be starting to change...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2005 - Reader Rating: 3.5
Bear Stearns Trains Sights On Small Firms
The financial giant may be better known all Wall Street than Main Street, but that is not stopping it from trying...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2005
Proskauer Returns to New Orleans
Proskauer Rose is reopening its New Orleans office. The law firm closed the office when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in August...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2005
CalPERS Will Issue 457 RFP
The current contract on the state 457 plan runs out at the end of June...
401kWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2005
Fewer Funds Cutting Fees, But Trend Still Strong
Fund firms continued to cut fees in 2005, though at a slower rate than last year. Research from Lipper Inc. shows that some 700 funds reduced their fees so far this year. Though short of 2004, when 850 funds cut fees, that number is nearly three times the number of funds that cut fees as recently as 2003 when 239 did so, according to the fund tracker...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2005 Views
WSJ Recommends Fund-Related Web Sites
As the Web matures sites that help fund investors track the industry continue to appear. The issue for investors is finding the ones that are most helpful...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2005 Views
Bramwell's Fund Run Ending
It looks like Elizabeth Bramwell’s decade long stint as a fund entrepreneur is about to end. Tuesday, National Life affiliate Sentinel Asset Management said that it has come to terms on a preliminary agreement to buy New York City-based Bramwell Capital Management. A final deal for the advisor to two funds with $260 million of assets is expected in the first quarter of 2006...
MutualFundWire.com - Wednesday, December 14, 2005 Views
529s Look Evergreen
State Street’s exit out of the 529 business, while cautionary, doesn’t make sense for all money managers...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004 Views
Cohen & Steers Eyes New Digs, New Opportunities
The New York REIT manager looks to expand business in more ways than one...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004 Views
Wells Fargo Lands Cross Sell
Good tidings for Wells Fargo...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004 - Reader Rating: 1
AERS Adds to Ed Meetings
American Express Retirement gets more personal with its retirement education meetings...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004
Merck Suits Proliferate
At least 10 class action cases have been filed against Merck in the wake of its Vioxx troubles...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004
Harrigan Gone for Good
Sean Harrigan will not be returning to the CalPERS board. The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday the California legislature voted another term for Mike Quevedo Jr. rather than replace him with the former CalPERS chairman. ..
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004
Advice Firm Hires HR Veteran
Advice provider LTSave has tapped a human resources services veteran to head sales...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004
Schwab Investors Favor Growth
Domestic and international growth funds were popular with Schwab investors, raking in a combined $1.8 billion in November...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004 Views
Alger Hires Whitehall Manager
Fred Alger Management has hired John Curry to manage its Money Market Fund, Castle Convertible Fund, and the fixed income portions of its Balanced Funds. Curry, who joins Alger as a vice president and portfolio manager, leaves a position at vice president at Janney Montgomery Scott and portfolio manager of Whitehall Asset Management...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004 Views
Newkirk Statement Encourages E-Delivery
A new product from Newkirk was designed with lowering costs in mind...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004 - Reader Rating: 5
Wachovia Changes Pay Plan
Wachovia Securities is changing out it pays its 6,000 brokers, and the changes may throw a monkey wrench in fund distribution. The wirehouse, formerly known as Prudential Securities, is making the changes to encourage brokers to use its wrap account program rather than rely on trading commissions...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004 Views
Politics at the SEC
Has the SEC gone too far with its post-Enron reforms? Some business groups with chits to cash in from the November election think so and they want the head of SEC Chairman William Donaldson as a result reports the Wall Street Journal. If Donaldson were to leave the SEC soon the change could have significant effect on fund industry regulation...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 2004 Views
Enron Cases Slam Pair of Fund Firms
Alliance Capital and Northern Trust wake up to lawsuits. Does this mark a new era for the industry?..
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
One Group Execs Move Up
The head of the Banc One fund arm gets a promotion. Also in line for a promotion is the national sales manager...
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Pan-American Taps Five Fund Firms
The insurer is readying a new universal life product featuring five fund firms. Look for more to be added. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2001 Views - Reader Rating: 3
Enron Explains its 401k
The plan sponsor is taking its case to the media. It explains it did nothing other sponsors are not also doing. That may be just the problem. ..
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
Enron Spurs House Legislation
The Deutsch-Green company stock bill is likely to be the first but not the last. ..
401kWire.com - Friday, December 14, 2001 - Reader Rating: 3
December 14, 2000
Schwab Imposes Freeze ... Vanguard's Sauter Objects to Nasdaq Plan ... Fidelity Cuts Tech ... Dreyfus Likes Bonds ... Expert Panel Gives Fund Picks ... Evergreen Capital Growth...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
SEC Dismisses S&P Request
The SEC has denied S&P its request to hold up approval of Vanguard's Vipers...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
TIAA-CREF Puts New Brand in the Fire
Shout it to the rooftops! Well, some rooftops. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2000 Views - Reader Rating: 3
St Nicholas Visits Hancock?
Fourth sub-advisor brings off-shore know-how. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
AERS Expands Consultant Efforts
The bundled manager has tapped a former Watson Wyatt exec to lead a new charge at defined contribution consultants...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
Click For Answers
UPI and TD Waterhouse are rolling out an innovative new effort to reach small business through CNNfn.com...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
Is e401k A Threat?
A new study calls the Web-enabled 401k plan model the next disruptive defined contribution technology...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
Se Habla Espanol
State Street Research rolls out Spanish language materials for an estimated 35 percent of its participant base...
401kWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
Scudder Weisel Builds Out
The firm is seeking marketers and sales people. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
Lincoln Shifts Distribution Strategy
One marketer joins in, another departs; the company looks at consumers instead of products. ..
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2000 - Reader Rating: 3
December 14, 2000
Schwab Imposes Freeze ... Vanguard's Sauter Objects to Nasdaq Plan ... Europeans Use Beauty to Sell Funds ... Fidelity Cuts Tech Again ... Dreyfus Likes Bonds ... Asians Still Warming to Value ... Expert Panel Gives Fund Picks ... Evergree Capital Growth...
MutualFundWire.com - Thursday, December 14, 2000 Views - Reader Rating: 3
InvestmentWires, Inc. Subscription Agreement
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MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Bathon to Funds -- "Take Marketing 101"
The IIR's 3rd annual Mutual Fund Distribution conference underlined the growing concentration of sales and distribution, as well as the need for value-added marketing of funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Chemical Company Brews Up New Provider
Overland Park, Kansas-based IMC Chemicals, a unit of IMC Global (NYSE: IGL) has changed its 401(k) provider to J.P Morgan/American Century, a spokesperson with the firm told the 401kWire.com. The plan has 850 participants and $65 million in assets under management...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Last Select List of 1999 Released
S&P has released the last Select Funds list of the year, this one consists of 17 large-cap blend funds...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
Odd Lots, December 14, 1999
SEC causes quandry ... How's your resume? ... Amerindo has top 1999 fund ... JAM raises $150...
MutualFundWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
New Online Small Plan Product
It never rains, but it pours. It used to be that it was extremely difficult for small companies to get 401(k) plans, much less 401(k) plans that offered comparable services to what the larger companies could pay for. All that is changing now thanks to the Internet. The information superhighway is helping vendors provide services to smaller plans at a fraction of the former cost...
401kWire.com - Tuesday, December 14, 1999 - Reader Rating: 3
MassMutual to Launch New Education Tools
The Internet continues to grow in importance for 401(k) plans. Initially, it was the means by which participants could access their individual data. Now, some vendors are using the Internet not only to deliver that data but to customize it for educational purposes as well...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
BB&T Readies Systems for the Web
Winston-Salem, North Carolina-located Branch Bank and Trust (NYSE: BBK) (BB&T) has chosen OmniWeb and OmniPhone from Pyramid Digital Solutions to upgrade its 401(k) recordkeeping systems, David Shah, president of Pyramid, told the 401kWire.com...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
Monarch Machine Restructures DB Plan to Attract Quality Employees
Dayton, Ohio-headquartered The Monarch Machine Tool Company (NYSE: MMO) has made a number of changes to its defined benefit plan including terminating the plan for salaried and non-bargaining hourly employees and moving them to their assets to the sponsor's 401(k) plan. The plan currently has 580 participants and close to $10 million in assets...
401kWire.com - Monday, December 14, 1998 - Reader Rating: 3
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