Articles tagged "Bo Lu"


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The odd and open courtship between the SEC and robo-advisors plays out again -- this time at an SEC-hosted webcast panel in Washington, D.C.

Mary Jo White introduced a forum with representatives from FutureAdvisor, Betterment and Personal Capital who mostly just nodded in assent at each other

November 15, 2016 — 10:22 PM UTC

Asset managers at Morningstar's ETF event, facing an in RIA-in-charge future, show mettle

The Chicago event connected traders, index providers, issuers, marketers, PR, distributors -- and a knee-capped Liz Ann Sonders -- all trying to find footing in an everything-up-for-grabs playing field

September 15, 2016 — 6:44 PM UTC

The inverted reverence dynamic at The In|Vest event and why Bill Crager is so over it

Tomorrow is here: Wirehouse execs and IBM types play groupies as robo-founders leaned back in their chairs

June 23, 2016 — 6:19 PM UTC

The ironic reason robo-advisors aren't gorging on assets -- a determination to dictate bloodlessly to millennials

Whether you're talking B2B or B2C, the eRIA robo-advisor website personae are dull, disconnected and trying too hard to act grown-up

March 15, 2016 — 9:31 PM UTC

Why BlackRock's purchase of FutureAdvisor for $152 million could be a deal of destiny

FutureAdvisor will nestle into BlackRock's risk management unit armed with iShares while Wealthfront and Schwab favor Vanguard ETFs

September 2, 2015 — 7:52 PM UTC

Consumer Reports names Betterment in top five for customer service with USAA, Schwab, Vanguard and T. Rowe Price

The recognition flies in the face of a bias against that says robos can't hold hands with their bony robot fingers

August 14, 2015 — 8:05 PM UTC

An insider reveals turbo-contents of the In|Vest conference in New York, a summit of VCs, robo-founders and big banks

SigFig's Mike Sha talked Bank of the West, Motif's Hardeep called start-ups 'features' and the five-year number jumped to $2 trillion

June 22, 2015 — 4:02 PM UTC

FutureAdvisor responds to Schwab's market entry with a truly free offer and big backing from Fidelity and TD Ameritrade

The San Francisco-based RIA is automating parents' investments into 529s, Coverdell ESAs, UTMAs or UGMA for tax-free savings, no paperwork

May 5, 2015 — 5:07 PM UTC

Wealthfront throws engineering at its large-account 'problem'

The Palo Alto-based automated money manager addresses tax slippage from transfers of HNW accounts to its website

February 23, 2015 — 8:39 PM UTC

Schwab spills robo-beans to Wall Street, including a Schwab Bank wrinkle, cannibalization rates and the algorithm's distaste for OneSource funds

Calling Schwab Intelligent Portfolios a $400-billion opportunity, Walt Bettinger boasts of his own four-minute sign-up

February 12, 2015 — 10:49 PM UTC