Articles tagged "Vanguard Group"


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After leaving Envestnet, Jay Hummel pops up at American Century with a 21st century plan

The former 'thought leader' is moving three children to Kansas City to more rapidly move the old-line mutual fund company to action

January 4, 2017 — 7:06 PM UTC

After Vanguard gains $550-billion ETF lead, Fidelity makes 'rabbit out of the hat' play to regain ground

But even as Boston execs attempt magic, Vanguard makes almost simultaneous ETF move that requires no lagomorphs

August 22, 2016 — 10:54 PM UTC

What Vanguard's hire of a sizzling Wall Streeter reveals about Bill McNabb's determination to avoid the whiff of stale passivity

Anne Robinson is the new chief counsel reporting to the CEO, but her Citi and AmEx branding expertise and her outsider status hint at the $3.4-billion asset manager's nod to rapid shifts toward market challenges

August 5, 2016 — 7:21 PM UTC

Vanguard CEO says: 'We are a technology company' and hints strongly that robo-for-RIAs may be in the offing

Bill McNabb oversees 3,000 engineers who are willing to pay for 'dry holes' in drilling for the next Shaybah Oil Field of financial advice

June 16, 2016 — 8:17 PM UTC

An advertiser's chats from the Inside ETFs event and the Vanguard-versus-the-world chess match they depict

Ebullience born of dreams of a bright future for the ETF channel infused the crowd of 2,000 in South Miami

February 1, 2016 — 6:03 PM UTC

Bill McNabb declares 'bull market' for RIA advice then downplays role of Vanguard Personal Advisor Services

The Vanguard CEO sees new era of 'advisor alpha' facilitated by software and low costs

January 26, 2016 — 12:56 AM UTC

How vendors fail RIAs -- and themselves in the bargain -- by insulting RIA intelligence

Anything with a whiff of closed architecture, overcharging, inauthenticity, opacity or idiocy masquerading as information is a long-term credibility corrosive

December 9, 2015 — 12:42 AM UTC

NAPFA is small, pure and aching for an elevator pitch -- but the perfect place for NYC-based MaxMyInterest to debut

Amid the din of an otherwise predictable Midwestern JW Marriott event, a different kind of robo got swarmed by the advisors wearing halos

October 27, 2015 — 5:17 PM UTC

Dimensional Fund Advisors to launch 13 target date funds but can its RIA 'cult' deliver success?

The Austin, Texas-based fund giant sees a 401(k) opening the size of its home state if Vanguard, T.Rowe and Fido are any indication

October 16, 2015 — 4:33 PM UTC

The 'other' Morningstar conference shaped up as a true ETF summit with principals of exchange traded fund programs on the prowl

The growing ETF universe is getting specialized as it braces for its post-disruption future as the establishment product

October 5, 2015 — 12:45 AM UTC

Anything but passive, Vanguard Group chides Yellen for mistaking market static for market signals in leaving rates alone

Roger Aliaga-Diaz is concerned that the Federal Reserve itself stoked market volatility then cited it as a reason to stand pat

September 17, 2015 — 11:27 PM UTC

Betterment jumps headlong into the 401(k) business spurred by a conviction that even Vanguard Group is unfriendly to investors in this arena

The New York robo-advisor is going full stack, competing with Fidelity Investments on everything from recordkeeping to financial advice

September 11, 2015 — 2:22 PM UTC

Bill Gross jabs what he sees as PIMCO's potential doomsday strategy of using derivatives to boost liquidity

The founder of the Newport Beach bond giant says his former firm's supposed practice is just another form of leverage that would increase velocity of the unravelling process in the event of a run on assets

July 8, 2015 — 9:36 PM UTC

Why proper spending order is critical, to the tune of 70 bps, for RIAs to optimize client draw-down of retirement savings

A senior Vanguard analyst lays out a logical, if counterintuitive, method by which to extend savings

June 12, 2015 — 5:04 PM UTC

Vanguard Group, set to gather $300 billion in 2015, is crushing it on every level but could it succumb to its own success?

The Financial Times points out that too-big-to-fail is coming into play along with growing channel conflict and investors (a big maybe) sated with passivity

June 10, 2015 — 6:28 PM UTC