Articles tagged "Vanguard Group"
Vanguard Group faces backlash for 'taking orders' from climate skeptics and spurning ESG activists, who are calling firm to account with PR campaign
Sunrise Project is targeting Vanguard, its staff and investors with a localized advertising blitz over NZAM withdrawal last year.
February 2, 2024 at 3:27 AM
Tim Buckley hazards Gen X, Y, Z blowback and catches Vanguard investors off-guard with last-second, anti-Fidelity policy to actively 'steer assets' away from Bitcoin
The Vanguard CEO stripped all third-party Bitcoin funds from its market, even though many young investors see them as table stakes portfolio spice.
January 17, 2024 at 4:56 AM
Vanguard Group kills it (again) in 2022 with winning formula -- low fees and low service -- yet analysts wonder how long customers will tolerate chronic service glitches
The Malvern, Pa. firm mostly blew away the index-investing field in a tumultuous year as its size strained its service; analysts sense a breaking point could come as service aces Schwab and Fidelity shrink its price advantage.
January 25, 2023 at 2:53 AM
Massachusetts and Vanguard Group reach interesting settlement that gives the $8-trillion manager a shot at avoiding 49 copycat suits , quick cash for the state and 65% of a loaf for hapless investors
The William Galvin-driven settlement covers the state's legal fees and sets up restitution fund and a state pay-out, but a pending Pennsylvania lawsuit is likely the first of many to follow.
July 8, 2022 at 2:22 AM
Vanguard and DFA turn Dec. 17 into Black Friday sale by slashing fees on combined 67 funds -- including notable cut in ESG ETF to nine basis points
Two of the favorite RIA index fund suppliers put more coal in the stockings of competitors and showed the era of fee compression hasn't found bed rock, yet.
December 18, 2021 at 1:46 AM
Brandishing 'better outcomes' and 'outperformance,' Vanguard Group announced today its five new high-conviction funds are ready for the investors using its $259-billion RIA
Citing 10-year, Lipper-tracked data, the $8-trillion Malvern, Pa., mammoth is making the funds exclusively available through Personal Advisor Services
November 10, 2021 at 12:32 AM
Oisín's Bits: Betterment now a robo roll-up with Canadian IPO as catalyst • Insurers risk regulation for COVID-19 coverage delays • Vanguard shifts Asia focus to China's vast mom-pop retail market
Betterment rolls up a robo • The CFA warns insurers over COVID-19 life polices • Vanguard names Chinese fund head to pursue $6 trillion market.
March 5, 2021 at 1:16 AM
Karin Risi, who built $170-billion Vanguard Personal Advisor Services, takes new role and Matt Benchener is taking her spot as head of US retail for the $6.3 trillion manager
Risi now heads planning and still directly reports to CEO Tim Buckley and her 34 year-old understudy, Benchener gets her job at year's end.
December 4, 2020 at 2:56 AM
Brooke's Bits: TD Ameritrade fake-punts 401(k) business to Broadridge • Vanguard shows it doesn't need lowest fees to dominate • Despite USAA investor grumbling, Victory Capital publishes a closing date for the fund franchise purchase and its shares keep soaring
The Omaha, Neb.-based custodian swears it still has RIA backs on 401(k)s; Vanguard takes half of inflows Q1; USAA's orphaning of its investors is still on track to giant shareholder returns for the buyers
May 2, 2019 at 4:36 PM
RIAs and RIA vendors churn talent madly in March and April '18 as 'New Moves in the Biz' captures 35 of them
Serial HR moves by Raymond James, FinMason, American Century and Vestwell helped them expand into new territories, add job descriptions and more varied product lines
May 18, 2018 at 9:23 PM
Vanguard Group gets under RIAs' skin by launching ETFs supposedly aimed at helping them
Joe Duran says debut of up-priced, factor-based ETFs paves the way for fatter Vanguard RIA margins and broader U.S. wealth-management market share
February 22, 2018 at 3:55 AM
At Inside ETFs, Vanguard CEO skipped over ETFs to get to a hotter topic -- mass delivery of financial advice
In his first public speech, Tim Buckley warned that asset managers no longer have the target on their backs -- but advisors do
January 30, 2018 at 10:13 PM
Vanguard Group makes $1.15-trillion AUM bet on blockchain technology that eliminates giant daily manual process
The $4.8-trillion giant applies the 'bitcoin' decentralized ledger to CRSP-tracked AUM to match indexes and index funds in real time
December 13, 2017 at 1:09 AM
TD Ameritrade calms the RIA Twitter storm but not questions about the spreads on the ETFs replacing the super-liquid Vanguard and Core iShares
The additional 60-day extension lets advisors breathe but even Wall Street analysts wonder just how far TD Ameritrade should go in inflaming 'consternation' of 'golden goose' RIAs
October 27, 2017 at 12:45 AM
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