Articles tagged "Vanguard"
Biz Briefs: SmartAsset makes deal to dumb down selling for unsalesy RIAs • Vanguard re-explains conflicting ESG signals • Alex I jabs Alex II at Citywire in bare knuckle exit [to Goldman Sachs] Q&A • BlackRock has clear path to $15 trillion by 2028 says mega-client
SmartAsset uses M&A to rewire RIAs • Vanguard has made its first statement on climate since it left a climate lobby group • BlackRock gets Morgan Stanley praise • CRM giant RedTail increases ties with a New York cash sifter, Flourish • Orion gets into online education.
May 9, 2023 at 2:16 AM
RIA Quick Takes: Orion deepens DFA embrace by using it as portfolio manager-inside-ETF ~ Hardship withdrawals surge at Vanguard and Fidelity ~ Schwab hires 400 ~ Fidelity flips six funds into ETFs ~ Kitces makes list before Christmas ~ Amit Dogra has $1 billion of good news from his new Portland gig
Americans are struggling, though jobs are plentiful; Larry Fink's ESG zeal costs BlackRock another client, just as the Vatican issues ESG guidance; UBS says we didn't like you anyway to mass affluent and Michael Kitces and Craig Iskowitz join forces.
December 3, 2022 at 3:16 AM
Vanguard Group launches its free-trading super desk of 1,800 ETFs; now only if clients won't abuse the privilege
The Malvern, Pa. giant risks creating a casino but its clients are expected to stay responsible and use free trades for dollar-cost averaging, rebalancing and harvesting losses for tax purposes
August 21, 2018 at 6:26 PM
How Vanguard, BlackRock and State Street -- which manage RIA trillions of AUM for a pittance -- may artfully make the bill come due by beating active managers at their own game
The ETF giants' latest mutual fund-killing trick is free management of ETF portfolios -- perhaps the seeds of a massive freemium model
June 6, 2018 at 9:42 PM
Why exactly Fidelity chose 2018 to levy visible .05% 401(k) surcharge on Vanguard funds
After an abrupt business model shift from recordkeeper to advisor, the Boston-based 401(k) king may be a leader in fee 'levelization' that encourages other fund firms to act
February 9, 2018 at 6:10 PM
Vanguard's new CEO Tim Buckley hints the next move for his firm's RIA's 30-basis-point fee may be down, down, down
As the Malvern, Pa. fund giant's VPAS passes the $100-billion mark it doesn't rule out automated advice or greater robo-ization to follow asset management fee play where cost savings get passed along
January 8, 2018 at 10:22 PM
The top 10 most-read RIABiz articles of 2017 told stories about what RIAs, brokers, vendors can get away with post-DOL rule
Change is abrupt, pain is severe but most of it can be traced to custodians and advisors taking their medicine preemptively
December 28, 2017 at 8:49 PM
How BlackRock stopped Vanguard from devouring ETF market share by pleasing RIAs -- but how that strategy could endanger iShare profit margins in the long run
The $5 trillion iShares-maker scores with low, low-priced 'non-Core' ETFs that don't cannibalize high-margin Core iShare products but the liquidity of the cheapo funds could be a problem
May 8, 2017 at 7:50 PM
In echo of DFA-RIA custody strife, Morgan Stanley nixes new Vanguard mutual fund account openings
As the idea of a fund shelf diminishes, the Malvern, Pa.-based firm's refusal to pay such fees earns cold shoulder from the top New York wirehouse
May 4, 2017 at 10:56 PM
The 10 RIABiz stories advisors connected with most deeply in 2016 and how hubris and humility ran amok in this didn't-see-it-coming year
How did Aequitas swamp CONCERT? Power outages at LPL, Cetera and Wealthfront? Adolescent robo problems? And was that Tony Robbins hawking his money book ... again?
December 28, 2016 at 5:54 PM
Vanguard and BlackRock slash prices at Christmastime but only Vanguard feels the need to defend its actions
The Malvern, Pa. giant is just doing what it always does, CEO Bill McNabb says, and it isn't just 'another volley fired in the fee war'
December 27, 2016 at 5:27 PM
Vanguard virtual RIA's growth rate plummets from 50% to 32% with a staggering consolation -- another $10 billion in AUM since January
Now at $41 billion, up from $31 billion six months before, Vanguard gorged on easy cannibalization but classic RIAs are also losing assets to the Malvern growth engine
August 2, 2016 at 9:30 PM
E*Trade finds now the right time to launch its e-advice robo with an 'active' twist
The New York-based discount broker means to put $1-million minimum-bogey institutional funds in the hands of retail investors
July 8, 2016 at 11:11 PM
Vanguard's virtual RIA adds $10 billion in last six-month period, an acceleration to $1.6 billion per month of net new assets
Does Vanguard's Personal Advisor Services' zoom to $31 billion makes it a the 'single greatest threat' to classic RIAs?
January 12, 2016 at 10:40 PM
What the collective unconscious of RIAs in 2015 revealed as crunched by RIABiz article readership
Those taking new and interesting risks, very much including the ones behind robo efforts, created the kind of drama that an advisor mind could appreciate