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SIFMA study responds to stability oversight council
trueAs the U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council and the Financial Stability Board in Basel consider ways to monitor risk among large money managers, the industry is trying to fill in some of the information gaps.
Vanguard discontinues defined benefit administration services
trueVanguard Group announced on Tuesday it will no longer offer administration services for defined benefit plans in order to expand services to defined contribution plan clients.
Vanguard beats BlackRock, taking in most money in Q1
trueThe Vanguard Group Inc., the third-biggest provider of exchange-traded funds, has gained ground on larger competitors so far this year after gathering more than seven times as much money into its ETFs than the rest of the U.S. industry combined.
Hotckhis & Wiley to manage larger asset pool in Vanguard fund
trueHotchkis & Wiley Capital Management will manage a larger percentage of the $45.7 billion Vanguard Windsor II Fund.
DC plans are slowly increasing their default rates
trueService providers and defined contribution consultants say DC plans are slowly — albeit too slowly — chipping away at the traditional 3% default rate for automatic enrollment.
Vanguard appoints new head of investments for Asia Pacific
trueRodney Comegys was named Vanguard Group's head of investments Asia-Pacific and head of the equity investment group, Asia Pacific.
Fidelity cuts fees on target-date funds
trueFidelity Investments is becoming aggressive in the low-cost battle against index fund giant Vanguard Group.
Co-portfolio manager of Vanguard Precious Metals and Mining Fund stepping down
trueRandeep Somel is now the sole portfolio manager of the $2.4 billion Vanguard Precious Metals and Mining Fund at subadviser M&G Investment Management.
Vanguard names new head of fixed income
trueGregory Davis was named head of Vanguard's fixed-income group.
PIMCO loses world's largest fund title to Vanguard index tracker
trueBill Gross no longer runs the world's largest mutual fund.
Vanguard threatens to ground pilots from making 401(k) trades
trueThe Vanguard Group Inc. has threatened to block future 401(k) trades by a group of Southwest Airlines pilots who subscribe to an investment newsletter, concerned that their large trades are hurting other shareholders.
PRIMECAP co-founder to relinquish portfolio management duties
trueMitch J. Milias, co-founder and chairman of PRIMECAP Management Co., will relinquish his portfolio management responsibilities for the $36.2 billion Vanguard PRIMECAP Fund, the $5.8 billion Vanguard PRIMECAP Core Fund and the $574.8 million Vanguard Variable Insurance Fund's Capital Growth ...
Vanguard's McNabb elected as new chairman of ICI
trueF. William McNabb III, Vanguard Group chairman and CEO, was elected chairman of the Investment Company Institute's board of governors.
Swarthmore College revamps DC plan investment options
trueSwarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa., is overhauling the investment lineups for its 403(b) plan.
New factor ETFs hot on Dimensional's trail
trueExchange-traded-fund companies are following in the footsteps of Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. and building strategies around academic research to offer investors a new way to beat the market.