Fri. Hot Reads: How Insurance Cos. Use ETFs

May 25, 2018

Compiled by Staff


How Insurance Companies Use Bond ETFs (Seeking Alpha)
S&P Dow Jones Indices published an analysis on the use of ETFs by U.S. insurance companies in their general accounts.


3 Misconceptions About Interest Rates (Wealth Of Common Sense)
Rising rates don't necessarily spell doom for stock and housing markets.


ETF Industry Predicted To Reach $25T By 2025 (Bloomberg)
Bullishness on exchange-traded products continues to reach giddy heights.


Why RIA Custodians Should Charge Custody Fee (Kitces)
Many ways RIAs can help their clients grow their wealth are detrimental to their own bottom lines.


‘Adult Supervision’ Coming To Bitcoin Market? (Barron’s)
Fed probe rattles cryptocurrency market.


2 Of Bogle’s ETF ‘Buccaneers’ Go Solo (Investor’s Business Daily)
It’s never been easier to start an exchange-traded fund. Or so it seems.


No Fundamentals Driving Crypto Trading (Institutional Investor)
Study says investors trading cryptocurrency based on little more than emotion. 


BlackRock Takes Big Acorns Stake After Micro-Robo Adds 2.2M Investors (RIABiz)
App on-boards 6,000 clients daily. 


You’re Late To The Alternative Investment Party (Think Advisor)
Big investors have already snatched up most of the goodies. 


GAO: ESG Investing Missing From Most Retirement Plans (Think Advisor)
GAO recommends Labor Department provide clearer guidance.


Players Behind A 401(k) Plan (Beaumont Capital)
Building/maintaining 401(k) plans requires myriad administrative and investment professionals subject to many rules and regulations.

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