Fidelity Labs Takes Innovation to the Next Level
Fidelity Labs is running a pilot on LinkedIn that lets financial advisers interact with their book of customers. That's just one example of how the tech incubator is seeding ideas and developing future products for its parent company.
The Emergence of Virtual Financial Planners
If Finovate Fall 2014 is a guide, targeted financial planning tools are now popping up for every demographic -- from kids earning an allowance to seniors looking to monitor for fraud.
Markets Looking Forward to Earnings
Geopolitical risks are increasing as the markets chug through the summer months, and investors are watching their risk profiles very closely.
TradeKing Enters the Online Advisory Market
As robo-advisers target independent investors with automated tools, TradeKing teamed with Morningstar's Ibbotson Associates to deliver professionally managed portfolios with low fees.
The Rise of the Retail Trader – a New Era
Retail traders are coming back, but their sights are set on more transparent and low risk instruments, which is adding momentum and service demands to previously quiet markets.
Motif Investing Enters Financial Advisor Market
After raising $35 million in a second funding round, the online site announced a platform for financial advisors along with plans to expand internationally and roll out asset allocation models to self-directed investors.
The Pursuit of IBOR
Achieving an accurate and consistent IBOR can be elusive for some investment management firms, writes Marc Firenze, CTO at Eagle Investment Systems.
Market Correction Is Short Lived
The market correction in January was answered by a 4.0 percent gain by the Dow Jones Industrial Average in February. Will the markets see a traditional correction anytime soon?
Quant Hiring Grows on Buy-Side Trading Desks
Large traditional asset management firms are seeking to hire quantitative professionals to tackle data intensive analysis of trading costs, venues and alpha modeling, according to Tabb Group's report.
Brown Brothers Harriman Hires New CIO
Michael McGovern joined BBH as CIO and head of systems, where he will spearhead technology strategy, application development and systems infrastructure for the privately-held financial institution.