Investing

Investing |

Unemployment Insurance Claims Still Rising

May 3, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The seasonally adjusted advance figure for initial unemployment benefits claims for the week ending April 28 was 421,000, climbing 9,000 from the previous...
Investing |

FTSE Co-Develops South Africa Indices

May 3, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) will partner with FTSE to develop a new index series called the FTSE/JSE Africa Series for investors in...
Investing |

Global Markets Rebound in April

May 1, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Global markets rebounded in April following the surprise interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve, with gains recorded on most exchanges.
Investing |

Investors Flee US Equity Funds in March

May 1, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - US stock mutual funds suffered their largest monthly net cash outflow ever in March, more than $20 billion, according to the Investment Company...
Investing |

VC Investments Continue Slump

April 30, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Venture capital seems likely to continue its funding slump this year, according to a new survey.
Investing |

Outsize Bond Fund Outsells All

April 27, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The first quarter's volatile markets saw the country's largest fixed income fund outsell all US equity funds for the third consecutive month.
Investing |

ETFs Bounce Back from Slump in March

April 27, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The combined assets of the nation's exchange-traded funds (ETFs) rose 2.6% in March to $66.03 billion at month-end, up from a revised $64.34...
Investing |

Unemployment Claims at Record High

April 26, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Initial claims for unemployment insurance increased by 4.6% from the previous week's total of 390,000 to a new five-year record of 408,000.
Investing |

AXA Launches European ETF

April 25, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - AXA Investment Managers plans to list a new European exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on the Dow Jones Global Titans 50 index.
Investing |

Fund Lemons Leave Bitter Taste

April 24, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Investors should jettison underperforming funds in order to raise cash for better investing days ahead -- even if those funds come from the...
Investing |

Delaware Trims Mutual Fund Range

April 23, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In the face of declining markets, Delaware investments has announced plans to eliminate 14 of its retail mutual funds this year.
Investing |

UK Pension Funds at 20 Year Lows

April 23, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - So far, 2001 has been a brutal year for UK pension fund mangers, with returns languishing at levels not seen since 1974.
Investing |

Initial Unemployment Claims Moderate

April 19, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Initial unemployment insurance claims moderated slightly in the week ending April 14, falling to 385,000 from the previous week's five year high of...
Investing |

Fed Cuts Rates To Spark Economy

April 18, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In a surprise move, the Federal Reserve has cut short-term US interest rates a half percentage point to try to spark the nation's...