December 4, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Principal Financial Group has introduced a planning analysis designed to assess and address widening business and personal financial gaps for business owners, including the retirement gap.
December 4, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Ohio-based Oswald Financial, Inc., a consultant in the design, implementation, and management of retirement plans, has launched a retirement plan hotline for employers and retirement plan fiduciaries.
December 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - ProFunds Group is launching what it calls the first exchange traded funds in the United States to provide short or leveraged exposure to gold or silver.
December 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - WisdomTree, an ETF sponsor and index developer, announced the Thursday launch of the WisdomTree LargeCap Growth Fund (ROI) on the NYSE Arca with an expense ratio of 0.38%.
December 3, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Beacon Trust Company has acquired Clear Asset Management through a tax-free stock transaction.
December 2, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Transamerica Retirement Services announced a series of enhancements to "Transamerica Partner iSeries," a Web-based, virtually paperless, plan administration tool for Third Party Administrators (TPAs).
December 2, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A Norwalk, Connecticut-based institutional investment adviser has launched a tool providing plan sponsors with a new way to judge the level of fees and expenses they are paying for their defined contribution programs.
December 2, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Northern Trust announced new performance and analysis capabilities for clients investing in private equity, hedge funds, and other alternative assets.
December 2, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Prudential Fixed Income Management has made its nine fixed income collective trust funds available to defined contribution plans.
December 1, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - EquiLend has announced that their securities finance technology platform offers Hold functionality for securities.
November 26, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - If your building is "green", AIG has a new insurance product line for you.
November 25, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - ProFunds Group has announced the launch of a dozen new exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
November 25, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - MSCI Barra is expanding the MSCI Global Islamic Indexes family by extending Emerging Markets coverage to include the Small Cap segment, and by adding coverage of 16 Frontier Markets countries.
November 25, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The board of trustees of Vanguard Morgan Growth Fund has named two new firms to the fund's investment advisory team.
November 24, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The employees of the Retirement Services division at American United Life Insurance Company (AUL), a OneAmerica company, have teamed up with Goldleaf Partners to launch an exclusive program to help retirement advisers break into the 403(b) market.
November 24, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Northern Trust has launched a customized reporting solution exclusively for investment consultants.
November 24, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. announced a new organizational structure for its Employer Markets Group (EMG).
November 21, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - MetLife has announced that State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) will subadvise two tactical asset allocation portfolios investing primarily in exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
November 20, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - T. Rowe Price has launched the Global Large-Cap and Global Real Estate strategies with offerings tailored for institutional and retail investors as well as Advisor Class shares available through advisers, the company announced.
November 20, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Morningstar has introduced several enhancements to its investment Web site Morningstar.com, including expanded benchmarks, customization capabilities, and new data.