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Managers see possibilities with market dip
February's market dip might be a sign of opportunities to come, money management executives say.
Commentary: The challenges to reducing costs for institutional investors

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Boards of trustees need effective ways to understand and quantify costs. Only then can costs be challenged and optimized.
CII conference panelists dish on corporate culture, voting structures

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Attendees of CII's spring conference convened to talk about everything from corporate culture to board diversity to unequal voting structures.
Volatility is back, but VIX expected to remain below 20, summit attendees say

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Volatility summit attendees say regime has changed after many short-volatility players close shop.
SEC proposes maker-taker pilot program, relaxing liquidity disclosures for mutual funds

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The SEC proposed creating a two-year transaction fee pilot program to study the effect of maker-taker rebates on equity trade execution.
Commentary: Will international institutional investors step up to fund the growing U.S. federal deficit?

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The global financial markets have indeed entered choppy waters. Volatility is here to stay for the foreseeable future.
SEC chairman non-committal on dual-class, cybersecurity, fiduciary rule-making

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SEC Chairman Jay Clayton opined on the topics of dual-class share structures, cybersecurity disclosures, proxy-voting procedures and more.
Commentary: Thanks to volatility, you can't always get what you want in investing

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What's the big deal about higher volatility and why is it so bad for investors? Here's the reason.
SEC advisory panel calls for more dual-class share scrutiny

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The SEC Investor Advisory Committee unanimously approved a recommendation calling for the SEC to require more disclosure from companies with dual-class shares.
Europeans hope to avoid outflows as new money market rules loom

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Europeans are hoping to avoid the outflows seen in the U.S. as new money market rules are set to go into effect this summer.
NYSE, affiliates to pay $14 million for market disruptions in settlement with SEC

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The NYSE and two affiliates agreed to pay a $14 million penalty to settle SEC charges that they mishandled several market disruptions.
DC participants seem to be getting smarter

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The growing use of target-date funds and ongoing education might have helped investors hold steady during recent market swings.

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ETFs worked as they were supposed to during February's market gyrations.
Nasdaq sues 'Flash Boys' hero IEX for patent infringement

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Nasdaq sued IEX Group for patent infringement, claiming the smaller firm stole aspects of its trading technology.
Other priorities top blockchain in new Tabb survey

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Money managers put cloud computing, cybersecurity and AI ahead of blockchain in ranking priorities for 2018.