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Issue Date: Monday, January 7, 2019
The global economy is set to slow this year, as regions begin to converge after years of divergence.
States and trade groups want action and more clarity from the SEC on its standards-of-conduct package proposal.
Asset owners are examining Wall Street service providers, including managers and custodians, to ensure they have sound security practices.
Merger and acquisition activity within the money management industry grew in 2018 from the year before.
Defined contribution plans will build upon and enhance plan design and investment menus in 2019.
Asian stocks and bonds, battered as U.S. stocks surged for most of 2018, should attract the attention of value investors in 2019.
Hedge fund managers predict a better investment environment in 2019, thanks to a return to normal volatility.
Index investing is passive in name only, a University of Toronto professor argues.
Could ringing in 2019 be the death knell for many smart beta exchange-traded funds? If so, few industry participants would be surprised.
Patrick Roth joined P&I from WTOP in Washington and previously has worked as a reporter at WSBT-22.
Money manager interest in opportunity zone investment is running high, but fund launches are low to date.
European defined contribution plan sponsors are reconsidering the value of smart beta investments because of disappointing performance.
P&I's top stories of 2018 saw investors girding for a world of change with the return of volatility, rising interest rates and fee pressure.
P&I turns to the experts for their views on what to expect in 2018.
The asset management world would be wise to pay attention to Jack Bogle's concerns about index funds.