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Participants in 401(k)s have demanded more choice and employers responded. The result: more investments, worse performance, JPMorgan found.
Are asset managers like Blackrock and Fidelity following the lead of some big banks by being too big to fail? CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the details.
Private equity has been generating big returns for big pension funds, but 401(k) investors have been left out of the game—until now.
It's never too late or too early to think about diversifying. Introducing CNBC's Model ETF Retirement Portfolios: one for a 70-year-old, one for a 50-year-old and one for a 30-year-old.
Pimco founder Bill Gross warned Treasury investors that this type of gridlock is likely here to stay.
JPMorgan Chase announced Thursday that it has gotten out of soon-to-mature U.S. Treasurys ahead of a possible default by the government.
Fidelity has sold short-term US debt ahead of the imminent debt ceiling, but Pimco's founder explains why he's still buying.
CNBC's Steve Liesman says Fidelity has gotten rid of all its U.S. debt due in late October and early November.
Fidelity Investments said it no longer holds any U.S. government debt that comes due around the time the nation could hit its borrowing limit.
Lipper reported $5.3 billion inflows into various stock funds this week — but there was also $4.56 billion that flowed into taxable bond funds.
Mutual fund companies are feeling the heat to use social media including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn as venues through which they can reach clients and prospective investors.
The average 401(k) balance hit a record high of $80,900 in the first quarter, according to Fidelity Investments.
A 65-year-old couple retiring this year would need $220,000 on average to cover medical expenses, an 8 percent decrease from last year's estimate. But most people estimate just a fraction of that.
Fidelity's president proposed doubling the percentage of pay employers can put in automatically enrolled employees' 401(k)s.
It's never too late or too early to think about diversifying. Introducing CNBC's ETF Retirement Portfolios: one for a 70-year-old, one for a 50-year-old and one for a 30-year-old.
Fidelity Investments and Charles Schwab give independent financial advisers a percentage of the assets that their clients put in certain mutual funds, according to Reuters.
While the Dow is still about 1 percent below its October 2007 high, two-thirds of all stock mutual funds have posted new highs since then, according to Lipper.
Almost two-thirds of Americans in a new survey said they are doing all they can for retirement, and fewer than a third said they are worried they aren't saving enough.
On Wall Street, the retail investor is often seen as the dumb money. But those days may be over.