Participants in 401(k)s have demanded more choice and employers responded. The result: more investments, worse performance, JPMorgan found.» Read More
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.
Jim Cramer has learned something valuable about investing at almost every junction in his life.
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.
Employee 401(k) accounts grew more than 4 percent in the third quarter as a rising stock market boosted investment returns.
Kathleen Murphy, Fidelity president of personal investment business, discusses her role at the company and offers retirement planning advice.
The risk of a double-dip recession in the U.S. has subsided, but investors should not grow complacent, says John Hailer, Natixis Global Asset Mgmt. president/CEO.
Will regulatory reform destroy the $2.7 trillion dollar mutual fund industry? CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the fallout. Also, discussing whether money market funds are at risk, with Paul Stevens, Investment Company Institute president/CEO, and David Min, Center for American Progress.