Keyword: investment management fees

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Many Americans unaware of retirement investment fees

Nearly half (46%) of full-time employed U.S. baby boomers mistakenly believe that they don’t pay any fees in their retirement accounts.

  • By: Staff
  • October 21, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 11:16
Are money managers’ fees fair?

Investment management fees are often structured in ways that reward asset managers in good times but spare them pain when they underperform, say many Canadian DB pension fund managers and investment consultants. They also argue that, although some fees for institutional investors have declined, they remain too high in general—and don’t always reflect great manager skill.

Public pensions could save by indexing: study

State pension systems that pay the most for money management get some of the worst investment returns and could reduce costs by indexing, according to a study.

  • By: Staff
  • July 2, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 16:40
Management fees for alternative assets down

The dynamics of supply and demand have caused asset management fees in alternatives to drop, Mercer’s 2012 Global Asset Manager Fee Survey has found.

  • By: Staff
  • January 23, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 09:45
Matching money manager fees to performance

For many plan sponsors, there is no time like the present to assess how they are directing their efforts—especially when it comes to fees and performance. These aspects of plan management have always been on the minds of plan sponsors. However, the Great Recession, which took a severe toll on DB and DC assets, has […]

  • By: Joel Kranc
  • September 16, 2011 September 13, 2019
  • 09:46
Is gold at the edge of a cliff?

Reader Alert: This is Part One in a Two Part series. The higher you climb the harder the fall. It’s a lesson from the 1970s that many gold bugs should heed. Back then, after soaring to record highs, the yellow metal fell almost 70% in a jump-off-the-cliff drop. Little surprise then that the frighteningly parabolic […]