Investment Management

UK asset managers Standard Life, Aberdeen discuss merger

Mar 5, 2017

British asset management firms Aberdeen and Standard Life are in talks about a possible merger that could create one of the country's largest fund managers

The Latest: Snap Chat IPO windfall helps California school

Mar 3, 2017

A professor of business says a "personal relationship" with a Silicon Valley venture capitalist is the only way a California private Catholic high school managed to get $24 million from the initial public offering of Snap Inc. shares

What to look for in your fund investments, beyond low fees

Mar 2, 2017

Fees are the first thing that investors should consider when looking at a fund investment, and the financial industry has been tripping over itself to lower expenses, in some cases ever closer to zero

Comcast buying out partners for full ownership of Japan park

Mar 1, 2017

Comcast NBCUniversal is paying $2.3 billion to buy out its partners to take full ownership of Universal Studios Japan

Investing costs fall again: Fidelity, Schwab cut commissions

Feb 28, 2017

Fidelity becomes the latest brokerage to cut trading fees in an ongoing industry battle that's helped mom-and-pop investors keep more of their own dollars

Smaller bite: Tax bills dip for most popular mutual funds

Feb 23, 2017

Tax time means many mutual-fund investors are paying the bill for their funds' past successes, even ones that predate their own investment

US equity firm closes in on purchase of Portuguese bank

Feb 20, 2017

Portugal's central bank says it has picked U.S. private equity firm Lone Star for exclusive final negotiations on its bid to buy Novo Banco, the so-called good bank salvaged from the collapse of major lender Banco Espirito Santo

CIA director: Agency isn't hiding intelligence from Trump

Feb 17, 2017

CIA director Mike Pompeo says the agency is providing President Donald Trump with the best intelligence it can, disputing reports that the spy community is withholding information from the commander in chief

Fund manager Q&A: A diversified approach to income-investing

Feb 16, 2017

Bond investors aren't exactly known as risk-seekers, but when interest rates and inflation could be on the rise, playing it too safe may not cut it

Fossil and AIG slump, Procter & Gamble and Fortress jump

Feb 15, 2017

Fossil Group and American International Group fall in U.S trading, while Procter & Gamble and Fortress Investment Group advance