Investment Management

Activist investor Ackman's hedge fund sells Valeant stake

Mar 13, 2017

Activist investor Bill Ackman has sold his hedge fund's position in troubled Canadian drugmaker

An aging, maligned bull market gets some birthday love

Mar 9, 2017

One of the stock market's greatest _ and most-mistrusted _ runs in history is marking its eighth anniversary, and it's finally getting some love

Standard Life and Aberdeen agree on terms for merger

Mar 6, 2017

Standard Life has agreed to buy Aberdeen Asset Management for 3.8 billion pounds ($4.7 billion) to create Britain's largest asset manager

Deutsche Bank to raise $8.5 billion to help restructure firm

Mar 5, 2017

European banking giant Deutsche Bank announced plans to raise at least $8.5 billion in capital and sell off a stake in its asset management business, in a move to help shore up the troubled German firm

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