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Mark Wiedman: What we will not do is compete with you.

Mark Wiedman vows to ETF managers that BlackRock won't compete (directly) in the asset allocation game
The iShares chief encouraged the entrepreneurs, many of whom are ex-RIAs, to see themselves as primary purveyors of BlackRock ETFs

Tuesday 6.3.14
Matthew Tuttle: If I'm trading 100 shares and hold on to them forever, I'll think this is awesome, but for RIAs this is a disaster.

Fidelity quietly imposes an ETF 60-day fee that makes RIAs with trading strategies seethe
Mike Durbin says that Fidelity still has net trading costs on iShares that are pretty unbeatable

Friday 3.15.13
Aaron Rowe of Edelman Financial and and Eric Clarke take the field of the Dallas Cowboys Stadium

Eric Clarke delivers a behind-the-scenes account of his own Gemini & Orion Advisor Forum
The Orion chief was taken aback by overwhelmed advisors but found time for predawn runs, a pep talk from a legendary coach, a tour of the Cowboys' stadium and the launch of 80 apps

Tuesday 9.25.12
Andrew Arenberg: Our goal is to build Russell 1.0, not iShares 2.0.

How Russell is faring since joining the competitive ETF party with an all-star ex-Barclays crew
The team is offering two dozen enhanced ETF offerings, hoping to gain traction with advisors in an increasingly competitive market

Monday 2.27.12
J. Garrett Stevens: You have to be fast in this business. The barriers to entry have been so high for the individual RIA.

New company will allow RIAs to manufacture ETFs
Exchange Traded Concepts hopes that a cheap, simple ETF process will lure mid-sized firms onto the playing field

Tuesday 7.19.11
Jim McTague: We're going to have to get used to volatility, like we have to get used to the fact there may be radiation in our water from Japan.

Wake-up call: ETFs feel the heat of NASSA's exotics panel
Beloved for their stellar qualities by RIAs, they are nonetheless the casino chip du jour for many traders

Tuesday 3.29.11
Matthew Robinson: Even many advisors are bewildered when it comes to choosing among 800 different ETFs.

Would the intern buy an ETF?
After an investigation into ETFs, Matt Robinson, RIABiz's intern from the fall, says he wants the low-stress approach to investing

Wednesday 3.16.11
Matt Judge: We want increased share of wallet.

Relentless TD Ameritrade antes up a killer ETF platform
The number three custodian of RIA assets is finding ways to lead

Tuesday 10.12.10
Tom Lydon, editor of ETFTrends: Advisors starting to invest in ETFs trust Vanguard and likely already have a relationship with the firm.

Coming from behind, Vanguard is gobbling up ETF market share
iShares slip and a new, three-way fight for an expanding pie develops

Wednesday 9.22.10
Bruce Bond:

Bond puts mutual fund assets in PowerShares' ETF sights
Barclays, State Street see less urgency for investing actively using passive vehicle

Friday 10.9.09

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