Our selection of ten outstanding retirement-related research papers from 2018 starts off with a summary of Joe Tomlinson's proposal for three new annuity products that have never been issued but should be, in his opinion.
Jackson may be betting that the return of volatility in the fourth quarter of 2018 will spark fresh interest among registered investment advisors in the liquid alternatives that the Elite Access series offers.
In Georgia (Europe), auto-enrollment faces legal challenge; Investors start to sweat over global warming: MSCI.
On the Road
If it’s winter in east-central Pennsylvania, then you can bet that RIJ’s virtual offices will be someplace where the weather is mild and the local retirement financing system promises an interesting case study.
Leaders and laggards
iShares ETFs gathered more than triple the inflows of runner-up Vanguard's $11.4 billion last month. Vanguard still came out ahead for 2018 with nearly $161 billion in inflows to iShares' $136 billion.