The equity side of American Funds' parent company remains among the best, and it's making strides with its fixed-income business.
In its sales turnaround, third largest U.S. fund company relies on retention of existing advisers and lower-cost share classes.
We do not yet know.
Closing the gap with passive management.
The unshakable fealty of financial advisers is starting to pay off for American Funds in the wake of historic sales declines.
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Expenses, manager changes, and lagging performance disqualify funds from an elite group.
BlackRock, Capital Group, Fidelity, and Putnam are the latest firms to cut jobs.
The mutual fund favorite pivots, finds success with financial advisers as investors look outside the U.S. (Don't miss: The first quarter's best and worst mutual fund groups )