There are bargains aplenty in the mutual fund world.
Larger asset bases could curtail flexibility.
Unconstrained bond funds have gotten off to a tepid start.
Cost-conscious investors can use ETFs to implement themes similar to those of smart, well-respected active mutual fund managers.
Plus, Janus reshuffles, Vanguard defends active funds, PIMCO Total Return and Fairholme updates, and more.
Some target-date investors may own more PIMCO Total Return than they realize.
The bond giant is ready to launch three short-term and two municipal-bond ETFs.
Plus, Fidelity launches distinctive muni funds, PIMCO cuts fees, and more.
Everyone's betting on PIMCO .
Plus, Ameriprise wins fee battle, Franklin Templeton prevails in market-timing case, and more.