Advocacy & Resources

SIFMA - Cerulli Associates: Individual Investors’ Use of Financial Advisors

The SIFMA commissioned research Individual Investors' Use of Financial Advisors conducted by Cerulli Associates, explores the relationship between individual investors defined as households with $100,000 to $1,000,000 of investable assets and their financial advisors. Financial advisors are a critical link in helping investors reach their financial goals. This  research not…

Research Quarterly: Fixed Income - Issuance and Trading, First Quarter 2020

The U.S. fixed income markets are the largest in the world, comprising 38.9% of the $106 trillion securities outstanding across the globe, or $41 trillion (as of FY19). This is 1.9x the next largest market, the EU. U.S. market share has averaged 39.6% over the last 10 years, troughing at…

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SIFMA Statement on CCAR 2020 Results

Washington, D.C., June 25, 2020 – SIFMA today released the following statement from Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., SIFMA president and CEO, regarding the results of the Dodd Frank Annual Stress Testing (DFAST) and Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR). “Today’s release of the Federal Reserve’s CCAR outcome and, more importantly, the…

Holiday Schedule

On behalf of financial markets participants, SIFMA recommends a holiday schedule for financial markets in the U.S., U.K. and Japan. Business Continuity Planning BCP and COVID-19 SIFMA’s Business Continuity Planning team continues to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on our industry and the markets. Here are…