Russia Needs a Re-Fi, and Is Willing to Pay Up: Research Affiliates
The smart beta shop has long maintained that hated companies, and countries, make the most profitable investments.
Axel Merk: ‘There Is No Safe Asset Anymore’
In a provocative and wide-ranging interview, currency manager Merk says stocks will fall, cash isn't a haven and he "wouldn’t touch bonds with a broomstick."
The $500 Divorce: Kotlikoff’s New Service Offers Financial Balancing Act
Gadfly economist and Social Security expert Laurence Kotlikoff says service will enable divorcing couples to maximize their financial outcomes and limit financial feuding.
Andy Friedman: The Best Time to Cash In on Washington Gridlock
While the new congressional term promises many high-profile battles, one in particular will likely trigger a market swoon and subsequent buying opportunity, Friedman says.
Time to Reform FINRA: Mercatus Paper
A paper from the Mercatus Center's Hester Peirce argues that FINRA exhibits “a troubling independence from government, industry and the public.”
Axel Merk: What if Things Get Worse?
The fund manager lays out the options — from portfolio insurance to alternative investments — for investors seeking downside protection.
Bill Gross: ‘The Good Times Are Over’
The Janus manager locates the current market at the end of a decades-long, credit-fueled supercycle, noting “the time for risk taking has passed.”
Janus Capital’s Gross, Scholes, Maris Open 2015 Playbook
Janus’ top experts don’t agree on every prediction, but they all see a volatile ride ahead.
Time to Add Profitability to Portfolios: Eric Nelson
Servo Wealth Management expert finds that including profitability as a portfolio factor both boosts returns and lowers risk.
15 Best College Majors for Business Success
The STEM-heavy list compiled from data from public companies may disappoint liberal arts majors with corporate ambitions.