Schwab’s Bettinger: Results Strong, Momentum Stronger Thanks to Advisors
CEO says “Charles Schwab is so different than it was,” evidenced by nearly half of its assets getting personal advice from advisors.
RIAs, Get With It: Here Comes ‘Generation Now’
Controlling $3.5 trillion in investable assets, the next generation of investors is looking for something different from their advisors, says Schwab’s Bernie Clark.
Muni Bond Experts Sound Short-Term Warnings on Puerto Rico, Long-Term on Local Munis
Morningstar panelists disagree on opportunities in Puerto Rico, but agree that the muni bond world is changing, not necessarily for the better.
Is the Market Efficient? Cliff Asness Says Yes, and No
At Morningstar, AQR Capital’s leader presents Fama and Shiller’s arguments and says he has “learned to live with my schizophrenia.”
What’s Up With Bill Gross? Morningstar Crowd Baffled
Reaction to the PIMCO leader's keynote speech at Morningstar Investment Conference was quick, widespread and heavily digital.
Sunglasses-Wearing Bill Gross Says He’s a ‘Cool Dude,’ Forecasts 3%-5% Return
PIMCO’s Gross speaks of “The Manchurian Candidate” and the press, says Total Return fund is outperforming, and waxes on “New Neutral” of real Fed rates.
Emerging Markets Not Monolithic; Japan Debt Scary, Says Templeton’s Hasenstab
In 2013, there were big performance differences in Hungary and Indonesia, the Franklin Templeton global bond CIO said.
3 Top Managers on Their Biggest Mistakes and How They Pick Great Stocks
Chris Davis, Will Danoff and Dennis Lynch admit their mistakes and discuss how they size up the managers of firms they're pondering for their portfolios.
Morningstar to Advisors: It’s All About You
At the conference, Kunal Kapoor discussed Morningstar's latest initiatives to help advisors with their research and practice management needs.
PIMCO’s Gross Cruises Into ‘New Neutral’
PIMCO leader mixes metaphors as he explores Fed’s “New Neutral” goal and what it means for investors. Oh, he also doesn’t own a cellphone.