A Few Surprising Things About Bernanke You Don’t Know
At LPL’s recent conference, the former Fed chairman revealed some things that may surprise you.
Analysts Are Victims of Behavioral Biases, Too
Like anyone else, analysts behave in a manner inconsistent with the workings of a completely efficient market, says John Riddle of BRC Investment Management.
Pretty Good Week for Live Oak Bank: $200M in Advisor Loans, Plus an IPO
The bank that lends to small businesses held a successful IPO in the same week it hit the $200 million mark in advisor loans.
4 Takeaways for Advisors From LPL Conference
The country’s biggest broker-dealer had several key messages for the thousands of advisors in attendance. Even advisors not affiliated with LPL may find them useful.
Bil Gross: ‘Zombies’ Roam Economy Thanks to Low Interest Rates
“Low interest rates are not the cure — they are part of the problem,” Gross writes in his latest outlook.
Is Equity Risk Scarier Than Interest Rate Risk in Fixed Income?
The biggest risk in bond portfolios isn't interest rates, two experts say; it's the extra equity risk taken on by investors seeking income.
Fed Says Labor Market Improves as It Moves Toward Rate Rise
The FOMC is moving closer to ending an unprecedented period of near-zero interest rates without providing a clear signal on the timing of liftoff.
‘We’ve Got to Be Close to the Bottom’ on Energy: Cushing Founder
With low energy-equity prices and robust yields, investors should consider "gradually" getting back into the sector, says Cushing founder Jerry Swank.
Grantham: 10 Quick Thoughts to Ruin Your Summer
Jeremy Grantham lists the “potential threats to our well-being” in GMO’s quarterly letter.
Top Mutual Funds in 401(k) Retirement Plans: BrightScope
Two big fund providers accounted for more than half of the funds represented.