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.”
Under the Hood: What You Need to Know About Annuities With GMIB Riders
Annuities with guaranteed income benefit riders are popular and appear valuable, but let’s run the numbers.
New York Life to Buy John Hancock Life Insurance Block, Sell RPS
The combined business will cover 55,000 retirement plans.
Millennials Heavy on Stocks Despite Risk Aversion
Investors in general are allocated heavily to stocks, but millennials in particular are overweight equities, according to ICI and EBRI.
U.S. Bond Sentiment Worst Since Disastrous ’09
Experts say 10-year yields could top 3% in 2015, twice the level forecast for 2014.
Gen Y Wants It All, and They’re Willing to Pay for It
Young investors seem to have a “you get what you pay for” mentality, according to a recent report from Corporate Insight that surveyed retail investors.
Raymond James Adds 8 Advisors; Margaret Towle Joins Merrill
RJ adds advisors from largest credit union in Oregon, while Wells Fargo adds reps in Connecticut and Texas. Towle, formerly of HighTower, joins Merrill.
Money Anxiety Index at 6-Year Low: The Implications for Advisors
Advisors who want a better grasp on financial confidence should be looking at what people actually do with their money, not just what they say.
4 Experts Make 11 Predictions on Stocks, Economy for 2015
Wary optimism, not great expectations, pinpoints the outlook for stocks in 2015, top equity strategists say.
Fixed Indexed Annuities to Hold ‘Bright Spot’ in 2015
Fixed indexed annuities and immediate and deferred income annuities are showing “strong growth,” says the IRI's Cathy Weatherford.