Changing Demography to Force Big Shift in Retirement Planning
Posting 3% to 4% economic growth 'like we had in the ’70s or ’80s is never going to happen,’ says Research Affiliates' Chris Brightman.
Will 4th-Quarter Magic Strike Stock Market Again?
What history tells us about stock market performance in the fourth quarter before and during a presidential election year.
Top Portfolio Products: Calvert Adds Funds; ValueLine Adds Shares
How Calvert is responding to the growing interest in socially responsible investing plus a possible new crowdfunding platform in the U.S.
Advisors Say Smart Beta, Active Funds Will Boost ETF Growth
Majority of ETF-using advisors in poll say they're also willing to consider funds with track records of less than three years.
Bill Gross: Flat Yield Curve Crushes Capitalism
“Capitalism does not function well” with an “inappropriately flat” yield curve, Gross writes, suggesting a new Fed strategy he calls “Operation Switch.”
ETFs Are Not Just for Trading
ETFs can be just as useful as mutual funds in buy-and-hold strategies.
Q3 ETF Assets Up 7.2% From Year Ago: Broadridge
During the same period, long-term mutual fund assets from third-party distributors declined by $156 billion, or 2%.
Water Investments Are Everywhere and Run Deep
There’s nothing like a drought to make a market focus on water. Investors can bolster their portfolio with these long-term plays.
Top Portfolio Products: A High Dividend ETF and Climate Change Index
This week's additions also include a concentrated portfolio of stocks for companies headed by women.
ETFs: 4 Things Advisors Should Know Before Buying
ETF performance can be influenced by factors not readily apparent to advisors, according to a Pershing paper.