Still a Lot of Negativity on Housing
I am not advocating an expansion of home ownership as a government policy, but given the state of the economy, housing prices and historically low interest rates, many people should buy a home.
PIMCO at Odds With Goldman on Yellen as September Rate Bets Rise
While PIMCO's Clarida sees no news in Fed chair’s Friday speech, Goldman says comments lift chance of September increase to 40%.
Top Portfolio Products: Schwab, BlackRock Introduce New Funds
Schwab introduced a very low-cost line of target date funds; BlackRock added a social impact bond fund.
Foundations Adjusting to Lower Returns, for Now
Private and community foundations are holding spending steady amid lower returns, but can they live with middling investment performance in the long run?
Yellen Raises Odds of a Rate Hike as Early as September
The Fed chair told the annual gathering in Jackson Hole that the "case for an increase in fed funds has strengthened in recent months."
Citigroup: A Trump Victory in November Could Cause a Global Recession
Economic growth could suffer, says Chief Economist Willem Buiter, and markets could face a short-term "shock."
Can Markets Predict Presidential Elections?
Low volatility this summer may be an indication the stock markets are beginning to price in a Clinton win, according to LPL CIO Burt White.
The Me Generation Becomes the Investing Generation
Boomers get no respect but should get renewed attention from advisors, since even in retirement their assets are growing.
Time for Fed to Normalize Rates: LPL's White
The chief investment officer of the IBD says that low interest rates are doing more economic harm than good.
401(k) Lawsuit Accuses Morgan Stanley and Board of Self-Dealing
A former employee says Morgan Stanley knows exactly who should buy its worst performing funds: the bank’s own workers.