Libor Funeral Set for 2021
Bank lending no longer ‘sufficiently active’ to sustain London Interbank Offered Rate; UK regulator says decision not linked to past manipulation.
DC Plan Sponsors Rethink Fixed Income: T. Rowe Price Survey
The survey of plan sponsors finds that equity and target date strategies receive the highest allocation of time and attention.
BlackRock Says `Absolutely Critical' to Look at China Bonds
U.S. life and annuity issuers are major bond buyers.
Gary Shilling: Deflation Likely; Fed ‘Completely Clueless’
The economist, beekeeper and ex-physicist talks to ThinkAdvisor about Trump’s promised fiscal stimulus, robo-advisors and how he makes his predictions.
Investors Should Sit Tight When a Fund Changes Managers: Morningstar
Research by the fund analysis firm found that changes in fund management have little if any impact on fund performance.
Morningstar Acquires 40% Stake in ESG Ratings Firm Sustainalytics
The acquisition extends a partnership with Sustainalytics, which provides the analysis for Morningstar's ESG ratings of mutual funds and ETFs.
Seward & Kissel Launches Regulatory Compliance Service: Portfolio Products
Also, GuideStone Funds introduces a strategic alternatives fund and USCF launched two three-times leverage oil funds.
Bob Doll Sees Stocks Rising; Scores His 10 Predictions
Nuveen's top equity strategist acknowledges investor worries but expects global growth will be strong enough to push equities even higher.
Fear Keeping Investors’ Cash Levels High: Merrill Survey
Fund managers worried about a shock coming from bond markets or central banks.
How to Fix Social Security: Alicia Munnell
A retirement policy guru talks about the stark options Americans face.