Market Timing Works, but It Mucks Things Up
The questions on timing: 1) Can it really work for asset managers? 2) Should investors buy into it? 3) How does it affect the market?
6 Companies With the Best Retirement Plans
These companies offer their employees a chance at a good retirement, in ways that range from pension plans to generous matching 401(k) contributions.
Financial Services Explained, Pt. 1: The Cost of Everything
In the first of a series, we look at how advisors young and old can benefit from understanding how the industry works for your clients.
Why Buying Mutual Fund Winners Can Hurt Portfolios: CFRA
Todd Rosenbluth, director of ETF and mutual fund research at CFRA, explains why funds can lead, then lag over a short period of time.
Schwab Profits Soar 33%, Beat Estimates: Q3 Earnings
The firm’s robo-offering now has $10.2 billion in assets, and its pre-tax profit margin topped 41% in the latest period.
For Pre-Retirees Delaying Social Security Benefits, New Tools May Help Fill Income
LifeYield enhances its Social Security Advantage platform to help advisors replace income when clients delay Social Security benefits.
America’s New Normal Will Look Pretty Slow: Fed Economist
San Francisco Fed’s Fernald sees productivity key uncertainty; tepid growth will mean weaker wages and tax revenue gains.
Buffett Hits Trump Back: I’ve Paid Taxes ‘Every Year Since 1944’
By releasing his tax data, Warren Buffett just fact checked Donald Trump over the candidate’s claim during the debate.
Mexican Peso Strengthens on Trump Woes, Rising Oil
The currency has become a bellwether of the presidential elections, according to one analyst.
Tech, Energy Propel Hedge Funds’ September Gain: HFR
The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index gained a bit in September, posting its seventh straight positive monthly performance.