Summers Says Markets Underestimating Risks of Trump Presidency
Former Treasury secretary sees “extraordinary uncertainty” and says Navarro-Ross paper is “well beyond voodoo economics.”
2017: Most Volatile Year for Political Risk Since WWII, Says Eurasia Group
Among those risks, the breakdown of central government institutions, which isn't inevitable but possible, according to the global risk research firm.
DOL Tries to Clarify QDIA Regs on Annuities in TDFs
Can target-date funds that feature annuities be used as qualified default investment alternatives in 401(k) plans? The DOL tries to explain.
S&P 500 Ends Year Up 9.3%; Dow Jones Rallies 13% in '16
Meanwhile, oil has best year since 2009, as gold rises most since 2011.
Trump’s Tweets Are Reviving Gold as Haven
Bullion price seen jumping 12% in 2017, analyst survey shows; 140-character missives by president-elect signal new paradigm.
Lessons From My Anxious Holiday Shopping
Somehow, I survived the uncertainty and anxiety of what economists often regard as an inefficient tradition: spending hours looking for the right holiday gifts.
Impact Investor Assets Grew 18% Between 2013 and 2015: Survey
Investors were highly satisfied with both financial returns and impact performance, according to a GIIN survey.
Golden Era of Hedge Funds Draws to a Close, Clients in Revolt
Investors are up in arms as traders get rich on management fees. The million-dollar question: Who will keep earning 2 and 20?
Top 2017 Emerging EMEA Picks Are All Things Russia; Avoid Turkey
Investors seek bargains in politically stable countries; some asset managers favor Egypt’s local-currency bonds.
Oil Trades Near 17-Month High as Market Seen Balancing in 2017
Iraq, Venezuela said to implement production cuts on Jan. 1; OPEC and non-OPEC monitoring panel will meet to track compliance.