Gundlach Blasts Policies of ‘Zombie Fed,’ Negative Rates
He warns investors to expect no hikes this summer and no Brexit, but a “rocky ride,” and says negative rates are “wrong, wrong, wrong!”
Green Bonds: A Surging Market for Socially Responsible Investing
The green bond market could double in size this year, boosted by issuance from China and U.S. corporations like Apple.
Commodity Funds Outperform for First Time in Years
Even in a year when commodities are outperforming stocks and bonds investors should choose commodity funds carefully.
Majority of Millennial Investors Say They’re Interested in Alts: AMG Poll
Millennials believe active management is important to portfolio performance.
Volatility Driving Investors to Increase Portfolio Diversity
Natixis reports low-volatility and alternative funds continue to rise in popularity to blunt market volatility. Report also looks at three Q1 trends.
Ric Edelman: DOL Rule Will Kill Off Half of All Advisors, Gouge Wirehouses
One of the scariest aspects for the financial services industry, Edelman says, is that the new fiduciary rule will allow lawsuits.
FINRA Fines Oppenheimer Nearly $3M on Leveraged ETF Violations
Oppenheimer & Co. failed to “reasonably enforce” policies prohibiting reps from selling retail customers of limited liquidity non-traditional ETFs.
Bill Gross: Historic 40-Year Stock and Bond Run Is Over
To say that Janus bond fund manager Bill Gross is negative on the financial markets would be a major understatement.
SEC Stance on BD Registration for PE Managers Remains Unclear
Little-noticed cases against private equity firms Blackstreet and Rubicon have failed to dispel the confusion over whether PE managers are required to register as brokers.
The Hidden Costs of Passive Investing
Passive investments have implicit implementation costs that result in returns that are “materially depressed,” Research Affiliates writes.