High-Yield Bonds: The One Place Not to Own an ETF
There has been a remarkable trend lately among ETFs invested in high-yield bonds — dramatic outflows of cash.
Making an 'Impact' on Clients With Impact Investing
Need a value prop that’s timely, resonates with clients (especially women and millennials) and actually shows your value? Get on the ESG train.
A Random Talk With Burton Malkiel
Malkiel, the famous author of “A Random Walk Down Wall Street,” talks about why he dislikes smart beta and how he invests his own money.
3 Rules for Picking Alternative ETFs
Many alternative ETFs have come under scrutiny for their lack of effectiveness or liquidity. The "three C's" can help you and your clients avoid pitfalls.
Election ‘Uncertainty’ Isn’t Messing With Market
The word "uncertainty" doesn't mean what you think it means, Barry Ritholtz writes.
Warren Buffett Falls Into the Confidence Trap
The Oracle sees great prosperity ahead. However, the past is an imperfect guarantor of the future.
For IRA Investors, a Warning on DOL Fiduciary Rule
The DOL's conflict of interest rule didn't quite extend fiduciary protection all the way to IRAs, Bob Clark writes.
Russia Should Foment a Bond Market Revolution
What if Russia, or any international bond issuer, just bypassed the middlemen and sold its securities directly to investors?
Got Bonds? Here’s How Clinton and Trump Will Affect Them: Ritholtz
Whether we get Trump’s tax cuts and higher spending or Clinton’s tax increases and higher spending, each will require fairly substantial issuance of Treasuries.
When Sentiment Conflicts With Investing Reality
The public is often a good barometer of what is occurring in the broader economy. But not always, Barry Ritholtz writes.