A Few Surprising Things About Bernanke You Don’t Know
At LPL’s recent conference, the former Fed chairman revealed some things that may surprise you.
Pay Attention, Ignore the Fed
There's a whole generation of traders who have never seen a rate increase, but normalization of interest rates can't get here soon enough for me.
4 Takeaways for Advisors From LPL Conference
The country’s biggest broker-dealer had several key messages for the thousands of advisors in attendance. Even advisors not affiliated with LPL may find them useful.
Bil Gross: ‘Zombies’ Roam Economy Thanks to Low Interest Rates
“Low interest rates are not the cure — they are part of the problem,” Gross writes in his latest outlook.
Fed Says Labor Market Improves as It Moves Toward Rate Rise
The FOMC is moving closer to ending an unprecedented period of near-zero interest rates without providing a clear signal on the timing of liftoff.
‘We’ve Got to Be Close to the Bottom’ on Energy: Cushing Founder
With low energy-equity prices and robust yields, investors should consider "gradually" getting back into the sector, says Cushing founder Jerry Swank.
Grantham: 10 Quick Thoughts to Ruin Your Summer
Jeremy Grantham lists the “potential threats to our well-being” in GMO’s quarterly letter.
Ritholtz: Stop Thinking About the Market as if It Were Human
The language we use to describe market moves changes both our expectations and our behavior.
Koesterich, Doll Watch Corporate Revenues After Tough Week for Stocks
China's stock swoon got the headlines, but in a big week for economic signals, Russ Koesterich and Bob Doll's concerns are closer to home.
How to Explain China’s Stock Market Crash to Your Clients
The crash in the Chinese stock market is very serious, but the likelihood of it spreading to U.S. equity markets is low.