5 Things Advisors Should Know About the Democratic Platform
The proposals that Hillary Clinton has announced are "fairly modest from a macroeconomic point of view," a UBS report says.
Fed Leaves Rate Unchanged, Saying Risks Have Diminished
The Fed said risks to the U.S. economy have subsided and the labor market is getting tighter.
Global Investors’ Cash Hits Record Level: Merrill
Allocation to equities dropped to the first underweight reading in four years, according to the BofA Merrill fund manager survey.
Trump Presidency Could Really ‘Damage’ Economy: GMO’s Inker
GMO portfolio manager Ben Inker talks to ThinkAdvisor about the unusual market risk of a Trump presidency, Brexit and a stock bubble on the horizon.
Senate Shakeup Likely as Congress Up for Grabs
Some powerful committee seats could change hands after the election, analysts say. Meanwhile, there's still a budget to pass under voters' watchful, election-season eye.
CEOs Are Paid Fortunes Just to Be Average: Barry Ritholtz
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with more than $200 million when Verizon's purchase of Yahoo is complete.
Exploring Volatility With the Inventor of the VIX
Investing on behalf of clients is a challenge, but it becomes particularly challenging in periods of heightened volatility.
What the Fed Will and Won't Do This Week
The Fed's policy making body likely won't raise rates this week, but watch for some repricing of shorter-maturity U.S. Treasury securities.
Why a Falling Dollar Doesn't Always Mean Big Gains for Commodities
The impact of a falling or rising dollar varies among commodities because of different supply/demand fundamentals and other factors.
GOP Platform: 4 Things Advisors Should Know
According to the platform, Republicans want to gut Dodd-Frank and reinstate Glass-Steagall.