Top Portfolio Products: New Socially Responsible Funds From TIAA-CREF
New products and changes introduced over the last week also include plans for global environmental, social and governance scores from Morningstar.
Oil at 6-Year Low Amid Global Glut. How Low Can It Go?
Gary Shilling says crude is headed to between $10 and $20 a barrel, while Jeff Saut expects “outstanding opportunities” to buy oil-related securities, including MLPs.
China’s Confusing Currency Devaluation Means Get ‘Buy Lists’ Ready
The market’s big move on the China story appears to be like most big moves in summertime — exaggerated — because trading is thin, analysts say.
GMO’s Montier: Stocks Are Nowhere Near Fair Value
It would take 60 years for today’s stock market to be considered fair value assuming real interest rates remain at -2%, Montier says.
Fixed Income ETF Flows Anticipate Rate Hike in September: SSgA
“Investors shifted their focus away from [aggregate] funds and toward government and corporate funds, perhaps attempting to better position portfolios," SSgA's Dave Mazza says.
Greenspan: Be Afraid, Bond Bubble Is Bubbling
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan says there is an “extraordinarily unstable position” in the price-to-earnings ratio.
Morningstar: SSGA's Mazza on ETF Innovation
With so many available funds, is innovation in the ETF space over? Dave Mazza of State Street answers the question.
PIMCO’s Latest Woes: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
The SEC is looking at “odd lot” pricing of non-agency MBS, which is no simple matter, says a Morningstar researcher.
Surprise! Fees Not Reason Active Investing Loses vs. Passive
Researchers from S&P Capital IQ and S&P Dow Jones Indices found some surprising data on fees, returns, bear markets and more.
Large-Cap ETFs Lead Robust July Inflows
U.S.-listed exchange-traded funds took in nearly $23 billion in July, up from $18 billion in June, ETF.com reported.