Why Bond Bears Are Wrong
Any Wall Street pro will probably tell you there’s plenty to hate about bonds. Yet doom-and-gloom forecasts for the bond market continue to be wrong.
Bill Gross: German Bunds Are the ‘Short of a Lifetime’
Janus' Bill Gross laid out his case for the move as critics said widespread short selling of 10-year bunds would lead to "financial Armageddon."
Schwab Marries Strategic Beta, Market-Cap Strategies
Schwab’s Tony Davidow believes there’s a role for active, market-cap and fundamental index strategies in building portfolios.
How to Mimic Hedge Funds With ETFs
It's a complicated, but viable, process for advisors, says Adam Patti of IndexIQ.
Top Portfolio Products: SSGA Rolls Out Multi-Factor SPDR ETF
Plus, Exceed Investments adds fund that tracks Nasdaq’s structured-product index.
Schwab Posts 7% Profit Decline for Q1 Despite Asset Growth
The company points to higher compensation costs as a cause of its falling net income.
Will Energy Mergers Speed Up After Shell-BG Deal?
A Brunswick survey of oil and gas specialists found that 68% of analysts and investment managers expect more M&A activity but only 20% of bankers and lawyers do.
Top Portfolio Products: New ETFs Adjust for Rising Rates, Fluctuating Currencies
Invesco PowerShares and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management launch products that focus on investors' latest market concerns.
Using Leveraged and Inverse ETFs to Manage Market Risks
Leveraged and inverse ETFs can magnify the gains on a market rise or a short sale. But they aren't for everyone.
Best Full-Service Investment Firms Ranked by Investors: J.D. Power — 2015
Overall satisfaction is stagnant across full-service broker-dealers, the survey finds.