U.S. Investor Confidence Drops 10%: State Street
While North American investors are pessimistic, their European counterparts are upbeat, the global survey shows.
Why Advisors Ignore ESG Investing at Their Peril
Advisors who fail to understand the growing popularity of investing according to environmental, social and governance principles risk falling behind their competition.
Don’t Fear the New Boss at the Minneapolis Fed
For one thing, former Treasury official Neel Kashkari isn’t a liquidationist, despite what Paul Krugman thinks.
Seeking Income When a Fed-Induced ‘Winter Is Here’
A slow tightening cycle coupled with moderate growth outside the troubled energy sector may support continuation of the third-longest equity bull market in U.S. history.
Bill Gross Doesn’t Let SEC Guidelines Stop Big Bond Bets
The Janus manager used derivatives to make a billion-dollar emerging-market wager, taking advantage of a gray area under U.S. securities rules.
Ritholtz: Why So Many Hate This Recovery
No matter how much the economy improves, a good number of people insist it hasn’t. Three important factors are at work.
Is the Economy Ready for a Rate Hiking Cycle?
They say history repeats itself. But when it comes to the first interest rate hike since 2006, perhaps it doesn’t.
Fed Minutes Signal Likely Rate Hike in December
A majority of Fed officials have said they expect to raise interest rates this year for the first time since 2006.
PIMCO Dethroned as Emerging-Market Bond King
Stone Harbor Fund rises to top of emerging market heap, as PIMCO is battered by strong dollar and big bets on Brazil.
Dangers of De-risking Portfolios in Retirement: FinaMetrica’s Resnik
Paul Resnik shows that there are good arguments for actually increasing equity asset exposure around retirement, but Michael Kitces is skeptical.