How to Invest in an Uncertain Bond Market
Is the bond market pricing in too many Fed rate hikes like it did a year ago?
‘Dude, Where’s My Drone?’ and Other Potential Threats to Trump Rally
The Trump rally in equities has been fueled by investors who want to believe, but in 2017 they may need to curb their enthusiasm. Then there are events in the South China Sea to watch.
Has the 2016 Stock Market Rally Stolen Next Year's Expected Gains?
Strategists say the rally in stocks since the presidential election has discounted much of the support it might get from a Trump presidency.
Natixis Plans First Target-Date Suite Focused on ESG: Top Portfolio Products
In other product news, Hartford Funds reduces fees on four of its strategic beta ETFs.
Is There Still Time to Make Money in Oil?
Or is all the good news about production cuts already baked into oil-related asset prices?
More Evidence That Passive Beats Active Among Mutual Funds
The latest S&P Persistence Scorecard shows that few actively managed funds remain at the top of their game three and five years later.
Fed Surprises Financial Markets, Indicating 3 Rate Hikes Next Year
The biggest impact was on the dollar, which soared while stocks rose, then fell, and Treasury yields increased.
Gundlach Sounds Fed Alarm, Warns of Selloff Near Inauguration Day
A 10-year Treasury above 3% is going to hurt, the bond guru says.
Fed Outlook Blurred by Trump’s Fiscal Plans
What to watch for at this week’s Fed policy-making meeting beyond the 0.25% hike that’s expected.
Despite Rising Rates, Not All REITs Are Doomed
Real estate is the worst performing stock sector in the last quarter but that could change.