Why Ken Fisher Hates Annuities
The Fisher Investments founder tells ThinkAdvisor about what he calls the “lies” annuity salespeople tell and how he buys clients out of their surrender fees.
Top Portfolio Products: A High Dividend ETF and Climate Change Index
This week's additions also include a concentrated portfolio of stocks for companies headed by women.
Can Treasuries and Bunds Keep in Lockstep?
It is likely that the continued gradual healing of the U.S. economy will pull yields in one direction while the likelihood of expanded ECB balance sheet operations will pull in the other. The result is likely to be greater volatility.
Mets Postseason Run Raises Fortunes of Citi Field Bondholders
The team projects total 2016 attendance will rise by 500,000 to 3.1 million, generating an additional $25 million in revenue, a source said.
13 Countries With Better Retirement Systems Than U.S.
Mercer graded 25 countries on their retirement income systems, public and private, with the U.S. near the middle of the ranking, down from last year.
Hottest Deal for Commodity Traders: Buying Their Own Bonds
While the natural resources industry is battling the worst price drop since the financial crisis, traders — particularly in oil — are benefiting from recent price volatility.
High Yield: Are ‘Fixed Income People’ Smarter Than ‘Equity People’?
What are junk spreads telling us about equity risk?
Why the Fed Should Raise Interest Rates This Year: UBS Economist Drew Matus
Zero interest rates don't work when so much of the population is approaching retirement, says Matus.
Confirmed: No Inflation Means No Social Security COLA; Medicare Premiums to Surge for Some
Drop in CPI confirms Social Security beneficiaries will see no benefit increase, again, while upper-income recipients will see big jump in Part B premiums.
BofA, Wells Fargo Top Q3 Estimates
Wealth management results at the wirehouses, though, weaken along with the market's recent decline.