Bill Gross on Low Rates: ‘How’s It Workin’ for Ya?’
“Global markets and individual economies are increasingly ‘addled’ and distorted” as central banks cut rates, sometimes to negative territory, Gross writes.
Why Are Stocks Falling in Sync With Oil Prices?
The stock market is “treating the plunge in oil prices as an indicator of global growth,” says BlackRock's Russ Koesterich. “That’s wrong.”
How Mutual Fund Flows Put RIA Clients at Risk
Retail investors’ whims can pose a threat to RIAs' clients, dragging fund returns down about 1.5 percentage points annually, Gurtin Fixed Income Management finds.
Top Portfolio Products: Northern Trust Adds Target Date-Like Funds
A new twist on the target date fund plus a wellness marketplace for small and midsize companies.
A Recession Is Coming: Wilmington Trust
Investors in the meantime should look toward income-earning investments because capital gains will be limited, says CIO Tony Roth.
Best Fund Managers of 2015: Morningstar
Morningstar picked its Fund Managers of the Year from domestic stock, international stock, fixed income, allocation and alternatives funds.
Don’t Bet on Active Management to Beat the Volatile Market
"Active managers have nowhere to go to escape [a crisis] except into cash ... and going to cash almost never happens," says Morningstar's John Rekenthaler.
Liquid Alternatives Stumble to 3.5% Loss in 2015
Liquid alternatives limped out of 2015, their performance dragged down by losses in all the sub-strategies, Wilshire reported.
Top Portfolio Products: Vanguard Reopens Fund, Shifts Managers
Forethought Life Insurance launches retirement business development department.
Templeton’s $42 Billion Manager Says Gloom Has Gone Too Far
Heather Arnold, who spends all day assessing the prospects for the world’s economies and their stock markets, doesn’t see too much to worry about.