7 Reasons Women Make Better Money Managers Than Men
Having more female money managers is a smart diversification strategy, author Meredith Jones says. Here are some reasons they often outperform.
Top Portfolio Products: Hancock, Russell Add New Funds
Plus, T. Rowe Price closes health-sciences fund to new investors.
Apple Is the New Pimco, and Tim Cook Is the New Bond King
Tech companies hoarding cash have become big fixed income players, going after investment-grade offerings.
What Makes Sequence of Returns Risk So Dangerous
Ron Surz uses a thought experiment to clarify sequence of returns risk and its perilous implications for target-date investors.
Vanguard Adjusts 4 Global Funds
The fund giant adds small-cap stocks to four international equity investments but doesn’t raise fees.
Who Wins ‘Passive vs. Active’ Institutional Debate? Pt. 2: U.S. Large Cap Growth
Among U.S. large-cap mutual funds, active beats passive.
60% of Financial Sector Has Government Backing: Richmond Fed
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s “bailout barometer” says the government's safety net reaches $26 trillion — far beyond U.S. GDP.
Bill Gross: Bund ‘Short of a Lifetime’ Was Right Trade, Wrongly Executed
The Janus bond manager acknowledges trouble executing his infamous German bund trade but thinks he can get it right next time.
Top Portfolio Products: American Funds, Well Fargo Add New Series, Changes
Also, AccuShares adds ETFs that track VIX, while Lincoln Financial launches a universal life product.
PIMCO Funds Down, Not Out (Yet): Morningstar
Still, the group has lost 37% of its assets since January 2014, Morningstar research shows.