Ian Bremmer: We’re in a Geopolitical Recession; That’s Not the Biggest Problem
The economist tells Schwab Impact attendees that the more serious problem facing the developed world is the de-legitimization of our leaders.
GMO’s Grantham: ‘Presidential Cycle’ for Investors Is Over
The GMO strategist says that thanks to the Federal Reserve no more big third-year market gains are possible.
Liz Ann Sonders: Risk of Recession Low, but Inflation Picking Up
As for election ramifications, Schwab’s investment strategist says history shows that “when incumbent party wins, the stock market wins.”
Mergers Raise Prices, Not Efficiency
The data show that while mergers may work out well for shareholders, they don't help the economy grow.
Investing in Change: What Advisors Need to Know About Thematic Investing
As an advisor, you know that there's a strong correlation between client engagement and business growth.
How the VIX Reads S&P 500’s Future
Following the Brexit vote this summer and ahead of the impending U.S. presidential election, the VIX has become a bit of a rock star.
Advisor Top-of-Mind Index: Volatility, Election, Fed
Advisors in Eaton Vance survey said "protecting wealth from market volatility" remains their top concern.
ETFs Gather Record Assets in Q3: ETFGI
Assets invested in exchange-traded funds and products hit new highs at the end of the third quarter, ETFGI reported.
Market Timing Works, but It Mucks Things Up
The questions on timing: 1) Can it really work for asset managers? 2) Should investors buy into it? 3) How does it affect the market?
6 Companies With the Best Retirement Plans
These companies offer their employees a chance at a good retirement, in ways that range from pension plans to generous matching 401(k) contributions.