Don’t Fear the New Boss at the Minneapolis Fed
For one thing, former Treasury official Neel Kashkari isn’t a liquidationist, despite what Paul Krugman thinks.
Fidelity and Betterment, Once Partners, Become Robo Rivals
Fidelity says its digital deal with Betterment “was not gaining significant traction with our clients." Betterment's goal is to be the "leading digital-first custodian."
Bill Gross Doesn’t Let SEC Guidelines Stop Big Bond Bets
The Janus manager used derivatives to make a billion-dollar emerging-market wager, taking advantage of a gray area under U.S. securities rules.
Ultra-Wealthy Boost Investments in 3 Areas, Cut Back in 3: Tiger 21
Cash allocations fell to their lowest level since 2008, the high-net-worth investing club reported.
Activists Are Tough on Companies They Don't Own
Two researchers measured activism by looking not at firms targeted by activists, but at the competitors of those firms.
Dangers of De-risking Portfolios in Retirement: FinaMetrica’s Resnik
Paul Resnik shows that there are good arguments for actually increasing equity asset exposure around retirement, but Michael Kitces is skeptical.
Despite Bull Market, Americans Still Lack Financial Confidence
Americans are feeling less confident about their financial situation, with Social Security the top worry, according to Hearts & Wallets.
More Than 80% of Fund Managers See December Rate Hike: Poll
That's up from October, when only 43% of managers predicted a hike this year, Merrill says.
Malkiel: Why Emerging Markets Investing Is Well Worth the Risk
Adding emerging markets to a global portfolio could reduce risk, while CAPE data suggests EM could yield attractive long-term returns, Burton Malkiel writes on ThinkAdvisor.
10 Best Investing Sites for Mobile Users—2015: Dalbar
Dalbar ranked the mobile sites of 46 financial services companies and these 10 stood out for their design, content, security and more.