Best 10 Investment Picks for 2012: Morgan Stanley
Morgan's Global Investment Committee released a list of 10 investment opportunities it believes “offer attractive valuation and other attributes fitting to the times.”
Templeton’s Mobius on 2012 Outlook: Market Volatility Here to Stay
Market volatility will be a continued risk in 2012, and it’s difficult to say when the next crisis may hit, says Mark Mobius, Franklin Templeton’s emerging markets guru.
An Advisor’s 5 Market Wishes for 2012
Will 2012 be just like 2011? One advisor has five wishes for the new year.
Outlook 2012: Equities–Top 5 Trade Ideas for the New Year
Here’s what the experts are saying about the investment outlook for stocks in 2012.
Outlook 2012: Annuities — Industry at Crossroads, With Weatherford, Greenwald, Cortazzo
The fact that two major carriers in recent weeks have announced their exit from the annuity business should tell us all we need to know about the health and viability of the industry. If only it were that simple.
Outlook 2012: Retirement — Boomer Surveys Tell Us They’re Happy (Even If Broke)
The most beloved statistical study in the advisor world—namely, the retirement survey—was a veritable cottage industry in 2011, the year the first of the baby boomers began marking their milestone 65th birthday.
Outlook 2012: Washington — Final Outcomes on Fiduciary, SRO?
The regulatory/legislative front will heat up in the New Year for advisors, with four issues taking center stage—the SEC and DOL's fiduciary rules, an SRO for advisors and the 'switching' of advisors.
Outlook 2012: Fixed Income View From AXA, BondDesk, LPL & Eagle
As the debt crisis continues to weigh on yields, analyst says investors should pick munis, corporates carefully.
Outlook 2012: Key to Alternative Investing Is More Diversification
Last year's choices for top alternative investments didn't fare so well and a change to a more diversified strategy may be the way to go in 2012.
Outlook 2012: Value Investing — A Glimmer in the Gloom
Like value investment gurus Warren Buffett and Benjamin Graham, today's stock pickers believe that investment is most intelligent when it is most businesslike.