WSJ Upbeat, Roubini Down on Second Half
Just as the economy is showing signs of emergence from a lethargic recovery, economist Nouriel Roubini is warning Americans to lower their expectations, citing a Philly Fed report out today.
Where to Invest When Safe Havens Crumble
“For decades we thought Treasury bonds were the safe haven, and look at what’s happened in the last two months,” a BNY Mellon researcher said.
What’s Next for GDP? Prudential Panelists Agree on Growth, Sort of
Ed Keon is quite bullish, while Quincy Krosby et al. take a more reserved, though optimistic, view on where economy and markets are headed.
MFS Sees Pent-Up Demand Fueling 2013 Growth
James Swanson, MFS’ chief investment strategist, also warned boomers against tying up too much money in U.S. government bonds.
5 Huge Market Shifts, and How Investors Should Respond: Merrill
Bank of America analysts outline trends that are reshaping the global economy and the world's stock markets, while suggesting several steps advisors and their clients can take in response.
Guggenheim Analyst Looks Into Political Crystal Ball
From the sequester to who's up next to run for president, Chris Krueger, an analyst at Guggenheim Partners, gave attendees at the 2013 NAAIM Annual Conference his insights on various topics playing out in Washington.
Strategist Valliere: Economy’s Fundamentals ‘Extremely Good’
Greg Valliere, at the FSI conference, said, "There was no fiscal cliff, there will be no government shutdown, there will be no debt default and the world according to the Mayan calendar did not happen.”
Social Media: Don’t Just Be There, Be Remarkable
Financial Social Media held on Friday a webinar discussing trends in social media that advisors should take note of in 2013.
Top 10 Wealth Management Trends for 2013
Every year brings its own challenges, but 2013 is likely to be an exceptionally dynamic year for wealth managers, the Aite Group predicts.
Kitces on the Top 3 Topics for Advisors in 2013—Topic 3: Obamacare
This year may mark the beginning of a permanent change in separating employment from health insurance. Why this development in health exchanges holds major implications for you and your clients.