For Bonds in 2013, Many Unhappy Returns: Fixed Income Analysts
The fiscal cliff, an accommodative Fed and slow economy will conspire to push yields down, say analysts with Loomis Sayles, LPL, Morgan Stanley and more.
Will Gold Lose Its Luster in 2013? Commodities Outlook
Many analysts are generally bullish on commodities for 2013, expecting rises in precious-metals prices, but the World Bank disagrees with the consensus.
Philanthropy in 2013: Worry on Cliff Tax Changes; Impact Investing Heats Up
Charities await possible changes to tax laws, as impact investing, donor collaboratives and global philanthropy show strong potential.
As the Year Turns, Time to Go Back to Stocks?
First a reminder--advisor, avoid large losses--but it might also be time to consider these real estate and bond funds
Future of DC Plans Hitched to Economy, Education: Outlook 2013
By now, the move out of DB plans into DC plans has been well-established, although the success of the plans wavers with the strength of the economy. There are also two kinds of 401(k) investors.
Variable Annuity Outlook 2013: Tough Road Ahead
Sun Life Financial’s announcement that it will exit the business is the latest in a growing trend. The main culprit is that many variable annuity products hedged their exposure incorrectly.
Market Uncertainty Makes Alt Outlook Strong for 2013
Alternatives are well-positioned for fiscal cliffs, anemic growth and other uncertainties in 2013 and beyond.
12 Days of Outlooks: What Advisors Need to Know About 2013
AdvisorOne’s editorial dozen of 2013 Outlook stories surveys economy, markets, retirement, practice management and tech future for advisors and their clients.
Three Washington Heavyweights to Drive Advisor Agenda in ’13
Three key Washington heavyweights will have a crucial role in advisors’ lives next year: Elisse Walter, the new SEC chairman; Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the incoming House Financial Services chairman; and Phyllis Borzi, at the DOL’s EBSA.
Top 7 Tech Trends for Advisors in 2013
Technology is not just about Excel spreadsheets anymore. Big tech changes are ahead for advisors in 2013.