Don’t Diss Bond Funds: Goldman Sachs
As interest rates rise and investors withdraw billions from bond funds, Goldman Sachs Asset Management is asking them to take a closer look at fund performance and asset allocations.
Top Portfolio Products: New Factor ETFs From iShares
Credit Suisse launches a silver covered-call ETN as North Peak rolls out an inflation-hedged strategy.
3 Actions for Worried Investors: BlackRock
BlackRock's chief strategists have stepped forward with three actions for uncertain investors to take as stocks reach market highs and bonds stay stuck in single-digit territory.
DoubleLine’s Gundlach Crushes Notion of Great Rotation, Bond Bubble
The Fed and the U.S. Treasury clearly don’t want any customers outside of central banks and active traders like himself, DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach says.
Top Portfolio Products: PIMCO, Vanguard Launch More EM Bond Funds
In addition, Vanguard says it will no longer accept new fund flows into the Wellington and Intermediate-Term Tax-Exempt funds.
Top Portfolio Products: Schwab Adds New Target Date Funds
In addition over the last week, BlackRock introduced the Managed Volatility VI Fund, formerly BlackRock Balanced Capital VI, and Salient Partners introduced its new Risk Parity Fund.
Low Interest Rates Are Driving Insurers Out of the Bond Market: BlackRock
Insurers are likely to move asset allocations as low rates challenge business models and profitability, says BlackRock’s global insurance industry outlook.
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.
Raymond James Boosts Fees, Commissions 8% in August to $250M
These results are complemented by a 1% jump in assets to $383 billion.
Patton’s Fund Picks, Pt. 9: Multi-Alternative and World Allocation
In the final blog in a nine-post series, advisor Mike Patton tells us what funds he likes in the multi-alternative and world allocation categories.