Goldman President Cohn Will ‘Probably Read’ Op-Ed Writer’s Tell-All Book
Is all forgiven? Probably not.
Global Investing and Election: 6 Key Strategies by 6 Top Analysts
To sort out the pros and cons of international investing this election season, AdvisorOne went straight to the source for some of the best commentary from thought leaders in asset management.
Industrial Output Falls in Japan
The Nikkei took a hit on pessimism over potential Q3 contraction in Japan. Even the possibility of a deal to revive Sharp and the planned IPO of Japan Airlines were not enough to make investors optimistic.
Japan Cuts Economic Assessment
The Japanese government has cut its economic assessment for the first time since October 2011, saying the country’s economy could be in for additional risk if the global economy slows further.
Follow the Money: Where Did Funds Flow in Q2?
In addition to bonds, a select group of equity funds experienced inflows in the March-June period, EPFR Global says.
Growth, Fiscal Union May Emerge from Eurozone Crisis
With the outcome of Sunday’s coming election in Greece casting shadows over the eurozone, leaders in the European Union are turning from austerity to growth and investigating the possibility of a closer fiscal union.
Greek Woes Spread
Repercussions from Greece’s financial troubles are affecting countries far from the Mediterranean.
PIMCO’s Gross: Focus on Short-Term Securities, QE3 Is Coming
The bond king says real assets and commodities should occupy an increasing percentage of portfolios.
BOJ Boosts Stimulus, but Markets Unconvinced
Despite actions taken by the BOJ to boost asset-buying by an additional 10 trillion yen ($124 billion), and a pledge to buy longer-term government bonds, markets shrugged off the move and chalked it up to pandering to political pressure rather than a genuine effort to combat deflation.
Global Bond Market Suffers From Too Much Central Bank Control: Thornburg
Global central banks' determination to keep interest rates low has forced investors to put money into risky securities, Thornburg's fixed-income portfolio managers warn.