To the Active Managers Go the Spoils in 2014: Natixis
Among other predictions, Natixis sees a sharp split between winners and losers in the stock market, spelling middling results for indexers.
Emerging Markets Not Monolithic; Japan Debt Scary, Says Templeton’s Hasenstab
In 2013, there were big performance differences in Hungary and Indonesia, the Franklin Templeton global bond CIO said.
Kleintop: Forget Bonds; Your Portfolio Needs ‘James Bond’
“There’s no ‘high’ in high yield,” LPL guru Jeffrey Kleintop said during an entertaining and insightful panel discussion at IMCA conference.
Expect Volatility as 4 Big Economic Reports Collide: LPL’s Canally
This week brings four major market-moving reports, a rare confluence that John Canally says can mean 20% more market volatility.
Roubini: Fear of Bond Market Rout Is Overblown
The normally gloomy Nouriel Roubini sees a good year ahead, particularly in stocks, but he warns of huge risks lurking thereafter.
El-Erian: Fed Hasn’t Won Post-QE War (Yet)
The head of PIMCO gives four reasons to take a cautious approach to the markets in 2014.
PIMCO’s Gross: Fed Playing a ‘Dangerous Game’
Bill Gross explains PIMCO’s outperformance through an approach that doesn’t fight the Fed, but rather deflects its easy-money approach through a retreat from risk.
Think the Fiscal Cliff Was Bad? This One’s Worse
AEI Economist John Makin warns the Fed must aggressively fight deflation or the U.S. will plunge off the "monetary cliff."
How to Capitalize on Three Emerging Macro Trends
Salient Partners looks to benefit from continued deleveraging, increased energy production in North America, and the demographics of emerging markets.
Why Axel Merk Owns Gold
Because the road to hell — a road stretching from the Fed to the Eurozone to the U.K. to Japan — is paved with good intentions, he says.