Research Affiliates Screens for Smart vs. Dumb Dividends
The investment firm says its dividend strategy adds 2% per year by picking "cherries" and screening out "lemons."
60% of Financial Sector Has Government Backing: Richmond Fed
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s “bailout barometer” says the government's safety net reaches $26 trillion — far beyond U.S. GDP.
Bill Gross: Still the Bond King—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
In spite of a tumultuous few months, the eccentric bond fund manager is still making waves.
Morgan Stanley Agrees to $2.6 Billion Mortgage Settlement With US
Other firms have agreed to spend more than $35 billion over issues tied to the ’08 financial crisis.
Housing Market May Never Recover
Despite government aid, rock-bottom interest rates and enthusiastic overseas buyers, housing may never spring back to its pre-recession levels.
BlackRock’s Rieder Fund Snags PIMCO Assets
Rieder, who runs the $4.1 billion fund, has delivered 7% over the past year, making it the top bond fund.
Lobbyists Gear Up to Prod New Congress on User Fees, Retirement, Cybersecurity
The IAA, for one, sees an opportunity to gain Republican support for an SEC user-fees bill.
New Hire Roundup: Marc Seidner Joins PIMCO as Managing Director
Also, BlackRock has named Chip Castille chief retirement strategist, a new position.
AIG Shareholders Still Want a Nicer Bailout
Why would anyone call Paulson, Geithner and Bernanke to testify on Delaware’s corporate governance standards for reverse stock splits? There's something else going on here.
PIMCO’s Ivascyn to Challenge Gross With Unconstrained Fund
The new group CIO is about to go head to head with Bill Gross in the fastest-growing segment of fixed income: unconstrained funds.