Specter of Fed Chairman Summers Yields Pessimism, Uncertainty
No one knows what "Larry might do," says PIMCO's Mohamed El-Erian.
Why Investment Performance Is a Distraction
Successful investing stems from process, not goals.
Top Portfolio Products: First Trust Launches Managed-Futures ETF
Global X offers an MLP and energy infrastructure ETF, while DMS Funds rolls out a Poland-focused index fund.
What Really Entices Customers to Pay More
Financial advisors like to impress their prospects with boatloads of facts, figures and data. But they might be missing a key ingredient, according to the Harvard Business Review.
Axel Merk Predicts Japan as Next Crisis, Yellen as Next Fed Chief
The world according to Axel Merk? 'Scary,' says global currency fund manager at a roundtable discussion hosted by Merk Funds’ president.
Down and Out in Memphis; Movin’ On Up in Salt Lake City
Location, location, location, goes the old adage—usually in the context of pricey real estate. But a new Harvard-Berkeley study suggests that location may be even more important to poor Americans seeking upward mobility.
New Hire Roundup: Gamble Named Managing Director at F-Squared
This week in new hires, F-Squared Investments named Paul Gamble managing director, and Sean Curry and Kimberly Palleon moved up at BMO Global Asset Management.
Behavioral Finance in the Real World: Fund Profits From Human Bias
Ralf Scherschmidt's fund identifies small-cap companies in the developed world that are overlooked by market bias and then takes advantage of earnings surprises.
5 Best Bits of Advice for College Grads: 2013
Dear graduating class of 2013: Do what you know, don’t do what you love, and stop comparing yourself to other people.
Secret to Life Revealed—by Orchestra Conductor at FPA NorCal
Benjamin Zander, conductor of the Boston Philharmonic, delivered a humorous, inspiring and at times madcap presentation titled “The Art of Possibility” at the FPA 2013 NorCal Conference.