How Advisors Can Earn Client Loyalty
Clients cling to advisors whose wisdom, judgment and integrity they respect. To earn such loyalty, disregard B-school dogma — and listen to Aristotle.
GMO’s Montier: Stocks Are Nowhere Near Fair Value
It would take 60 years for today’s stock market to be considered fair value assuming real interest rates remain at -2%, Montier says.
Bill Gross: Bund ‘Short of a Lifetime’ Was Right Trade, Wrongly Executed
The Janus bond manager acknowledges trouble executing his infamous German bund trade but thinks he can get it right next time.
Get Ready for a Decade of 1% Annual Returns: Research Affiliates
Research Affiliates agrees with Larry Summers' argument that the U.S. is facing secular stagnation and years of weak demand and slow growth.
GMO: Monetary Policy Is ‘The Greatest Con Ever Perpetuated’
GMO's James Montier chides policymakers for devoting attention to "a make-believe concept" while ignoring a tool that could reignite economic growth.
High CEO Pay Equals Low Corporate Performance: GMO Report
A savvy portfolio manager wants to buy shares of companies focused like a laser beam on maximizing shareholder value, right? Not so, says GMO.
On Smart Beta, Smart Skeptics
While many institutions and advisors have put money into smart-beta vehicles, there are as many asset managers and industry observers who are skeptical, to put it mildly, of smart-beta proponents’ claims.
The Perfectly Dangerous Thing Your Clients Want
What a Michelle Pfeiffer photo shoot can teach advisors about their clients.
10 Best Finance Tweets of the Month: July
The Twitterverse lit up with the Winklevoss twins' plan to launch a Bitcoin ETF. Also, PIMCO's Bill Gross talked Twinkies, and a few ThinkAdvisor top influencers tweeted about a copyright case.