Bill Gross vs. the Equity Cult
Asking PIMCO founder Bill Gross his opinion of stocks is like asking the late Steve Jobs his opinion of Windows.
Equities Cult High Priest Malkiel Burns PIMCO’s Gross: Reducing Stocks Would Be ‘Huge Mistake’
PIMCO Chairman Bill Gross launched a bond investor’s jihad recently with his remarks that the “cult of equities is dying.” Burton Malkiel, author of “A Random Walk Down Wall Street,” is the latest to fire back.
Bogle Joins Gross-Siegel ‘Food Fight’
The smackdown between Bill Gross and Jeremy Siegel continues, this time with Twitter as the venue.
PIMCO’s Gross Slams Draghi, Says Jeremy Siegel Belongs in ‘Ivory Tower’
The co-CIO of PIMCO said Draghi should have offered concrete policy steps at Thursday’s ECB policy meeting.
Ivy League All-Star Investment Team: At Point Guard, Jeremy Lin
Consider: If advisors act as asset allocation point guards for their clients, which Ivy Leaguers would you want on your team?
Registrations Rise for TD Ameritrade Institutional’s Conference, Says Bradley
Registrations for TD Ameritrade Institutional’s 2012 National Conference are up from last year, says Tom Bradley, the firm's institutional president, helped by the presence of some high-profile speakers like Vice President Dick Cheney and former head of the FDIC Sheila Bair.
Stark Advice on Risk Avoidance From Leading Academic
Zvi Bodie has long been a lone wolf in the financial services industry. The Boston University finance professor and veteran risk avoidance advocate, has himself risked being pelted with eggs, or worse.
Cohen & Steers: Investors Should Seek High-Dividend Stocks
A new white paper released by investment manager Cohen & Steers on Monday maintains that dividend oriented companies are "strongly positioned to continue raising pay-outs and deliver solid returns." The report also says these companies are “trading at attractive prices and offer great upside potential.”
Jeremy Siegel Slams TIPS, Recommends Dividend-Paying Stocks
Wharton professor and frequent industry lecturer Jeremy Siegel took to the pages of The Wall Street Journal Monday to warn of the dangers of the Treasury bond market.
Small Investors Fleeing Stocks as Bond Prices Soar
Investors are pulling out of stock mutual funds in droves, though foreign stock funds are still attracting cash.