Should Americans Be Required to Save for Retirement?
“Everybody’s a rugged individualist,” said Anthony Webb, an economist at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, “until things go wrong.”
El-Erian, Fink, Advisors on What’s Next in Wake of Debt Deal
No one is happy with the deal, but the impact on clients might not be as bad as you think.
Money Floods Into Stocks via ETFs as Industry Hits 20-Year Mark
Last year marked an all-time high for the industry on the eve of its 20th anniversary, and ETFs are soon expected to surpass a record $2 trillion in global assets.
BlackRock’s Fink: 95% of Fiscal Cliff Pundits ‘Have No Clue’
Larry Fink is trying his hand as television pundit, and he doesn’t like what he sees.
BlackRock’s Fink: U.S. Politicians ‘Snoring Away’ on Europe, Economy
Fink says no full recovery in United States until 2014; adds that the resignation of Barclay’s Diamond is “sad for me.”
Stocks Cheap? Don’t Believe It
The 'cheap stock' argument is pretty appealing, especially since bond yields are so low. BlackRock CEO Larry Fink recently went so far as to recommend a 100% allocation to equities.
BlackRock Launches Education Initiative for Volatile Markets
BlackRock launched on Wednesday what it calls a “multi-faceted global initiative,” designed to help investors deal with low yields and volatile markets.
Top 20 TIPS Funds in 401(k) Plans: BrightScope
Research firm BrightScope announced this week the Top 20 Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) funds by total distribution.
Buffett Backs Fink on Controversial Allocation Advice
Calling bonds “among the most dangerous of assets,” Buffett's sentiment adds credence to BlackRock Chairman Larry Fink’s controversial advice from Wednesday that investors should allocate 100% of their assets to equities.
BlackRock’s Fink Advises 100% Allocation to Equities
BlackRock's Larry Fink told Bloomberg Television from Hong Kong that investors should have 100% of investments in equities due to low valuations and higher returns than bonds.