Is Equity Risk Scarier Than Interest Rate Risk in Fixed Income?
The biggest risk in bond portfolios isn't interest rates, two experts say; it's the extra equity risk taken on by investors seeking income.
U.S. Investors Prefer Active Management to Navigate Volatility: MFS
Nearly three-quarters of U.S. professional investors look to active managers for capital protection.
‘Window of Opportunity’ for Interest Rate Hike Is Nigh: MFS
An MFS fixed income expert compares current wages, core CPI and unemployment to previous Fed hiking cycles — and finds they're remarkably similar.
Recession Not Nigh; Q1 GDP Drop a Fluke: MFS
MFS strategist James Swanson says the current economic cycle is longer than average and explains why the first-quarter slowdown didn't worry him.
Krawcheck to Speak at Raymond James Women’s Symposium
The broker-dealer expects more than 200 female advisors and about 30 prospective advisors at its 20th annual event.
New Hire Roundup: Clearbrook Names Leslie Billet Managing Director
Deb Clarke has become Mercer's global head of investment research, and Bruce Graham recently joined CAPTRUST Financial Advisors as a vice president and advisor.
New Hire Roundup: Dana McLaughlin Joins Beirne Wealth Consulting
This week in new hires, CLA Wealth Advisors added George Hostal, and Hartford Funds brought in Shaun McDonald and Dylan White.
MFS Sees Pent-Up Demand Fueling 2013 Growth
James Swanson, MFS’ chief investment strategist, also warned boomers against tying up too much money in U.S. government bonds.
Top Portfolio Products: Goldman Rolls Out MLP Fund
In addition, Franklin Templeton Launches EM Bond Fund, while Global X introduces ETFs with focus on Nigeria and Central Asia/Mongolia.
New Hire Roundup: U.S. Bank Wealth Management Welcomes Mook
This week in new hires, David Mook joined U.S. Bank Wealth Management, and Sterne Agee welcomed Robert Mohs to its Chicago office.