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.
Top Portfolio Products: LPL Adds New Offerings to Wealth Platform
MFS rolls out equity income fund and more product-related developments.
New Hire Roundup: FINRA Names New Corporate Communications Head
This week in new hires, FINRA announced that Greg Ahern will be its new head of corporate communications, and Neuberger & Berman welcomed Brendan Gill.
Bob Pozen Pushes to Protect Pensions With ‘Realistic’ Discount Rate
Companies are making their plight even worse by pushing for unrealistically high discount rates, MFS Investment Management Chairman Emeritus Bob Pozen warns.