Natixis: Ebola Won’t ‘End the Capital Markets as We Know Them’
David Lafferty, chief market strategist at Natixis Global, says U.S. economy remains strong despite market selloff and disturbing geopolitical events.
S&P 500 Companies Spend 95% of Profits on Buybacks, Payouts
Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index really love their shareholders. Maybe too much.
Clients’ Emotional Decisions Give Financial Advisors Angst
Meanwhile, few few investors say they see a connection between managing their emotions and investment success.
Despite Saving More, Workers Still Face Retirement Shortfalls
Although participation and contribution rates are fairly high in 401(k) plans, Natixis finds many participants, especially baby boomers, are on track to fall short.
Better Benchmarks Through Behavioral Finance?
New understanding of behavioral finance means many one-size-fits-all benchmarks are outdated, Natixis and MIT researchers say.
Natixis to Fund Study on Investor Behavior
Natixis hopes an MIT study will help create automated, customized processes to help conflicted modern-day investors make better decisions.
Investors Hope for 10% Return, Yet Shy From Risk: Natixis
Americans are mostly risk-averse yet expect aggressive returns on their investments in order to comfortably fund retirement, Natixis finds.
Retirement Readiness Crisis Still Looms Despite Some Improvement
The retirement outlook is slightly brighter this year, according to recent research, but most workers age 60 or older still plan to put retirement off.
Top 20 Countries for Retirement Security: 2014
Despite improvements, the U.S. ranking in the Natixis Global Asset Management 2014 Global Retirement Index is not so hot.
Advisors Optimistic About Clients’ Retirement, but Challenges Persist
Despite an aging client base, advisors aren’t looking for younger clients, Natixis says in a report.