Investors Say They Need 9.7% Returns to Meet Goals
Investors have gotten used to stellar returns, and many are not prepared for another market slump, Natixis says.
Top 20 Countries for Retirement Security: 2015
The U.S. keeps its spot near the bottom of the Natixis rankings for the third year running.
New Hire Roundup: Paul Smith Named CEO of CFA Institute
Meanwhile, Nikko Asset Management has hired four executives
Lack of Access to Pension Plans Takes Center Stage at FSR Event
Many Americans don’t have access to pension plans, and even those that do are falling victim to prolonged low interest rates.
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New understanding of behavioral finance means many one-size-fits-all benchmarks are outdated, Natixis and MIT researchers say.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.