Who Will Slay the Index-Investing Dragon?
While the proportion of funds that are passively managed is at at an all-time high, alpha seekers should not despair.
Longevity Is Killing Us: BlackRock’s Larry Fink
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink is calling on government and business leaders to make the retirement funding crisis a national priority.
Nouriel Roubini: The 2013 IA 25 Extended Profile
“2morrow I speak at Long-term Global Trends & Their Implications for the IMF,” Nouriel Roubini recently tweeted, which is typical, since he’s everywhere and seemingly always reacts to the latest financial crisis in real time.
Crossing Paths: The 2013 IA 25
With Investment Advisor's 11th annual list of the most influential individuals in and around the advisor business, we decided to do something different.
Will Indexing Kill the Market?
One of the fundamental laws of investing is that when everyone agrees on something there is something important they are not seeing.
Roubini: Minimal Growth ‘at Best’ in 2013
The legendary bear says tax hikes on wealthy Americans and government spending cuts will have a severe impact on economic growth in the United States this year.
PIMCO’s Gross, Roubini Slam Fed Over Possible Bubble
In his characteristically blunt assessment of the situation, NYU economist Nouriel Roubini told The Daily Ticker that “the mother of all bubbles has begun.”
Roubini: Sequester Could Mean Another Downgrade
Perma-pessimist Nouriel Roubini says that despite efforts to downplay the effects of the coming automatic spending cuts, the impact will be significant.
Sentimental Fools: Pity the Poor Mutual Fund Investor
Mutual fund investors exhibit remarkable skill when selecting mutual funds--remarkably awful, that is. How an advisor can help underperforming fund investors avoid sentimental pitfalls.
Roubini: Current Market Correction ‘Bellwether’ of Worse to Come
‘Tis the season for economic outlooks, and NYU professor and economist Nouriel Roubini doesn’t like what he sees.