‘No Fooling, Good Quarter for Bonds’: LPL Strategist
But there are issues that complicate performance for the rest of the year, according to Anthony Valeri.
El-Erian: How to Ease Threat to Global Stocks From Ukraine Crisis
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor to Allianz, lists five possible developments in Ukraine that would reassure global investors.
Top Rated Fund Families: A Morningstar Report Card
Morningstar gives letter grades, from A to C, to the biggest fund groups, considering stewardship, manager tenure and performance.
El-Erian to Global Investors: Be Worried (but Don’t Panic)
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor to Allianz, says the global markets’ tranquility may be misguided and geopolitical risk is "underpriced."
Gross, El-Erian Clashed in PIMCO ‘Pressure Cooker’
Wall Street Journal says tension with Gross drove El-Erian out; management consultant Eric Flamholtz weighs in on "unhealthy" culture at PIMCO.
Top Portfolio Products: Euronext, PowerShares Announce Index-Based Portfolio
Other new products include a muni bond ETF from Market Vectors and a variable annuity offering access to alternative investments from Guardian Life.
El-Erian: Fed Hasn’t Won Post-QE War (Yet)
The head of PIMCO gives four reasons to take a cautious approach to the markets in 2014.
Bill Gross and His Wife Commit Entire Fortune to Charity
Bill Gross and Carl Icahn got into a verbal boxing match about philanthropy last week.
PIMCO’s Hodge: Default on U.S. Debt Is ‘Unthinkable’
The Morningstar event serves as a bellwether for market participants’ worries about politicking in Washington over the shutdown and the debt ceiling deadline.
At ETF Conference, Reminders on Advisors’ Role and Investors’ Concerns
Doug Hodge of PIMCO kicked off the conference with a paean to the role of ETFs in client portfolios. In the Q&A that followed, investors' big concerns took center stage.