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.
Marc Faber, S&P’s Stovall See Stocks Taking Dive After Fed Surprise
"Total collapse, but from a higher diving board," or "springboard" to a stock rebound? It depends on who you ask.
In Surprise, Fed Says No QE Tapering
The Fed’s policymakers announced Wednesday that it will not start winding down its $85 billion bond program, awaiting better economic news.
PIMCO’s El-Erian Sees Tiny Taper at Fed Meeting, Yellen as Frontrunner
Mohamed El-Erian says he expects a drop of about $10 billion to $15 billion in monthly asset purchases when the FOMC meets Tuesday and Wednesday.
PIMCO’s El-Erian Asks: What’s Happening to Bonds and Why?
It's a question every fixed-income investor is asking these days, but Mohamed El-Erian has come up with some solid observations, answers and investment ideas.
PIMCO Blames Media for Bond Fund Outflows
The financial media are at least partly to blame, according to Douglas Hodge, chief operating officer of the bond giant.
SEC Fiduciary Rule Unlikely in Dodd-Frank’s Third Year of Life
Advisors, including Harold Evensky, and industry officials are increasingly pessimistic that the year will bring a uniform fiduciary rule. However, the first designation of an asset management firm as systemically important could be coming soon.
PIMCO’s El-Erian: Forget Politicians—It’s the Fed That Matters
PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian believes that central banks are better these days at setting policy than politicians.
PIMCO’s Gross Warns: Get Out of Market, Fed’s QE Chemo Treatment Failing
The lifeblood of America’s ailing economy—the Fed's QE plan—may be “anemic, oxygen-starved, or even leukemic,” warns bond king Bill Gross in his latest missive to shareholders.
Time to Exit Market, Warn El-Erian, Rosenberg, Kotlikoff
PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian is one of many prominent names voicing a deep skepticism of the stock market, suggesting the time to exit risky assets is at hand.