Fed Drops ‘Patient’ Stance, Opening Door to June Rate Increase
“An increase in the target range for the federal funds rate remains unlikely at the April” meeting, the FOMC said in a statement Wednesday.
8 Steps for a 2015 Portfolio Cleanup: Morningstar’s Benz
The mutual fund expert shares her latest tips for paring portfolios laden with too much "stuff."
PIMCO Rehires Spence, Banet to Rebuild After Gross Departure
PIMCO has named Nobel laureate Michael Spence as consultant and rehired money manager Jeremie Banet as executive vice president.
PIMCO’s Gross Used $45 Billion in Derivatives to Lift Fund Gain
Bill Gross is relying on derivatives rather than Janet Yellen to raise his returns on government bonds.
Don’t Believe Headlines About Rising U.S. Rates: Merk
Axel Merk warns that a focus on real rather than nominal rates shows the dollar should be headed down and gold up.
Powerful Performance From Dividends
While it's easy to overlook the value of dividends during bull markets like this one, they remain a key component of equity returns from a longer-term perspective.
GMO’s Inker: Don’t Outlive Your Retirement Money
The GMO strategist talks with Research about dynamic asset allocation and more.
Top Portfolio Products: T. Rowe Price Launches Credit Opportunities Fund
Other new products include global infrastructure, strategic income and real-return funds from Invesco.
Obamacare Wins U.S. Bond Converts as Slowing Costs Tame CPI
Regardless of what Americans think about Obamacare, reining in health care costs is winning the support of investors in U.S. Treasuries.
3 Reasons Why You Need Inflation Protection Now
Even modest amounts of inflation can be harmful—in some ways, even more so than deflation.