PIMCO Says ‘Storm Is Brewing’ in Commercial Real Estate
Firm warns prices may fall as much as 5% in next 12 months; buying, refinancing opportunities to emerge for some investors.
Persian Rugs: Still Priceless or a Magic Carpet Ride to Nowhere?
The lifting of Iran sanctions allows Americans to buy Persian carpets for the first time in six years, but are they worth the steep prices?
Reorienting Portfolios for a New World
In the bestseller “The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the 21st Century,” Thomas Friedman argued that the world is now a more level playing field than it has ever been.
So You Can Invest in Crowdfunding. Now What?
Challenges in crowdfunding regulation are already arising for investors and entrepreneurs.
Gundlach Blasts Policies of ‘Zombie Fed,’ Negative Rates
He warns investors to expect no hikes this summer and no Brexit, but a “rocky ride,” and says negative rates are “wrong, wrong, wrong!”
Green Bonds: A Surging Market for Socially Responsible Investing
The green bond market could double in size this year, boosted by issuance from China and U.S. corporations like Apple.
Commodity Funds Outperform for First Time in Years
Even in a year when commodities are outperforming stocks and bonds investors should choose commodity funds carefully.
Majority of Millennial Investors Say They’re Interested in Alts: AMG Poll
Millennials believe active management is important to portfolio performance.
Volatility Driving Investors to Increase Portfolio Diversity
Natixis reports low-volatility and alternative funds continue to rise in popularity to blunt market volatility. Report also looks at three Q1 trends.
Ric Edelman: DOL Rule Will Kill Off Half of All Advisors, Gouge Wirehouses
One of the scariest aspects for the financial services industry, Edelman says, is that the new fiduciary rule will allow lawsuits.