13 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q3 Earnings, 2014
The third quarter saw several firms get hit with problems, while others were able boost their financial results.
3 Trades for QE’s End: The U.S. Growth Engine
The U.S. has emerged as the world’s economic juggernaut, which leads to a number of implications about where to invest client assets.
FINRA, MSRB Plan to Require More Fixed-Income Pricing Disclosure
The new rules would help retail investors evaluate transaction costs, the MSRB said.
Top Portfolio Products: New China Bond, Buyback-Themed ETFs
New products focus on e-commerce in the emerging markets and more.
Ritholtz: Guess How Much Money Bill Gross Made Last Year?
Gross made nearly as much money at Pimco as 20 CEOs combined. Was he worth it? Barry Ritholtz asks.
Target-Date Funds’ Distorted Investing Strategy: Research Affiliates
Researcher Noah Beck says there’s a much better portfolio strategy to use than target-date funds’.
Retirement Spending Plans Should Follow Pension Strategy: Russell
Pensions’ funded ratio method offers a “simple yet powerful percentage that most clients understand immediately,” a Russell study says.
American Realty Capital Sues RCS Over $700M Deal
The dispute sets up a battle between two companies that have the same chairman, Nicholas Schorsch.
Hennessy Funds’ Chief Sees Dow at 20,000, ‘Loves’ Japan
With the yield on the Dow at nearly 2.2%, Neil Hennessy says he’s “not going out on a limb” in forecasting a continuance of the bull market.
BlackRock’s Rieder Fund Snags PIMCO Assets
Rieder, who runs the $4.1 billion fund, has delivered 7% over the past year, making it the top bond fund.