Fed to Begin Balance Sheet Cuts; Hints Rate Hike Up Next
Financial markets were positioned for a slightly more dovish policy statement.
Bond Investors Rationalize the Unrealistic
Buying 10-year Treasuries means locking in negative after-tax and inflation returns for a decade. That's hardly a satisfactory investment.
New S&P Index to Hedge Against Rising College Costs
The S&P Target Tuition Inflation Index is designed to protect college savings from losing value due to inflation.
Helping Clients Recover Their Retirements: Pt. 2
This column is for clients near retirement age whose planning was swamped by misfortune, like the 2008 crash, and hope to recover their futures.
Betterment Adds Smart Beta and Targeted Income Strategies
The additions are meant to address the investment needs of the firm's increasingly diverse client base.
Gundlach Weighs In on ‘Wack-O’ Times in the Market
He sees further strength in the dollar, trouble ahead tied to the reversal in QE and weak commodity prices.
The Declining Fiscal Health of America’s Cities
Municipal revenues are expected to grow much more slowly in 2017 while expenditures remain steady and state and federal aid continues to decline.
FinaMetrica Offers XYPN Members Risk Tolerance Toolkit: Portfolio Products
In addition, Franklin Templeton launched two new municipal bond ETFs and Sage Advisory Services added a customized laddered muni strategy.
AssetMark Launches New Retirement Offering
AssetMark Retirement Services consolidates recordkeeping, administration and asset management in one place.
Pimco’s Ivascyn Says Storms and Debt Deal Lower Fed Hike Chances
Hurricane season is still ‘not even close to the peak’; insurance opportunities may arise after the hurricanes.