With BlackRock Exit, Who Will Fill Target-Date ETF Void?
ETF expert Ron DeLegge predicts Schwab market entry; meanwhile Ron Surz enters the marketplace with a loss-avoidant product.
Potential Market Crash Ahead, Axel Merk Warns
The portfolio manager argues that U.S. recovery is based on "asset price inflation," and that a Fed pullout could send everything tumbling.
Outperforming Firms More Socially Responsible on Average: Study
Companies with high environmental, social and governance ratings create shareholder value and are less volatile than lower-rated companies, says New Amsterdam Partners.
Smart Beta’s Low IQ
Indexer Ron Surz blasts Rob Arnott, PowerShares, Russell and S&P, and says the bias toward value turns growth funds into "mush."
PIMCO’s Gross Prefers Bonds to the Mattress, St. Louis Fed Not So Sure
Bill Gross says financial assets still beat cash, yet the St. Louis Fed finds Americans have been massively hoarding cash. Time to stuff your mattress?
3 Investments Retirees Should Avoid: Morningstar’s Benz
Morningstar's Christine Benz warns that some assets can add volatility, expenses and stress to retirement portfolios, with little upside.
S&P to 3000? Morgan Stanley Experts Make the Case
How high can the S&P 500 go? Many factors bode well for continued economic growth, equity experts argue.
Investing Like a Billionaire: Buffett and Icahn’s Energy Investments
Buffett’s energy play includes investing in spinoffs of companies he’s already backed, while for Icahn, the energy sector comprises just 19% of his equity holdings.
Top 10 Best Paying Jobs: 2014
These 10 jobs all pay median salaries in the six-figure range, but most require an advanced degree.
What's Next for ETFs and the 401(k) Business?
Blackrock's iShares will close 9 target-date funds and 9 other ETFs geared for the retirement market.