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Wintergreen's Winters: Are index funds a threat to retirement savings?

October 07, 2015 | Runtime: 5:58

David Winters, CEO of Wintergreen Advisers, says that the move to index funds has become a dangerous market mania. Find out why he thinks these funds are buying the most expensive securities and neglecting what’s undervalued.

William Blair's Singer: Why macro allocations matter more now

September 29, 2015 | Runtime: 6:53

As more people depend on the market for their savings and retirement, geopolitical instability affects them more. Brian Singer, portfolio manager at William Blair Macro Allocation Fund, discusses how a macro asset allocation strategy can help.

Mary Beth Franklin and Macro Consulting's Cortazzo: The advisers' role in creating retirement income

September 15, 2015 | Runtime: 6:24

Bucket income strategies, annuities and Social Security benefits are among the topics advisers must know to help clients plan their income in retirement, according to InvestmentNews' Mary Beth Franklin and Macro Consulting's Mark Cortazzo.

Robert Kessler: Why Treasuries are the safest bet in a treacherous climate

September 08, 2015 | Runtime: 5:02

Treasuries represent a part of a portfolio that is 100% secure, a hedge against terrible things that happen, and they have the capacity to outperform as an investment, according to Robert Kessler, CEO of Kessler Investment Advisors.'s Hougan and Northern Trust's Peron: How to tell a good ETF from a bad one

September 01, 2015 | Runtime: 6:31

Investors need to make sure an ETF has the exact exposure they seek and then make sure it tracks well, trades well and is low fee, according to Matt Hougan, CEO of, and Matthew Peron, managing director of global equity at Northern Trust.

Burton Malkiel: 10% portfolio returns are a thing of the past

August 19, 2015 | Runtime: 7:13

If you are saving with the expectation that you will get 10% returns, your portfolio will come up short, warns Burton Malkiel, the reknowned author of "A Random Walk Down Wall Street."

Thomas Russo: The quality that sets leading companies apart

August 18, 2015 | Runtime: 6:26

Thomas Russo, managing member of Gardner Russo & Gardner, says companies that reinvest every penny possible in their businesses, such as Berkshire Hathaway, are much better off than those that return cash in stock buybacks and dividends.

Western Asset's Cooper and ClearBridge's Eades: Where to drill for profits in energy now

August 03, 2015 | Runtime: 7:24

Opportunities in the high-yield market and infrastructure companies have changed in light of falling gas and oil prices, according to portfolio managers J. Gibson Cooper of Western Asset and Chris Eades of ClearBridge Investments.

AQR's Asness: How stock and bond returns are changing retirement planning

July 17, 2015 | Runtime: 8:52

Investors are making less from their investments in today's market, which is complicating retirement planning, according to Clifford Asness, founder of AQR Capital Management. For many, that will mean saving more, spending less and working longer.

GoodCare's Votava: Biggest mistakes in handling Medicare

July 17, 2015 | Runtime: 7:24

Katy Votava, founder and president of, estimates that 90% to 95% of people who are covered by Medicare are overpaying. Find out what mistakes are most common and how to avoid those costs.

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