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Keeping emotion out of investing

November 26, 2014

Excerpted from "Asset Rotation: The Demise of Modern Portfolio Theory and the Birth of an Investment Renaissance," by Matthew P. Erickson (Wiley, 2014) Before we can begin to dissect all of the nuances as to why what has worked in the past may...

U.S. stock futures little changed before jobs data

November 7, 2014

U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index heading for a weekly gain, as investors awaited data that is projected to show an increase of more than 200,000 in October payrolls. Bank of America Corp. fell...

Vanguard's John Bogle beats the low-fee drum, takes a fresh swipe at active management

October 30, 2014

Vanguard's Bogle says unless you make fees a top priority, your retirement plan will suffer, and the financial “industry doesn't give a damn.” Highlights from the Bogleheads' annual meeting Cheap oil adds up to more bad news for gold investors....

Passive fixed-income strategies? Not in today's environment

October 21, 2014

There are many excellent ways to invest in fixed income in the current market environment. Passive strategies are not among them. Investors should seek out experienced professionals who know the global fixed-income markets, can anticipate and...

Markets in a 'bad mood' as S&P 500 gives back year's gains

October 15, 2014

The S&P 500 wiped out its gains for the year Wednesday as banks sank after reporting earnings while a drop in retail sales reignited concern about the economy and a second health worker in Texas caught Ebola. KeyCorp retreated 8.9%, the biggest...

Market chop puts alternative strategies front and center

October 10, 2014

It's not too late to add some portfolio insurance in the form of liquid alternatives. Here are some mutual funds that have been stacking up nicely against their more expensive hedge fund counterparts. Better examples of hedge funds than hedge...

Where are the next big opportunities in today's market?

September 30, 2014

Five years after the end of the financial crisis, asset managers, financial advisers and clients are trying to discern how they should be positioned to avoid many of the pitfalls that may lie ahead, but still take advantage of the opportunities...

SEC assessment of mutual fund risk could lead to more disclosure

September 8, 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission has started to work on rules that could require more transparency about mutual fund portfolio holdings and limit their use of alternative investment strategies, according to a story in today's Wall Street...

Bond gurus say the rally is over

September 5, 2014

Bond gurus speculate on the end of the bond rally. Tepper says it's over; Gundlach says it's range bound Hackers access Obamacare site and find nothing to steal. At least that's what the government is reporting. Someone 'accidently connected...

Morgan Stanley bets big on stocks

September 2, 2014

Morgan Stanley gets ultra-bullish, says the S&P's 200% climb off the bottom is just the beginning. S&P at 3,000 is possible Millennials are losing ground in retirement planning by living in the moment. Financial advisers have their work cut...

Ignore the bond bubble at your own risk

August 29, 2014

The case for reducing fixed income exposure gets more vivid by the day. Ignore the bond bubble at your own risk. Debt hits 250% of GDP The financial markets have not yet fully digested President Obama's admission yesterday that he has “no...

Smart beta, by any other name, is still smart

August 28, 2014

Smart beta, the marketing gimmick that is sweeping across the ETF space. And for good reason. Unable to kill smart beta, critics love to hate it When it comes to active portfolio management, most investors are giving up gains to fees. A bad...

Barclays rains on the equity market parade

August 19, 2014

Barclays puts the breaks on the S&P by calling for a 1% gain for the rest of the year. And that's the good news. Equity price gains will weaken to 3% over the next decade Gold gains momentum as a safe-haven play just as stocks turn on the jets...

Dilbert creator cracks wise on financial advisers

August 7, 2014

Goldman forecasts a divergence for stocks and bonds, assuming the Fed starts to do its job, hopefully sometime next year. Stocks will see 4% annualized gains, bonds see 1% annualized losses Dilbert creator, Scott Adams, calls out financial advisers,...

S&P might drop some Russian stocks from indexes

August 7, 2014

Index funds might have to divest Russian securities under new sanctions imposed by the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control under a directive of President Obama to tighten pressure on the country in connection with separatist...

Market slide gains momentum

August 1, 2014

The market selloff goes global and today's equity market futures don't look much better as the jobs report could paint stocks into a corner. The MSCI All-Country World Index down 0.6% High-yield bond funds relish the new level of volatility...

Successful alt strategies could give Pimco a needed boost

July 25, 2014

Rising interest in alternative investments could give Pimco a needed boost as investors flee its core bond funds. Over the last year, the firm's absolute-return strategies took in nearly $4.7 billion, according to Morningstar Inc. And from 2011...

Retirement savers' fund fees move lower: ICI

July 15, 2014

Retirement savers are paying consistently lower fees for their stock and bond funds than in past years. They're also paying far lower fees than investors outside of retirement plans, according to a study released Monday. Despite an average annual...

Markets climb in stride with pessimism

July 15, 2014

When stocks and pessimism rise as one it is time to start applying the dreaded 'bubble' word. Bizarro market Get used to an extremely accommodative Fed policy from a chairwoman who believes 'we can help to make the world a better place.' The...

Markets brace for the Fed's big talk about normalization

July 14, 2014

Bracing for a Yellen-focussed week ahead. Fed chair is slated for two days of testimony to chart a path toward normalization, whatever that is. Testing the health of the U.S. economy Like clockwork, individual investors charge into the equity...

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