Liquid absolute return funds differ in their methods and goals, and the short track record of most does little to instill confidence. But at Schwab IMPACT 2015, Insight Investment manager Sonja Uys detailed how her liquid alt fund has remained on track for 10 years, both preserving capital and returning 3 to 4 percent over cash.
At Schwab IMPACT, DoubleLine Capital's Jeffrey Gundlach laid out the case for the Fed to refrain from raising rates, and why Puerto Rico muni bonds and closed-end funds are bright spots in a bleak market.
The point of the inaugural Wealth Management Industry Awards is to recognize the businesses that have grown up around advisors and launched specific initiatives in the past year to help them better serve their clients.
BlackRock, by far the largest asset management firm in the world, has established distribution in the institutional world and among Wall Street’s retail brokerages. It’s now on a mission to deepen its presence in the independent advisory channel. Hollie Fagan is leading the charge.
When Stifel Financial Corp. agreed to buy U.K. bank Barclays’ wealth management unit in the U.S., it put a final cap on a long, strange story of how an international bank stumbled badly trying to find a footing in managing the assets of wealthy Americans, and provides a cautionary tale of how corporate culture, as vague and amorphous as it can be, is really the oxygen of any business.
The $14 trillion retirement gap in America “is so scary we’ve stopped talking about it,” Sallie Krawcheck said during a keynote presentation at the Morningstar Investment conference. “And the retirement crisis is a woman’s crisis.”
GMO’s Jeremy Grantham kicked off Morningstar’s annual investor conference with a warning that we’re “creeping nicely and slowly to bubble land,” as easy money policies lead corporate managers to focus more on short-term profits (and stock options) than capital expansion.
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