The title of this article asks readers to guess the number of U.S. stocks whose reduction in market capitalization on Monday was equivalent to the size of annual Greek economic output. The answer: 86...More
It is well known that wedding seasons, especially in India, support gold prices, and although the tradition of gold embellishments is not as prevalent in the United States, wedding rings are a popular symbol of marriage....More
Bob Doll and his team at Nuveen Asset Management have described 2015 as the year when investors transition from disbelief to belief, or from skepticism to optimism. Here Doll looks back at how the predictions made at the beginning of the year are holding up.
The European Central Bank has publicly come out saying that a Greek bank holiday is now necessary, as a run on ATMs is quite literally underway in the country. A deal remains elusive, and time has essentially run out, with few seemingly paying attention. Why?...More
One of the great things about being good at forecasting the futures is that we were not only 100% prepared for Greece to melt down (our short-term portfolio was already up 152% as of Friday's close) but we're already done talking about it and looking ahead to the much bigger financial crisis in CHINA!!!...More
Our research research shows that two screens have helped achieve better outcomes – low expenses and high manager ownership. Funds sharing these two characteristics have tended to outpace market indexes and the broader universe of active managers over time....More
The past few years have been turbulent for investors in emerging markets-particularly for those investing in local currency bonds. Andrew Keirle, portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Strategy, explains why the recent volatility may present a compelling opportunity for long-term global investors....More
These articles from the Investments & Wealth Monitor focus on what’s ahead for the new normal, investment management in the new normal, and a forward-looking approach to international equity risk allocation....More