Could 2015 be the year we start feeling better about the U.S. economy than the stock market? Or could lower oil prices cause dislocation outside the U.S.? Nuveen’s Bob Doll puts out his 10 predictions for 2015.
"Don't Fight the Fed" has long been a central tenet of financial markets and one of the most profitable trading strategies around. This week confirmed - if there was any doubt - that "Don't Fight the ECB" is just as central, and equally profitable....More
Four U.S. public pension fund officials on Wednesday warned that McDonald's Corp and other companies may be jeopardizing their own futures by returning excessive amounts of cash to investors via share buybacks....More
Portfolio management was advisors’ top concern in the first quarter of this year, according to a recent Fidelity survey, an indication that advisors are getting more discretionary with their client accounts....More
U.S. regulators approved a new study on Wednesday that calls for widening the increments, or "ticks," at which smaller companies' stocks are priced to see if this helps improve market liquidity....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
Are your clients' retirement plans flexible enough for life's changes? Clients want the best of both worlds—guaranteed lifetime income with upside potential and flexibility to adapt to changing life situations. There is a solution to meet these client needs from accumulation through distribution....More
In this 3rd and final session of our Social Security webinar series, we will cover the under-served markets for divorced and survivor benefits, where there are special benefits that so many people miss out on....More