A group of smaller, nimble firms have leveraged cutting-edge technology to emerge as the preferred purveyors of trading systems that make it easier and cheaper to buy and sell currencies, Treasuries and fixed income assets.
Federal Reserve officials are warning investors not to rule out an interest-rate increase as soon as the central bank’s next meeting in November. The bond market’s response? We’re not buying it....More
Global central bank policy makers have turned world financial markets into a casino, thanks to their unprecedented monetary policies, warned bond investor Bill Gross of Janus Capital Group on Tuesday....More
Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch unit was fined $12.5 million to settle allegations that the broker’s weak controls led to multiple orders being sent to markets, resulting in mini-flash crashes....More
A traditional advisor/client relationship may exist in your practice today—you meet with your client, provide guidance, answer questions and plan for their future. But, what happens when your clients leave your office?...More
With health care, health insurance and pharmaceutical issuers representing approximately 10% of the high-yield index, our analysts are keeping a close eye on both regulations impacting the sector and the impending U.S. presidential election,...More
In this season of change, cut through interest-rate noise. Get past the chatter and learn how to potentially optimize clients' fixed-income portfolios for income, diversification, flexibility, and tax benefits....More