Markets http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/23631/more en Forecast: Clear Sailing For Stocks? http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/forecast-clear-sailing-stocks <div class="node-body article-body">The SPY/OEF spread’s a risk barometer and it’s saying there’s still some clear sailing ahead. Keep a weather eye peeled, though, for any gathering gloom on the horizon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/forecast-clear-sailing-stocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/forecast-clear-sailing-stocks#comments Investment Markets Strategies Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:32:00 +0000 615181 at http://wealthmanagement.com moodboard/moodboard/Thinkstock Saft on Wealth: New Money Fund Rules Keep Illusions Alive http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-wealth-new-money-fund-rules-keep-illusions-alive <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> New rules aim to forestall runs on money market funds, notably one which will force 'prime' institutional funds to allow their value to float </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New money market fund reforms are half measures which will fail to end investors' illusion that there is such a thing as a safe asset.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-wealth-new-money-fund-rules-keep-illusions-alive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-wealth-new-money-fund-rules-keep-illusions-alive#comments News Industry Legal Markets Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:59:00 +0000 611561 at http://wealthmanagement.com homeworks255/iStock/Thinkstock UPDATE 4-NY Fed found serious problems at Deutsche Bank's U.S. arms -sources http://wealthmanagement.com/news/update-4-ny-fed-found-serious-problems-deutsche-banks-us-arms-sources <div class="node-body article-body"><p>* NY Fed sees shoddy reporting, inadequate auditing</p> <p>* Says Deutsche Bank made no progress fixing problems</p> <p>* Bank to come under closer Fed scrutiny from 2016</p> <p>* Shares down 0.5 percent, underperforming peers (Adds Dudley speech, details on examiners)</p> <p>By Kathrin Jones and Arno Schuetze</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/news/update-4-ny-fed-found-serious-problems-deutsche-banks-us-arms-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/news/update-4-ny-fed-found-serious-problems-deutsche-banks-us-arms-sources#comments News Legal Markets Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:23:39 +0000 610731 at http://wealthmanagement.com U.S. SEC adopts long-awaited reforms for money market funds http://wealthmanagement.com/news/us-sec-adopts-long-awaited-reforms-money-market-funds <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> The rule will require prime money market funds to move from a stable $1 per share net asset value, to a floating NAV </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. securities regulators adopted rules on Wednesday designed to curb the risk of investor runs on money market funds, capping the end of a years-long heated debate between regulators and the industry dating to the financial crisis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/news/us-sec-adopts-long-awaited-reforms-money-market-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/news/us-sec-adopts-long-awaited-reforms-money-market-funds#comments News Legal Markets Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:03:00 +0000 611311 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images U.S. SEC Poised to Adopt Reforms for Money Market Funds http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/us-sec-poised-adopt-reforms-money-market-funds <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> The reform will impact a wide variety of asset managers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. regulators are expected to adopt rules on Wednesday that force "prime" money market funds used by large institutions to float their share price.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/us-sec-poised-adopt-reforms-money-market-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/us-sec-poised-adopt-reforms-money-market-funds#comments Legal Markets Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 611151 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images US Chamber Makes Final Push Against US SEC Money Fund Reforms http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/us-chamber-makes-final-push-against-us-sec-money-fund-reforms <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Chamber of Commerce made a last-ditch plea on Tuesday to federal securities regulators, urging them not to adopt rules that will change how some money market funds are valued and could cause companies to park their cash elsewhere.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/us-chamber-makes-final-push-against-us-sec-money-fund-reforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/us-chamber-makes-final-push-against-us-sec-money-fund-reforms#comments Legal Markets Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:39:00 +0000 610581 at http://wealthmanagement.com MicroWorks/iStock/Thinkstock Saft: Russia Worries in a Low-Volatility World http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-russia-worries-low-volatility-world <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> Perhaps the best reason events have thrown a scare into investors is that Russia is hugely unpredictable </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rising tensions between Russia and the West are doing what central bankers can't or won't: scare investors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-russia-worries-low-volatility-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-russia-worries-low-volatility-world#comments Markets Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 610161 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Rob Stothard, Getty Images Saft on Wealth: Who's Afraid of Janet Yellen? http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-wealth-whos-afraid-janet-yellen <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> The Fed chair took an unusually frank aim at social media and biotech shares, and the market barely budged </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Markets aren't afraid of Janet Yellen, but you might want to be. Yellen and her colleagues at the Federal Reserve Board took unusually frank aim at frothy valuations in social media and biotech shares, as well as at parts of the debt markets, in testimony before Congress this week. The market reaction amounted to a politely stifled yawn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-wealth-whos-afraid-janet-yellen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-wealth-whos-afraid-janet-yellen#comments Markets Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:39:00 +0000 605961 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen</p> Copyright Win McNamee, Getty Images Asset Management Growth Belies Systemic Decline in Revenue http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/asset-management-growth-belies-systemic-decline-revenue <div class="node-body article-body">Asset managers rode the wave of strong equity markets in 2013, but the growth belies the fact that net revenues may never return to pre-crisis levels, a new Boston Consulting Group report shows. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/asset-management-growth-belies-systemic-decline-revenue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/asset-management-growth-belies-systemic-decline-revenue#comments Markets Asset Management Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:28:00 +0000 605761 at http://wealthmanagement.com BlackRock's Second-Quarter Profit Rises 11 Percent http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/blackrocks-second-quarter-profit-rises-11-percent <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> BlackRock ended the quarter with $4.6 trillion in assets under management, up 19 percent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BlackRock Inc, the world's largest money manager, reported an 11 percent jump in second-quarter profit on Wednesday, boosted by strong markets that helped drive flows into its funds across asset classes and regions.</div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> BLK </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/blackrocks-second-quarter-profit-rises-11-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/blackrocks-second-quarter-profit-rises-11-percent#comments Industry Markets Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:58:00 +0000 605391 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Andrew Burton, Getty Images