Investment http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en The Daily Brief: Behind the Screen http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-behind-screen <div class="node-body blog-body">The year 2014 is coming to a close, which means there's precious time running out to get clients's fiscal ducks in order. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-behind-screen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-behind-screen#comments People Blogs Strategies Client Relations Mutual Funds Wealth Planning The Daily Brief Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:00:00 +0000 736031 at http://wealthmanagement.com A Tale of Two Markets http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/tale-two-markets <div class="field-deck"> A solid run of domestic data has set the United States apart from a beleaguered world. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A solid run of domestic data has set the United States apart from a beleaguered world. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/tale-two-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/tale-two-markets#comments Viewpoints Investment Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:45:00 +0000 736001 at http://wealthmanagement.com Alan Schein Photography/Fuse/Thinkstock The Various Flavors of Long/Short Equity Funds http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/various-flavors-longshort-equity-funds <div class="node-body article-body">There are precious few true long/short funds that invest in domestic equities that are not merely market-neutral, and even fewer in an ETF wrapper. A new one from First Trust Advisors has joined the ranks with a focus on “aggressive accounting” practices to discern its positions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/various-flavors-longshort-equity-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/various-flavors-longshort-equity-funds#comments Equities ETFs Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:06:00 +0000 731701 at http://wealthmanagement.com ©iStockphoto.com/MicroWorks RCAP Calls Allegations Against Schorsch “Unfounded” http://wealthmanagement.com/real-estate/rcap-calls-allegations-against-schorsch-unfounded <div class="node-body article-body">RCS Capital CEO Michael Weil said allegations that Nicholas Schorsch cooked American Realty Capital's books are “unfounded” and that the ordeal should have no material impact on their business.</div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> RCAP ARCP </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/real-estate/rcap-calls-allegations-against-schorsch-unfounded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/real-estate/rcap-calls-allegations-against-schorsch-unfounded#comments People RCS Capital Corp Real Estate Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:14:00 +0000 735891 at http://wealthmanagement.com Saft on Wealth: Wherever You Go, There You Are http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/saft-wealth-wherever-you-go-there-you-are <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here is the thing about investing: wherever you go, there you are. Which is another way of saying that we carry our problems, weaknesses and foibles as investors around with us, no matter how we approach the discipline or what tools we use.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/saft-wealth-wherever-you-go-there-you-are" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/saft-wealth-wherever-you-go-there-you-are#comments ETFs Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:41:00 +0000 735221 at http://wealthmanagement.com adrian825/iStock/Thinkstock Pimco Sees Global Growth Ramping Up in 2015, Boosted by Lower Oil Prices http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/pimco-sees-global-growth-ramping-2015-boosted-lower-oil-prices <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pacific Investment Management Co expects global growth to accelerate in 2015 to around 2.75 percent from around plus 2.5 percent this year, on expectations that supply-driven declines in oil prices were fundamentally positive, the bond giant said on Thursday in its year-end Cyclical Forum outlook report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/pimco-sees-global-growth-ramping-2015-boosted-lower-oil-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/pimco-sees-global-growth-ramping-2015-boosted-lower-oil-prices#comments Markets Fixed Income Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:56:00 +0000 734951 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chris Hondros, Getty Images Drop It Low - A Reprise http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/drop-it-low-reprise <div class="field-deck"> The trend in interest rates is either deflationary or the result of a supply/demand mismatch in quality paper </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; The trend in interest rates is either deflationary or the result of a supply/demand mismatch in quality paper</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/drop-it-low-reprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/drop-it-low-reprise#comments Strategies Viewpoints Investment Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:23:00 +0000 734931 at http://wealthmanagement.com Evgeny Sergeev/iStock/Thinkstock Wall Street's 'Fear Gauge' May Not Recede Before Year-End http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/wall-streets-fear-gauge-may-not-recede-year-end <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just when it looked like Wall Street's fear gauge would settle down for the holidays, it has been on the rise again, and a jump in the cost of hedging suggests that volatility might be here to stay at least until year-end.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/wall-streets-fear-gauge-may-not-recede-year-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/wall-streets-fear-gauge-may-not-recede-year-end#comments Markets Equities Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:29:00 +0000 733961 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chris Hondros, Getty Images Top 10 Takeaways from 2015 Outlooks http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/top-10-takeaways-2015-outlooks <div class="node-body gallery-body">Every year around this time, asset managers and investment analysts put out their forecasts for the next year. A common theme among them? Divergence. Here are the top 10 takeaways from 2015 outlooks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/top-10-takeaways-2015-outlooks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/top-10-takeaways-2015-outlooks#comments Markets Equities Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:00:00 +0000 731951 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Daily Brief: What's Your Succession Plan? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-whats-your-succession-plan <div class="node-body blog-body">The SEC is working on a rule that would require financial advisors to create transitions plans in case or retirement or a major disruption in their business. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-whats-your-succession-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-whats-your-succession-plan#comments Blogs Business Planning Strategies Succession Planning College Planning Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:00:00 +0000 734161 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock</em></p>