Equities http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Weary of the Market Rollercoaster, Investors Turn Again to Steady Stocks http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/weary-market-rollercoaster-investors-turn-again-steady-stocks <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The big story of recent stock market investment has been volatility, and the opportunities that sharp price swings can bring for those with strong nerves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/weary-market-rollercoaster-investors-turn-again-steady-stocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/weary-market-rollercoaster-investors-turn-again-steady-stocks#comments Strategies Equities Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:01:00 +0000 712751 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images The Daily Brief: Invest Like a Billionaire http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-invest-billionaire <div class="node-body blog-body">Go big on health care and short on energy stocks, according to the latest iBillionaire Index.</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-invest-billionaire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-invest-billionaire#comments Blogs Strategies Equities High Net Worth The Daily Brief Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:00:00 +0000 712051 at http://wealthmanagement.com Saft on Wealth: There are No Pure Index Investors http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/saft-wealth-there-are-no-pure-index-investors <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the heart of every great movement, and index investing is no different, lies a kernel of truth surrounded by a great deal of hooey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/saft-wealth-there-are-no-pure-index-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/saft-wealth-there-are-no-pure-index-investors#comments Strategies Equities Fixed Income Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:11:00 +0000 711021 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Scott Olson, Getty Images Emerge http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/emerge <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey, Partner and Head of Global Investment Solutions (GIS), HighTower Advisors; Emerging markets (EM) have fallen out of favor; long forgotten is the exciting heyday of BRIC investing, and tales of who would be the world's next superpower.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/emerge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/emerge#comments Viewpoints Equities Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:40:00 +0000 706651 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Daily Brief: Harvard Tops This Business School List http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-harvard-tops-business-school-list <div class="node-body blog-body">Harvard University might not be the top business school in the United States according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek's latest rankings, but it still remains atop the WealthX list of business schools that have the most billionaire alumni.</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-harvard-tops-business-school-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-harvard-tops-business-school-list#comments Blogs Industry Markets Equities Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:00:00 +0000 705811 at http://wealthmanagement.com Saft on Wealth: World Too Complex for Smart Beta http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-wealth-world-too-complex-smart-beta <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ironically, the simple truth may be that the world is more complex and less stable than popular smart beta strategies assume.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-wealth-world-too-complex-smart-beta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/markets/saft-wealth-world-too-complex-smart-beta#comments Markets Equities Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:27:00 +0000 704791 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images Saft on Wealth: A Reverse Popularity Contest http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/saft-wealth-reverse-popularity-contest <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> Over long periods, stocks which we can call less popular actually do better than those which, on a variety of measures, are just more admired or highly sought after </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As in high school, maybe investment boils down to that mysterious thing: popularity. Except in terms of putting money into stocks, it seems to be those eating lunch alone who do best in the end.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/saft-wealth-reverse-popularity-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/saft-wealth-reverse-popularity-contest#comments Markets Strategies Equities Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:32:00 +0000 698871 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Andrew Burton, Getty Images The Daily Brief: The Midterms in 40 Maps http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-midterms-40-maps <div class="node-body blog-body">In case you haven't gotten enough election results coverage yet, Vox has broken down the GOP's big win in 40 easy to read charts and maps.</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-midterms-40-maps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-midterms-40-maps#comments Blogs Equities Practice Management The Daily Brief Wed, 05 Nov 2014 19:03:00 +0000 698671 at http://wealthmanagement.com Advisor Confidence Unchanged http://wealthmanagement.com/advisor-confidence-index/advisor-confidence-unchanged <div class="field-deck"> The current reading is at its lowest point of 2014 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Financial advisors’ confidence in the state of the economy and the positive direction of the stock market was largely unchanged through October as they rode out a volatile month looking toward the end of quantitative easing and mid-term elections.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/advisor-confidence-index/advisor-confidence-unchanged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/advisor-confidence-index/advisor-confidence-unchanged#comments Markets Advisor Confidence Index Equities Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:51:00 +0000 697301 at http://wealthmanagement.com A Preference for Dividends http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/preference-dividends <div class="field-byline"> Eric Ervin </div> <div class="field-deck"> Simple investing comes down to the fact that shareholders invest in companies with decent prospects for economic return. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Simple investing comes down to the fact that shareholders invest in companies with decent prospects for economic return.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/preference-dividends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/preference-dividends#comments Strategies Equities Investment Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:16:00 +0000 696801 at http://wealthmanagement.com ThePokerMan/iStock/Thinkstock