Fixed Income en Regions Financial Reaches $125 Million Settlements Over Funds' Collapse <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Regions Financial Corp has agreed to $125 million of settlements to resolve lawsuits accusing it of mismanaging three Morgan Keegan bond mutual funds that collapsed in 2007 after investing heavily in subprime mortgages and other risky debt.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal Fixed Income Mutual Funds Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:50:00 +0000 759671 at Janus Profit Up After Gross Helps Bring First Inflows Since 2009 <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Denver asset manager Janus Capital Group said fourth-quarter profit rose 22 percent after its hiring of star bond fund manager Bill Gross helped it reach its first quarter of net deposits since 2009.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry People Fixed Income Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:23:00 +0000 758271 at Photo by Jim Tweedie Pimco Overweight on Global Equities; Says U.S. Stocks 'Fairly Valued' <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pacific Investment Management Co said on Tuesday it has placed an overweight position on global equities, particularly European and Japanese equities, and is underweight on global government bonds and other securities that reflect interest rate exposure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equities Fixed Income Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:25:00 +0000 756701 at Copyright Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images Outlook 2015: US Multi-Sector Fixed Income <div class="field-byline"> Andy Chorlton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Andy Chorlton, Head of U.S. Multi-Sector Fixed Income, Schroder Investment Management; In 2015, the Fed’s decisions will undoubtedly be important, but investors should not be blinded by what happens at the short-end of the yield curve.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Strategies Viewpoints Fixed Income Investment Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:40:00 +0000 756481 at Tips for Talking Munis with Clients as Rate Hike Looms <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Municipal bonds remain a favorite of financial advisers and tax-conscious clients, even though they could be vulnerable to interest rate hikes later this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Client Relations Fixed Income Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:30:00 +0000 753931 at <p>Clients shouldn&#39;t abandon fixed-income all together, even as interest rates are bound to increase at some point.</p> Copyright Carl Court, Getty Images Saft on Wealth: Diversification, a Bet on Human Ingenuity <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Diversification is a bet on human ingenuity, but made in a humble way which wants to capture a fair share of ingenuity in aggregate rather than a huge share of advances in particular.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alternative Investments Strategies Equities Fixed Income Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:30:00 +0000 752191 at <p>The mysterious appeal of active fund management and its bad twin, hedge funds, is that they make the client feel clever.</p> Copyright Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images The Daily Brief: Who's Still Watching CNBC? <div class="node-body blog-body">The financial TV news channel CNBC had one of its worst years on record in 2014, all while the stock markets continued to hit all-time highs.</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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry People Blogs Fixed Income Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:00:00 +0000 752081 at <p>Image via</p> BlackRock Expected to Show its Progress Winning over Retail Investors <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When BlackRock Inc reports its fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, results are likely to show that a three-year effort to win the hearts and dollars of financial advisers and their retail clients has started to pay off, thanks to record inflows to the firm's bond funds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Fixed Income Asset Management Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:15:00 +0000 752031 at Copyright Andrew Burton, Getty Images Exclusive View of What's Ahead in 2015 <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Our capital market strategists share their vision on the economy, the equity markets, and the fixed-income markets. IMCA has accepted this program for 1 hour of CE credit towards the CIMA®, CIMC® and CPWA® certifications.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webinars Investment Webinars Equities Fixed Income Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:42:00 +0000 751651 at Most Money Raised by Gross at Janus is From One Firm - WSJ <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 60 percent of the roughly $1.1 billion raised by Bill Gross for Janus Capital Group Inc came from a Morgan Stanley wealth management office in California, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> People Fixed Income Wirehouse Thu, 08 Jan 2015 00:40:00 +0000 746381 at Copyright Mark Wilson, Getty Images