Fixed Income http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en Too Big to Fail? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/too-big-fail <div class="node-body blog-body">Vanguard experienced net inflow of $219 billion into U.S. mutual funds and ETFs in 2014, and is predicted to command 20 percent of total industry assets by the end of 2015.</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/too-big-fail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/too-big-fail#comments Industry Blogs Fixed Income Asset Management Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000 823121 at http://wealthmanagement.com U.S. Bond Investors Most Cautious Since Jan. 2014 - Survey http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/us-bond-investors-most-cautious-jan-2014-survey <div class="node-body article-body">The number of investors who are cautious on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries rose to the highest in more than a year this week after the Federal Reserve indicated last week it was not rushing to raise interest rates, according to a J.P. Morgan Securities survey released on Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/us-bond-investors-most-cautious-jan-2014-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/us-bond-investors-most-cautious-jan-2014-survey#comments Markets Fixed Income Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:14:00 +0000 821671 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Scott Olson, Getty Images Alternative Bond Funds – Worth The Cost? http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/alternative-bond-funds-worth-cost <div class="node-body article-body">They are more expensive than traditional bond funds, but some have done better than their traditional brethren on a risk-adjusted basis. We look under the hood of six funds with track records, including Pimco’s behemoth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/alternative-bond-funds-worth-cost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/alternative-bond-funds-worth-cost#comments Strategies Fixed Income Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:16:00 +0000 821631 at http://wealthmanagement.com Saft on Wealth: Rate Hikes to Help Pensions But Cool Valuations http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/saft-wealth-rate-hikes-help-pensions-cool-valuations <div class="node-body article-body">While pension funds will catch a break on their funding levels if interest rates rise, they also may suffer if valuations fall at the same time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/saft-wealth-rate-hikes-help-pensions-cool-valuations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/saft-wealth-rate-hikes-help-pensions-cool-valuations#comments Markets Strategies Fixed Income Thu, 19 Mar 2015 21:18:00 +0000 819381 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Mark Wilson, Getty Images Bill Gross Says Strong Dollar Played Role in Fed's Dovish Stance - CNBC http://wealthmanagement.com/people/bill-gross-says-strong-dollar-played-role-feds-dovish-stance-cnbc <div class="node-body article-body">Bill Gross, who runs the Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, said on CNBC on Wednesday that he thinks the strong dollar played a role in the Federal Reserve's dovish stance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/people/bill-gross-says-strong-dollar-played-role-feds-dovish-stance-cnbc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/people/bill-gross-says-strong-dollar-played-role-feds-dovish-stance-cnbc#comments People Fixed Income Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:34:00 +0000 817881 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chip Somodevilla The $4 Trillion Market http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/4-trillion-market <div class="node-body blog-body">Assets under management in "managed investment solutions," such as rep-as-portfolio manager programs, unified managed accounts and mutual fund advisory programs, passed $4 trillion at the end of 2014, up 16 percent from $3.4 trillion in 2013.</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/4-trillion-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/4-trillion-market#comments Industry Blogs Asset Protection Fixed Income Asset Management Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000 816781 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>urfinguss/iStock/Thinkstock</em></p> The New (Ab)Normal: Oddities in Today's Bond Market http://wealthmanagement.com/new-abnormal-oddities-todays-bond-market <div class="node-body link-body"><p>How might the Fed begin to move rates? Who is buying negative-yielding European sovereign debt and why? How might investors approach today's environment of constrained liquidity? In this webinar, Delaware Investments portfolio managers Paul Grillo, David Hillmeyer, and Cynthia Isom provide some perspective on the big issues influencing today's market and offer their outlook for the future.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://wealthmanagement.com/site-files/wealthmanagement.com/files/Delaware-Investments-logo-e1366664051373-1024x256.png?1426516905" /> </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="http://wealthmanagement.com/new-abnormal-oddities-todays-bond-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webinars Investment Webinars Fixed Income Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:05:00 +0000 813881 at http://wealthmanagement.com Calpers Expects to Pay 8 Percent Less in Fees Next Year - Bloomberg http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/calpers-expects-pay-8-percent-less-fees-next-year-bloomberg <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The California Public Employees' Retirement System expects to pay 8 percent less to investment firms next year, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/calpers-expects-pay-8-percent-less-fees-next-year-bloomberg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/calpers-expects-pay-8-percent-less-fees-next-year-bloomberg#comments Alternative Investments Fixed Income Retirement Planning Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:22:00 +0000 811121 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Max Whittaker, Getty Images DoubleLine's Gundlach Says Not the Time to Short U.S. Dollar http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/doublelines-gundlach-says-not-time-short-us-dollar <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Investors should not short the U.S. dollar right now because the currency is showing few signs that it is ready for a correction, DoubleLine Capital's Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Gundlach said on Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/doublelines-gundlach-says-not-time-short-us-dollar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/doublelines-gundlach-says-not-time-short-us-dollar#comments People Strategies Equities Fixed Income Tue, 10 Mar 2015 23:01:00 +0000 809591 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Jeffrey Gundlach</p> Saft: Fed Runs Out of Patience, Risk Rally Runs Out of Road http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/saft-fed-runs-out-patience-risk-rally-runs-out-road <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Fed is going to run out of patience, which means the equity rally may run out of road.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/saft-fed-runs-out-patience-risk-rally-runs-out-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/saft-fed-runs-out-patience-risk-rally-runs-out-road#comments Markets Equities Fixed Income Fri, 06 Mar 2015 20:57:00 +0000 805751 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>All signs point to the Federal Reserve raising interest rates.</p> Copyright Mark Wilson, Getty Images