Amanda Cantrell • October 23, 2014
With high fees and falling returns, the hedge fund industry has been suffering from its own success. The end of the low-rate era may be a watershed of change.
Rick Rieder • October 22, 2014
The data are clear: The U.S. economy is healthy enough for the Federal Reserve to start tightening monetary policy.
Katie Gilbert • October 21, 2014
Big players such as Swiss Re plan to offer farmers in Africa, Asia and other emerging markets insurance products linked to weather indexes.
Julie Segal • October 20, 2014
The departure of a star manager like PIMCO’s Bill Gross doesn’t necessarily hurt investors, but it can do serious damage to the fund company that employs him.
October 20, 2014
Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Douglas Leggate shares his views on the impact that geopolitical tensions are likely to have on the price of oil and the prospects for growth in his sectors.
Mike Hugman • October 19, 2014
The greenback’s gains are likely to be modest, and many EM economies have reduced their vulnerability with structural reforms.
Georgina Hurst • October 17, 2014
As the epidemic cripples West African countries at the heart of the crisis, new cases in the U.S. and talk of travel restrictions could generate wider economic damage.
Douglas Peebles • October 17, 2014
A portfolio of global bonds can buffer against volatility and the inevitable rise in interest rates.
Dan Weil • October 16, 2014
Ultra-long corporate bonds provide a sense of stability to the issuing corporations. But investors may wish to employ extra scrutiny.
Rosalyn Retkwa • October 16, 2014
The SEC’s forthcoming decision on whether to allow actively managed exchange-traded funds that keep their trading secret could spur more growth.
Harindra de Silva • October 16, 2014
Smart beta strategies are changing the debate over active and passive investment by promising to deliver market-beating returns at indexlike prices.
David Turner • October 16, 2014
Despite its sluggish economy, the country offers attractive stock picks from a corporate sector whose earnings have outpaced GDP growth.
Tom Buerkle • October 15, 2014
A fresh flirtation with recession in the euro area, and a lack of resolve to confront it, is undermining confidence in global markets.
Allen T. Cheng • October 15, 2014
Rising inequality and unaffordable housing are helping fuel the demonstrations that threaten Hong Kong’s standing.
Julie Segal • October 15, 2014
In a broken market, hidebound fixed-income investors can benefit from electronic trading, but it might not save them.
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