Patrick Artus • March 30, 2015
The central bank may have only just begun its bond-buying program, but it needs to start planning an exit strategy now to avoid the risk of another economic crisis.
Rick Rieder • March 29, 2015
Whatever doves and hawks may say, present economic factors weigh overwhelmingly in favor of Federal Reserve rate normalization.
Yves Choueifaty • March 28, 2015
Despite their recent popularity, passively managed portfolio strategies are a losing bet, leading investors to buy high and sell low.
Ashby Monk • March 27, 2015
Welcome to the weekend! Here are a few of the latest stories from the Avenue of Giants.
Gershon Distenfeld • March 27, 2015
The trick to staying afloat in a market that lacks liquidity is agility and taking a position contrary to popular bond trades.
Robert Stowe England • March 26, 2015
The initial rush from the bond house’s Total Return Fund has barely tapered off, perplexing analysts.
Julie Segal • March 26, 2015
In an exhaustive study, the head of research at the State Street Center for Applied Research found that money managers overemphasize alpha.
Aaron Timms • March 25, 2015
The CFTC commissioner, who previously worked at an interdealer brokerage firm, wants the agency to allow more trading flexibility.
Frances Denmark • March 25, 2015
The SEC Chief says she favors a standard that covers all retirement plan advisers. Plan sponsors are hopeful, despite the difficult politics.
Carol J. Clouse • March 24, 2015
A changing environment affects municipalities’ finances, such as tax bases and debt levels. Water is a particular threat to bond ratings.
Institutional Investor • March 24, 2015
The level of geopolitical tension in 2014 was a surprise, says Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Celine Fornaro, who has a prized collection of airplane safety cards.
Pancho • March 20, 2015
While Eastern Europe nervously awaits Putin's next move, cartoonist Pancho offers some perspective on Russia's recent actions against Ukraine.
Imogen Rose-Smith • March 20, 2015
Having settled a dispute with his former hedge fund firm, major U.K. Conservative Party donor Chris Rokos is launching another business.
Aaron Timms • March 19, 2015
The billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner has argued that banning the practice does nothing to improve market efficiency and fairness.
Imogen Rose-Smith • March 19, 2015
The archbishop and civil rights leader has added his voice to the call for the university’s endowment to sell its fossil fuel holdings.
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