Institutional Investor: RSS Feed Plus - Linkedin Pulse©2015 Institutional Investor60Institutional Investor: RSS Feed Plus - Linkedin PulseDaily Agenda: Bond Markets Mull September or December Fed HikeMixed economic data from Europe; Shire makes a hostile bid for Baxalta; Neiman Marcus readies for IPO., 05 Aug 2015 13:00:00 GMTThe Challenge of the Pension Crisis on Municipal CreditUnderfunded public pensions are a threat to municipal bonds, but generally, the asset class should not be regarded as dangerous., 05 Aug 2015 11:00:00 GMTFor Fed Policy, September Can’t Come Soon EnoughTwo of the Federal Reserve’s concerns are falling behind the policy curve and how to assess flattening in the Phillips curve., 04 Aug 2015 19:00:00 GMTREITs and MLPs Offer Value in the Face of an Interest Rate HikeReal estate investment trusts and master limited partnerships are yield plays that should fare well if rates rise gradually., 04 Aug 2015 16:00:00 GMTDaily Agenda: Markets React to Deflationary ExpectationsRBA takes a more hawkish stance; Puerto Rico defaults; Greek bank stocks take beating; Aetna earnings beat estimates., 04 Aug 2015 12:53:00 GMTShadows of the Financial Crisis Loom Large over MarketsGovernment intervention in markets, and market developments that force political responses, are keeping risks high and macro traders glued to their screens., 03 Aug 2015 17:00:00 GMTRIAs Shouldn’t Fear the RobotsRather than regard robo advisers as the evil competition, financial planners should embrace them as a service to offer and attract clients., 03 Aug 2015 16:00:00 GMTDaily Agenda: Markets Brace for Fed TighteningGreek stock market reopens after five weeks; legendary private equity dealmaker Jerome Kohlberg Jr. dies at age of 90., 03 Aug 2015 14:09:00 GMTAlternative Beta: What It Is, and Why It’s ImportantThe portfolio strategy allows investors to gauge genuine alpha while diversifying risk and offering transparency and lower fees., 03 Aug 2015 06:00:00 GMTDaily Agenda: The Week Ahead, August 3 – 8, 2015U.S. jobs data on deck; U.K. real estate values go under macroeconomic microscope; cities commemorate 60th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing., 01 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT