Daily Agenda: Markets Pause as Investors Ponder What’s Next
European stocks retreat as oil rallies; Erdogan slams U.S. over Kurdish aid; Facebook provides details on inflated viewer metrics; CBOE in talks to buy Bats.
September 23, 2016
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Aberdeen Rides Out Rough Markets
The U.K. asset manager has been hit hard by the slump in emerging-markets stocks, but CEO Martin Gilbert is keeping faith with the firm’s people and investment process.
February 10, 2016
Bond ETFs Help Melt Illiquid Fixed-Income Markets
The Employees Retirement System of Texas and other investors are using the equity markets to trade baskets of bonds.
November 16, 2015
Daily Agenda: Equity Markets Upbeat Despite Mediocre Earnings
Stock markets in Asia and Europe rebound; more signs of deflation in Europe; Alibaba makes bid for video-streaming site.
October 16, 2015
Sharpening Conviction in Equity Allocations
It’s getting harder to find returns. But research shows that active stock picking can perform with a disciplined, clear investing philosophy.
May 30, 2015
How an Inefficient Hedge Fund Market Works for Investors
Although the average investor will buy average hedge funds, careful investors can do better.
May 26, 2015
Simplifying Equity Markets Starts with Investors
Equity markets have become unduly complicated and riddled with conflicts of interest, but institutional investors have the power to help change them.
May 5, 2015
Daily Agenda: FOMC Notes Put Monetary Policy and Fixed Income in Focus
Unemployment data in Europe sign of euro zone divergence; oil stockpiles in the U.S. forecast to show rise.
January 7, 2015
The Daily Agenda: Cheap Oil, Cuba and Hopes for a Santa Claus Rally
While emerging markets feel the impact of falling oil prices, investors are still hoping for a year-end rally in equities.
December 18, 2014
Could a Delay Tame the World of High Frequency Trading?
Critics of high frequency trading say it won’t take long to make markets right.
June 28, 2012