Investment management

In recent advertising the Hartford Funds took out a two-page ad describing their support of financial therapists. They state
As an added benefit, rebalancing according to a timetable helps you better control trade commissions by limiting your sales
That's the biggest round of funding for any robo-advisor so far, promising to help Betterment solidify its position as the
The Central Bank of China moved last week the decision to devalue the country's currency, the yuan, leading to a three-year low against the dollar. The cause of the devaluation was the slowdown in growth of the Chinese economy to 7 percent in the first two quarters of 2015.
In the pursuit of an investment adviser or investment manager one of the most important (and unfortunately complicated) pieces of information to obtain is their complete fee structure.
The passive style of investing advocates present their case by stating that the markets are efficient. In other words, the vast majority of information that can be known is already in the market place and therefore there is no advantage to spending effort in researching stocks because there is little that is unknown about their prospects. I
Risk management is regarded as an essential element of modern investment management. But few people recognize that retirement -- the period when a person stops working and begins to decumulate their assets -- has now become the riskiest stage of a person's entire financial life.
We urge other public pension funds to bring scientific research to bear on these questions. Like any other investor, these funds should invite, rather than resist, impartial scrutiny of their strategy
It's easy to waste time and money engaging a financial professional to fulfill one duty when what you really need is the other.
To build an enduring investment business takes more than brains and toughness. Success starts with values that clients care about most -- starting with trust.
It would be difficult to find an industry as ethically bankrupt as those involved in "managing" your investments. The harm these "advisers" have done to the retirement aspirations of hardworking Americans is incalculable.
those attending presumably assumed they were there to learn from real "alpha" experts, which is a fancy term describing the value added by a fund manager over its designated benchmark. They must have been disappointed.
Mr. Biggs has been "big" in the world of securities prognosticators for many years. He was the formerly the head strategist at Morgan Stanley where he was reportedly responsible for the formation of its investment management business.
Many articles on the subject of money talk about different ways to invest the money. Few of the pieces, however, address the key issue underlying any allocation which may be keeping investors up at night.
A new book by Jack Calhoun exposes the set of myths that cause investors to billions of dollars each year, and shows you who to trust, and who to avoid in the world of finance.