CalPERS has joined a fully committed repo facility with derivatives clearinghouse Options Clearing Corp. and securities lending agent eSecLending to provide contingency liquidity in the event of a...
March 12, 2015 | 03:16 pm
There are risks for the U.S. in a soaring dollar. It gives a competitive advantage to our trading partners. That means it stimulates our imports while depressing our exports. In addition, it...
March 11, 2015 | 04:11 pm
Moody's Investors Service downgraded Chicago's credit rating to Baa2 on Friday, citing concerns over the city's “highly elevated” unfunded pension liabilities.
February 27, 2015 | 04:03 pm
KKR is predicting slower economic growth in China but says there is potential for short-term gains for stocks in 2015. The main driver of this potential is the growth of the services sector - which...
February 26, 2015 | 02:46 pm
With the rapid decline and ongoing volatility in oil prices, investors will already have a sense of how the parts of their portfolios directly exposed to energy have responded, but it is also...
February 26, 2015 | 12:01 am
While active management still plays a critical role in portfolios of all sizes and sophistication levels, it’s hard to ignore the reams of headlines and research notes making the case for...
February 25, 2015 | 12:18 pm
Chris Concannon on Tuesday was named CEO of BATS Global Markets, effective March 31.
February 24, 2015 | 02:02 pm
Chris Concannon will be taking the reins at BATS Global Markets Inc. with an eye toward expanding the firm's trading in foreign-exchange forward contracts and possibly in precious metals.
February 24, 2015 | 05:22 pm
Assets under management incorporating sustainability investment strategies reached $21.1 trillion globally as of the beginning of 2014, up 61% from the onset of 2012, said the “Global...
February 24, 2015 | 03:56 pm
State Street's Investor Confidence index dipped 1.3% in February to 105.2, its lowest level since December 2013.
February 24, 2015 | 11:56 am
Corporate plan sponsors on both sides of the Atlantic are pushing back against the ramifications of lower interest rates, tipping a balance to re-risking from a derisking glidepath, say money...
February 23, 2015
To U.S. dark-pool operators, the development of an exclusive managers-only trading venue, Luminex Trading & Analytics LLC, is a splash of cold water on the face of an industry that some managers...
February 23, 2015 | 12:01 am
The 10-year U.S. Treasury bond yield is up to 2.13% on Feb. 20 from this year's low of 1.68% on Feb. 2. It started the year at 2.17%. What happened to trigger such a fast and nasty reversal? Here is...
February 23, 2015 | 10:47 am
Private-sector retirement solutions programs at the state level are getting a boost from the White House.
February 23, 2015
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee discussed the trade-offs in raising the federal funds rate or delaying action longer at their meeting in January, according to minutes released Wednesday.