William O’Brien, president of BATS Global Markets, has left the company.
July 22, 2014 | 05:08 pm
Investor complacency, unsustainably low volatility and stretched equity market valuations might lead to market shocks, said the third-quarter update of Russell Investments’ Strategists' 2014...
July 21, 2014 | 03:53 pm
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen told a Senate committee Tuesday that “the economy is making progress, and eventually, if we continue, the day will come when I think it will be...
July 15, 2014 | 02:45 pm
Pension funds that want to reduce risk in their portfolios should consider moving away from traditional core fixed-income strategies benchmarked to the Barclays Capital Aggregate Bond index, a paper...
July 15, 2014 | 03:13 pm
The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association released on Monday a new set of recommendations for the structure of U.S. equity markets.
July 14, 2014 | 01:48 pm
During the second half of the 1990s, the looming introduction of the euro led to a sharp drop in borrowing costs among the peripheral economies of the eurozone. That boosted their economies and the...
July 14, 2014 | 10:57 am
The Federal Open Market Committee's bond-buying program is likely to end after its October meeting, said minutes released Wednesday of the group's June meeting.
July 09, 2014 | 04:07 pm
While equity markets worldwide continued to drift higher halfway through 2014, interest rates fell, surprising many.
July 07, 2014 | 12:01 am
The Dow Jones industrial average on Thursday climbed above 17,000 for the first time as data showed employers added more workers than projected in June and the European Central Bank disclosed details ...
July 03, 2014 | 03:36 pm
Harry M. Markowitz, William F. Sharpe and Eugene F. Fama — all Nobel laureates in economics — are among the inductees into the Performance and Risk Measurement Hall of Fame.
June 23, 2014
World Cup fever has struck money manager Payden & Rygel, with the Los Angeles-based firm looking at four matches between emerging markets countries as inspiration for its investment commentary.
June 23, 2014
BlackRock and Pacific Investment Management Co. are among investors that sued banks, including Citigroup and Deutsche Bank, over their roles as mortgage-bond trustees.
June 19, 2014 | 10:57 am
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting Wednesday voted unanimously to continue tapering their bond-buying program, dropping to $35 billion in monthly purchases, down from $45 billion in ...
June 18, 2014 | 03:53 pm
The financial crisis has brought about a renaissance in Keynesian thinking, especially in relation to the debate over austerity vs. stimulus. But the great economist John Maynard Keynes was, perhaps, ...
June 12, 2014 | 08:00 am
Three academics have identified a market structure they contend would enhance liquidity and stability, overcoming detrimental impacts to investors of high-frequency trading.