J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is set to pay almost a third of a $1.86 billion settlement to resolve accusations that a dozen big banks conspired to limit competition in the credit default swaps market,...
October 01, 2015 | 06:13 pm
The European Union’s market regulator proposed new regulations that would apply equity trading templates to other asset classes and put limits on the use of dark pools.
September 29, 2015 | 01:23 pm
In the past few days, I’m being asked more frequently: “What will it take to revive the bull market?” Monday’s decline was the fifth consecutive daily drop. The S&P 500 may...
September 29, 2015 | 12:45 pm
Canadian public and private defined benefit plans’ funded status took a one-two punch this quarter from equity and interest rate volatility, said two reports issued Monday.
September 28, 2015 | 12:45 pm
After experiencing a tumultuous second half of 2014, high-yield bonds and leveraged loans rebounded with solid returns in early 2015 before continuing their bumpy trend toward the end of the first...
September 22, 2015 | 10:23 am
Nearly one-third of Pensions & Investments’ readers polled online in August thought the Federal Reserve would raise rates when the Federal Open Market Committee met last week.
September 21, 2015 | 04:02 pm
The timing of the stock market meltdown on Aug. 24 was uncanny, at least in the eyes of the exchange-traded product ecosystem.
September 21, 2015
Corporate pension plan sponsors are continuing to shed liabilities through lump-sum offers and group annuity purchases from insurers, leading some consultants to predict an eventful fourth quarter.
September 21, 2015
Federal interest rates will stay the same for now at zero to 0.25%, the Federal Open Market Committee announced Thursday, with several members predicting the first hike will not come until 2016.
September 17, 2015 | 04:04 pm
William Hague, former U.K. foreign secretary and one-time leader of the Conservative Party in the U.K., was named chairman of ICE Futures Europe, effective in January.
September 17, 2015 | 03:06 pm
Back in the Cretaceous Period, the heyday of the dinosaurs was well underway. These huge creatures ruled their world and surely expected to continue to do so for a long time. Bigger was truly better. ...
September 17, 2015 | 11:12 am
A report by a trading group comprising five money managers called on dark-pool operators to improve transparency and disclosure, avoid conflicts of interest and update their best-execution policies.
September 17, 2015 | 12:31 pm
President Barack Obama will push to end the carried interest tax rate paid by private equity and other private fund managers as Washington lawmakers negotiate a new federal budget.
September 16, 2015 | 01:34 pm
The U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that median household income in 2014 had no “statistically significant change” in real terms from 2013.
September 16, 2015 | 12:47 pm
China has developed a serious capital outflow problem, which has developed and gotten progressively worse over the past year. It most likely reflects the significant slowdown in the country’s...