The Federal Open Market Committee’s bond-buying program will end this week, members announced Wednesday at the end of a two-day meeting, citing “substantial improvement” in the...
October 29, 2014 | 03:32 pm
More money managers are adopting a moderate outlook on U.S. economic growth, a quarterly survey by Northern Trust shows.
October 16, 2014 | 04:13 pm
Some global growth-at-a-reasonable price money managers are coping with client losses stemming from underperforming Europe, Australasia and Far East strategies.
October 13, 2014
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee expect faster economic growth in the second half of 2014 and in 2015 under current monetary policy, according to minutes from the September meeting that...
October 08, 2014 | 03:21 pm
The hunt for yield is driving global investors' interest in adding real estate to their portfolios and creating selling opportunities for holders of core property portfolios, said speakers at the...
October 07, 2014 | 10:02 am
The European Central Bank will buy assets for at least two years to boost inflation and economic growth in the eurozone.
October 02, 2014 | 10:32 am
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee voted to finish tapering their bond-buying program with a final $15 billion in purchases in October.
September 17, 2014 | 03:48 pm
In its latest summary of economic projections released Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee's outlook for the appropriate timing of raising the fed funds rate was little changed from June....
September 17, 2014 | 03:27 pm
With equity markets at a historical peak and interest rates still low, rebalancing a portfolio is a painful proposition. Rather than investing in traditional fixed income, however, institutional...
September 11, 2014 | 10:07 am
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said she still isn't satisfied with the U.S. labor market. Deciding when she is won't be easy.
August 22, 2014 | 03:44 pm
With new actuarial tables threatening lower funding status, pension investors should consider reversing the course of de-risking embedded in their glide paths and increasing their allocation to...
July 30, 2014 | 05:48 pm
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee voted Wednesday to continue tapering their bond-buying program, dropping to $25 billion in monthly purchases from $35 billion in June. Information...
July 30, 2014 | 03:38 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 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.