Rather than wait, now is the time to develop a strategy to protect portfolios from an unwelcome inflationary episode.
April 08, 2014 | 12:01 am
Federal Reserve Gov. Jeremy Stein on Thursday announced his resignation from the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
April 04, 2014 | 03:58 pm
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee signaled a shift away from using quantitative thresholds like unemployment rates in deciding whether to change the federal funds rate, according to...
March 19, 2014 | 04:00 pm
The improvement of the funded status of corporate defined benefit plans offers plan sponsors and plan advisers a real opportunity to quantify and downsize risk.
March 11, 2014 | 11:14 am
After rising to its highest level in four months in January, NISA Investment Advisors' Pension Surplus Risk index fell 50 basis points in February to 9.8%.
March 07, 2014 | 05:56 pm
Fixed-income markets might be experiencing the calm before the storm. Rather than allowing complacency to creep in, following the normalization of markets after the significant sell-off in the second ...
March 04, 2014 | 12:29 pm
Many ERISA pension plans are now implementing specific formulas called “glidepaths” to automatically shift funds to fixed income from growth assets as the plan's funded status increases....
March 03, 2014
Last year, the fixed-income markets saw considerable volatility as participants debated whether quantitative easing was about to end — this was answered in December as the Fed began its...
February 25, 2014 | 02:13 pm
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee in January discussed further tapering of their bond-buying program and possible changes in monetary policy, according to minutes of the January meeting...
February 19, 2014 | 03:54 pm
High-yield strategies, along with ultrashort-duration strategies, dominated the list of top-performing fixed-income managers for the year ended Dec. 31, according to Morningstar Inc.'s separate...
February 17, 2014
Institutional investors globally will look to restructure their fixed-income portfolios this year in response to rising interest rates, according to an annual forecast survey from Casey, Quirk &...
February 06, 2014 | 04:12 pm
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting Wednesday decided unanimously to continue slowing the Fed's bond-buying program known as quantitative easing in February, dropping monthly...
January 29, 2014 | 03:19 pm
President Barack Obama picked Stanley Fischer and Lael Brainard as his nominees to serve on the Federal Reserve board of governors, the White House announced Friday. ...
January 10, 2014 | 03:49 pm
Janet Yellen was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve.
January 06, 2014 | 06:13 pm
Equities busted out, while rising rates helped pension funds, but hurt fixed-income investors.