Hedge fund managers are confident that 2015 will — at last — bring the levels of volatility and dispersion they need to outperform equity markets and re-establish their reputation as...
December 22, 2014
Federal Open Market Committee members announced Wednesday they “can be patient in beginning to normalize the stance of monetary policy,” said a statement at the end of a two-day meeting.
December 17, 2014 | 03:35 pm
The fixed-income trading desks of larger money managers are setting prices of trades instead of discovering them while applying the electronic trading skills of their equity brethren to adapt to the...
December 08, 2014
Some members of the Federal Open Market Committee remain concerned about slower-than-expected economic growth in the coming months if foreign economies continue to struggle, said minutes from their...
November 19, 2014 | 03:49 pm
Bank of Japan announced an expansion of its quantitative and qualitative easing program, shocking the currency markets and bolstering stocks.
October 31, 2014 | 11:19 am
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.