It's been a wonderful year to be a stock investor. Not only is 2013 shaping up to deliver the best returns of the past 10 years, it's also offered one of the smoothest rides.
December 04, 2013 | 08:00 am
The cost of purchasing annuities from an insurer decreased to 108.3% of the value of transferred liabilities in October from 108.9% the previous month, according to Mercer’s U.S. Pension Buyout ...
November 27, 2013 | 01:28 pm
Stability is returning to global markets, but more decisive action still is needed by both regulators and the investment management industry to regain investor confidence.
November 25, 2013
Janet Yellen was approved by the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday to serve as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve for four years.
November 21, 2013 | 10:50 am
It’s good to see that the U.S. economy continues to be an important source of strength for the global economy. Over the past few years, there has been a close correlation between the Commodity...
November 19, 2013 | 03:57 pm
While more people participated in workplace retirement plans in 2012, they made up a slightly lower percentage than the year before, according to a new analysis by the Employee Benefit Research...
November 12, 2013 | 04:12 pm
The Federal Reserve's large-scale asset purchases are not the solution to lowering unemployment and will have a limited impact in the future, said Rick Rieder, managing director, chief investment...
November 11, 2013
The Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute, in its third-annual research competition, is interested in finding out how the real economy interacts with portfolio and investment theory.
November 11, 2013
Mohamed El-Erian, CEO of Pacific Investment Management Co., compared the challenges the U.S. economy faces in the next five years to a T junction in a road. The country must make policy decisions...
October 31, 2013 | 10:48 am
Despite seeing signs of “growing underlying strength” and diminished downside risk in the economy, members of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington on Wednesday decided...
October 30, 2013 | 03:54 pm
BlackRock CEO Laurence D. Fink, whose company is the world's largest money manager with $4.1 trillion in assets, said Federal Reserve policy is contributing to “bubble-like markets.”
October 29, 2013 | 03:38 pm
Resource scarcity is the top extreme risk that would have the highest impact on global economic growth and asset returns, according to a biennial report from Towers Watson.
October 29, 2013 | 09:30 am
The U.S. inflation rate should be in the 1.5% to 2% range in the next 12 months, compared to the current rate of 1.4%, Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and co-chief investment officer of Pacific Investment...
October 28, 2013 | 02:50 pm
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, in honoring Eugene F. Fama this year as a co-winner of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, recognized the triumph of the ...
October 28, 2013
Almost a year into Japan's “Abenomics” experiment, Japanese corporate pension funds' cool stance toward their country's resurgent domestic stock market is becoming an increasingly lonely...