The European Central Bank’s decision to further cut interest rates in an effort to stave off deflation have been met with mixed reactions by money managers.
June 06, 2014 | 12:31 pm
United Technologies this week will introduce two core options in its 401(k) plans that are designed to reduce portfolio volatility and address the impact of inflation.
May 26, 2014
Allan Meltzer, a renowned historian of the Fed, warned in an op-ed last week: “Never in history has a country that financed big budget deficits with large amounts of central bank money avoided...
May 12, 2014 | 01:07 pm
While this might seem like a non-intuitive point, after exploring the mechanics of TIPS, it should become clear that the asset class may experience headwinds.
April 09, 2014 | 12:01 am
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
The woes of emerging economies could temper the Fed’s tapering in coming months by strengthening the dollar, which could push U.S. inflation closer to zero. The J.P. Morgan Trade-Weighted...
January 30, 2014 | 03:32 pm
Janet Yellen was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve.
January 06, 2014 | 06:13 pm
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
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
After two lost decades, the Nikkei 225 index's surge of more than 50% since November caught the attention of investors.
July 22, 2013
Members of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington signaled a greater willingness to consider raising the federal funds rate, based on their assessment of appropriate rate targets...
June 19, 2013 | 03:37 pm
Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, Hartford, will issue an RFP to hire one or more managers of global inflation-linked bonds.
April 12, 2013 | 02:31 pm
Institutional fixed-income money managers are concerned the Federal Reserve's monetary policy stimulus moves in 2013 could include harder targets for adjusting the federal funds interest rate that...
December 24, 2012
The economic outlook for 2013 remains clouded by the on-going fiscal cliff talks in Washington and overall government debt levels here and abroad, Loomis Sayles Vice Chairman Dan Fuss, said in a...
December 20, 2012 | 12:01 am
Next year will mark the beginning of the “great rotation” to equities from bonds, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists and strategists.