Marathon Asset Management, one of nine firms selected in the credit crisis to manage a government-subsidized program to revive the mortgage-bond market, liquidated its fund after handing the U.S....
August 13, 2013 | 03:36 pm
Institutional investment strategists generally paint an upbeat outlook for 2013, including the S&P 500 and emerging markets, while seeing little chance of recession in a weak but slowly strengthening ...
January 07, 2013
Money managers surveyed this month by Bank of America Merrill Lynch are increasingly confident in a global economic recovery despite the still unresolved U.S. fiscal cliff.
December 18, 2012 | 03:52 pm
With nearly 60% of companies in the S&P 500 index reporting, third-quarter earnings have thus far disappointed investors.
October 29, 2012 | 12:01 am
AllianceBernstein on Tuesday liquidated its Legacy Securities Fund, part of the U.S. Treasury's Public-Private Investment Program.
October 09, 2012 | 01:45 pm
If Washington powerbrokers don't address the so-called fiscal cliff, the economy could be driven back into a recession, according to analysts at BlackRock.
October 09, 2012 | 09:22 am
About three-quarters of executives from a mixed universe of institutional investors think a significant tail-risk event is likely to very likely within the next 12 months.
September 24, 2012 | 12:15 am
Rates of poverty among older Americans without defined benefit pensions were nine times greater in 2010 than for those with the pension plans, up from six times greater in 2006, according to a new...
July 26, 2012 | 03:57 pm
Institutional money managers are less confident in their outlook for the U.S. economy, although they do not expect a recession and they see some positive factors, according to Northern Trust.
July 12, 2012 | 02:35 pm
Pacific Investment Management Co.’s Neel Kashkari said the Federal Reserve is likely to start a third round of quantitative easing, but BlackRock’s Robert Doll said the central bank will...
June 14, 2012 | 01:40 pm
Financial asset prices are a reflection of the current environment as well as future expectations, but often, rising or falling prices feed back into the shaping of expectations themselves.
April 19, 2012 | 10:25 am
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index may fall as much as 7% because of economic weakness in Europe, according to hedge fund manager Barton Biggs.
April 05, 2012 | 10:41 am
Many institutional investment strategists believe the S&P 500 generally will return more than 10% in 2012, even though they expect the U.S. economic growth rate to be slow and unemployment to remain...
January 09, 2012
The European debt crisis will begin to ease while the U.S. economy “muddles” through another year with modest earnings growth, Bob Doll, BlackRock chief equity strategist for fundamental...
January 05, 2012 | 03:26 pm