Pacific Investment Management Company (Pimco)
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Gross' greatest project: Giving it all away
Bond King has already donated $700 million; plans to disburse rest of his $2 billion fortune to charity
Bernanke joins Pimco as senior adviser
Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben S. Bernanke is joining Pacific Investment Management Co. as a senior adviser, his second consulting agreement with a top money manager in as many weeks.Mr. Bernanke will contribute his economic expertise to the firm's investment process, the firm said Wednesday.
Investors shun stock pickers, favor Vanguard, BlackRock, State Street
Fund sales switch decisively toward plain-vanilla, index investing, move out of Pimco Total Return has big impact on flows.
In possible gift to Bill Gross, Janus gets preliminary approval to offer ETFs
Janus has indicated significant plans in the ETF space, including a possible fund with the Pimco founder.
After Bill Gross, Pimco Total Return performance is back at the top
Portfolio managers deliver strong performance with right central bank call, leading Morningstar to boost rating even as more investors pull assets.
Pimco Total Return Fund drops another $11.6B even with decent performance
Breakfast with Benjamin Despite beating 94% of its peers since Bill Gross left the company, Pimco's Total Return Fund still dropped $11.6 billion in January. Plus: Crude oil drives the markets, unbelievable unemployment data, and finding some investments buried beneath the winter snow.
Vanguard warns advisers on stock risk in client portfolios
According to the fund giant, investors are taking on portfolio risk not seen since 1999 or 2007, and advisers need to adjust client expectations for low-return markets.
Active managers get a seat at the ETF table
To the chagrin of some, a fast-growing industry comes to terms with active management.
Schwab adds 18 more funds to its commission-free ETF platform
Schwab's fund platform is expanding to 198 the number of ETFs that trade without commissions.
Pimco to fight fund lawsuit challenging Bill Gross pay
Pimco will fight a lawsuit by an investor who says the fund giant overcharged Total Return Fund shareholders while richly compensating Bill Gross and Mohamed A. El-Erian even as the world's largest bond fund underperformed.The firm's response came Wednesday after lawyers for a Clinton, Wash., man
Hedge fund employees enjoy the fruits of their labor
On Friday's Breakfast with Benjamin, average compensation at hedge funds remains gaudy, even with performance down. Plus: Smart beta takes another step out of the shadows, the right way to clean up your portfolio, and the new Congress sets the tone by taking an early swipe at Obamacare.
Gross: Good times over, markets set to fall
Bill Gross, former manager of the world's largest bond fund, said prices for many assets will fall this year as record-low interest rates fail to restore sufficient economic growth.With global expansion still sputtering after years of interest rates near zero, investors will gradually seek
Financial adviser sentenced to 51 months for ripping off elderly clients
Tuesday's Breakfast with Benjamin features an adviser sentenced to 51 months of jail time for stealing from elderly clients. Plus: Bill Gross doesn't see a rate hike till late in the year, the latest bet for oil, and a don't-miss webcast sets the stage for 2015.
From big rallies to fallen (bond) kings, we saw it all in 2014
Of all the twists, turns and surprises of 2014, cheap oil has to be among the most pleasant. While there is plenty of risk facing the global energy industry and capital markets, it is hard to think about that when you're filling your tank for two bucks a gallon.But if collapsing oil prices caught
Janus sees Gross as a 'game changer'
After years of redemptions and on its third CEO, Denver investment company is giving the ball to the Bond King.