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Schorsch REIT board member recommends 30% alts exposure for retirees
Bob Froehlich says the industry needs to catch up with the pressing demands of a yield-starved world.
Central bankers are pushing the whole world into stocks
On today's Breakfast with Benjamin menu: Low rates around the world is pushing everyone into stocks. Plus: Where to work if you want a big fat 401(k); the German bund flirts with a negative yield; Australia becomes the new junk-bond haven; and how not to be a horrible boss.
This adviser loves stocks, hates bonds
It's one thing to talk about how others should be investing, quite another to lay it on the line and actually show how you're managing your own portfolio. With that in mind, InvestmentNews is kicking off a new feature called My Portfolio, which takes a close look at how financial advisers allocate
Impact investing soars with $12 million green bond sale by Merrill Lynch
Last week's purchases illustrate the growth over the last few years in investment options tied to social improvements.
Warren Buffett's tax fairness doublespeak
In today's Breakfast with Benjamin, Warren Buffett's fails to put his money where his mouth is, Canada finds a sensible way to stop corporate inversions, the Fed pushes rate-hike rumors out to the end of next year, and more.
Are you prepared for the next bear market?
The bull hasn't finished running but the time is now for investors to get their minds around its impending end.
The Fed should raise rates, but it won't
Breakfast with Benjamin: The Fed should raise rates but... Plus: Financial advisers turn to options investing; the French government calls it quits; the SEC goes after asset-backed bonds; another Obamacare surprise; and what is really the most important meal of the day
Vanguard, Eaton Vance chart diverging paths on interest rate risk
With rates set to rise, industry is at odds over risks faced by investors in the bond market
Greenback rallies ahead of the Fed minutes
Breakfast with Benjamin: The dollar rallies ahead of Fed news. Plus: Stocks historically love the Fed's Jackson Hole meeting; Argentina's latest gambit; insurance companies create new asset management opportunities; and regretting not buying Google at the IPO.
Treasuries sneak quietly into favor
Despite hunger for risk with stock rally, appetite also strong for world's safest asset.
Fidelity turns its nose up at unconstrained bond funds
Many advisers like the funds' flexibility when interest rates rise, but a Fidelity manager isn't impressed.
El-Erian: Why are bonds and stocks acting strangely?
Over the last week, prices of all kinds of assets, from safe government bonds to risky stocks, rose together. What gives?
Barclays rains on the equity market parade
Breakfast with Benjamin: Barclays warns on stocks. Plus: Gold finds some safe-haven love; how the Fed is off target; Argentina uses social media to attack creditors; Nasdaq's version of déjà vu; and what people buy when money is no object.
Vanguard takes keys to Pimco's bond kingdom
Vanguard has overtaken Pimco as the largest provider of taxable-bond mutual funds by assets, a title the West Coast firm has held for more than a decade. (Don't miss: 5 reasons to own bonds now)
Fed watchers are spinning over Janet Yellen's mixed messages
Breakfast with Benjamin brings you up to speed on reactions to Janet Yellen's mixed messages on the U.S. job market, gold's surge, and Russian mutual funds' fall.