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Gross exposes $42 trillion bond market's key flaw in exit
One man shook a $42 trillion bond market last week, highlighting just how vulnerable bond prices are to shocks. Bill Gross's surprise departure on Friday from Pacific Investment Management Co. sparked sell-offs in some of his biggest wagers, such as inflation-protected U.S. government bonds. The
Investing from the gut, as in the old days
Can investors today turn to advisers to awaken their sense of pride in their money and its impact on the market?
Biotechs riding high as Ebola diagnosed in the U.S.
Breakfast with Benjamin: Biotechs riding high. Plus: Reading into the market's Halloween indicator, J.P. Morgan steps in another MBS mess, Ford looks like a preview of things to come for stocks, and investing like rich folks, even if you aren't rich yet.
Renaissance to launch international version of IPO ETF
Just a year after launching the Renaissance IPO ETF, the public-stock-offering research and data-tracking firm is coming out with an international IPO fund.
The dangerous downside of the stronger dollar
Today's Breakfast with Benjamin menu covers the U.S. dollar threatening to knock markets off balance, riding an ETF back into commodities, retirement plans turning on the Pimco Total Return Fund, and more.
Where are the next big opportunities in today's market?
Analyzing the current equity and fixed income scene to identify potential growth areas
Gross' last defiance stuns Pimco, Allianz
Even the executives at Allianz SE didn't know.It was 2:28 p.m. in Munich on Friday, and Bill Gross, in charge of $2 trillion as chief investment officer at Pacific Investment Management Co., had just announced that he was joining Janus Capital Group Inc., a struggling stock fund manager. With
Pimco fortifies to take on the old boss
Monday Breakfast with Benjamin:Gross, Ivascyn to square off. Plus: The outlook for Pimco outflows is bad and worse, global markets keeping an eye on Hong Kong civil unrest, a warning about fixed indexed annuities, buying ahead of ex-dividend dates, and running the numbers on Roth IRAs
Pimco likely to pick Dan Ivascyn to succeed Gross
Deputy chief investment officer has inside track to succeed 'Bond King' as CIO
Pimco's funds plunge following Bill Gross exit
In the stock market, investors didn't wait around to assess the implications of Bill Gross's departure from Pacific Investment Management Co. -- they sold.Pimco's Global StocksPLUS & Income Fund slipped 9.2 percent to $22.80 at 10:40 a.m. in New York, while the firm's High Income Fund decreased 8.4
The secret Goldman Sachs tapes
How one brave federal regulator got the goods on the New York Fed's hands-off policy toward Goldman.
Market ramps up for typical October wild ride
In today's Breakfast with Benjamin, signs point to a wild month ahead for the markets, Michael Lewis dishes on 'secret' Goldman Sachs tapes, the Alibaba bloom is already off the rose, and more.
Stock sell-off a buying opportunity as some pros see more gains ahead
Sudden stock decline gives money managers confidence to buy. Should advisers follow their lead?
Don't overlook the housing recovery
Breakfast with Benjamin: Remember housing stocks? You should. Plus: How Pimco stepped in it, academics take on high-frequency trading, the bad math behind climate-change regs, and men are better retirement savers than women.
Didn't get in on the Alibaba IPO? These ETFs did
Strategic moves by two exchange-traded fund managers underscore the uniqueness of the offering.