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Fed decides to hold tight on rates, and advisers react
The Federal Reserve decides to hold tight on interest rates, and advisers are reacting accordingly.
Bill Gross rides derivatives around Fed policy
Breakfast with Benjamin: The Bond King levers up. Plus: There is nothing smooth about the Fed's next move, the first nail in hedge funds' coffin and more.
Bob Doll: Why the bull market isn't ending anytime soon
With all eyes on the Fed, Nuveen's Bob Doll explains why the U.S. market rally should continue.
A user's guide to this week's "Fedspeak"
On this morning's Breakfast with Benjamin menu, a guide to the Fed's upcoming comments, Calpers sends hedge funds out to pasture, getting on the stock-split bandwagon, and more.
Europe the place to go for equity value
Improving economies and corporate fundamentals help but long time horizon required.
Newsflash: Nasdaq is mired in a bear market
Investors starting to avoid companies that will suffer the most when the market stumbles.
Alibaba IPO not high on advisers' to-do list
As the financial markets inch toward what will be the largest initial public stock offering ever, financial advisers appear to be taking a wait-and-see approach, positioning themselves between their clients and the $24 billion Alibaba IPO.“Most IPOs are overpriced at the offering, so we're going to
Markets wait on the Fed's next move
Breakfast with Benjamin: Investors are waiting for Janet Yellen and the Fed to pull the trigger on rates. Plus: Buying Alibaba via ETFs; S&P and Nasdaq stocks start to separate; hedge funds ride the wave; and annuity product sales hitting double digits.
Tiny long-short equity mutual fund delivers huge gains
The phones rang a lot more than usual this summer at Biondo Group LLC, the small Pennsylvania investment firm tucked away near the Delaware Water Gap and the foothills of the Pocono Mountains.
Should you follow Bill?
Friday's Breakfast with Benjamin features: Bill Gross is selling bonds. Should you? Plus: Finra might go inside to replace Fienberg; the markets' muted reaction to Obama; pump and dump; more money flows to hedge funds; and Cantor's way of commemorating 9/11.
Here's why markets shrugged at Obama's message
Complacency is in the stock market, but sentiment alone does not usually have a direct impact on share prices.
Advisers and investors take new military action in stride
Day after Obama authorizes new round of air strikes in the Middle East, oil drops. What gives?
The recovery's winners
On today's Breakfast with Benjamin menu: Gen Xers enjoy wage gains but others don't. Plus: Bolstering bond returns; thinking about Fed policy; Charlie Munger's contributions to Buffett's success; a private equity manager opens up and remembering 9/11.
Bears are giving up and that could be a bad sign
Breakfast with Benjamin: What's it mean when bears capitulate? Plus: The housing market recovery and homebuilder ETFs; 529s not so popular and here's why; Apple's big news; and the long-term-care insurance question.
Are you prepared to make an exit from the stock market?
If the Federal Reserve pursues an “exit” from its ultra-low interest rate policy, are you be prepared for an exit from the stock market, should things turn south?