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Morgan Stanley bets big on stocks
Breakfast with Benjamin covers Morgan Stanley getting ultra-bullish on stocks, Detroit's big bankruptcy trial kicking off, and how to tread lightly into the MLP space.
Investors skeptical as stocks top one record after another
The stock market ain't the party it used to be. It just blasted through one important psychological barrier, and another now looks tantalizingly close. Yet the mood among investors is dour and businesslike.
Fed tightening should not disrupt stock market
If you can withstand early bumps, growing economy will justify stock market gains.
Ignore the bond bubble at your own risk
Breakfast wtih Benjamin: The case for reducing fixed income exposure gets more vivid, markets react to Pres. Obama's 'no strategy' remarks regarding ISIS, another perspective on income inequality, and more.
Smart beta, by any other name, is still smart
On today's Breakfast with Benjamin menu, a look at how smart beta has grown in prominence despite criticism, the performance-killing fees of active management, another type of corporate inversion, and more.
SEC sets plan to expand tick sizes for small-cap trades
Agency seeking to improve market quality by altering rules for trading companies with market caps of $5B or less.
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
With S&P 500 at a record, echoes of the dotcom boom and bust
The stock market's gains are comparable to the Pets.com era rally but valuations, while stretched, are much more reasonable, strategists say.
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
BofA seeks to prove Buffett right after U.S. settlement
Billionaire Warren Buffett predicted Bank of America will become a profit powerhouse once it finally resolves legal battles that have sapped funds and distracted managers. Now we'll find out if he's right.
BofA settlement comes back to bite homeowners
On today's Breakfast with Benjamin menu: BofA settlement bites homeowners. Plus: Warren Buffett feels compliance pain; a mortgage shop tries financial advice; fewer stocks participating in the bull market run; and stocks that could benefit from the ALS ice-bucket challenge.