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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
Advisers wary of keeping client assets at Pimco
While some financial professionals say Bill Gross' exit is the final straw, and others exited long ago — some are staying put.
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.
Pimco flagship Total Return Fund loses top Morningstar rating
Research firm cites "uncertainty regarding outflows" and shuffled management as the reasons for downgrading Pimco's flagship fund.
New Pimco Total Return bosses: “Bill Gross relied on us”
New three-person team at the world's largest bond fund says they can handle outflows and will rely on a similar strategy to the departed Bond King.
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
Bill Gross and the dying breed of mutual fund superstars
Once stars like Fidelity's Peter Lynch, Legg Mason's Bill Miller and Pimco's Bill Gross were deified by investors. But many of the most popular products are index funds and ETFs that have no managers at all.
Low profile insider Ivascyn takes investment helm at challenged Pimco
As new CIO, longtime Pimco manager will have to fill the shoes of an investing legend at a difficult time. Plus: Advisers 'blindsided' by Gross departure as Pimco faces rebuilding
Gross gives Janus much-needed shot in the arm
Bill Gross gives Janus much-needed shot in the arm and brings instant credibility to firm that has been all but off the radar.
What Bill Gross' departure means for Pimco's funds
In an already rough year, exit of the Bond King could lead to more funds flowing out.
Gross bolting Pimco for Janus
Bill Gross is leaving Pimco, the company he co-founded, to manage fixed-income portfolios for Janus Capital Group and build out Janus' fixed-income business.
Huge Marketfield Fund suffering outflows as performance wanes
Manager of the long-short fund calls asset decline 'natural organic redemption' but others see investor focus on return.
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.
SEC's investigation into Pimco could ripple through ETF, fixed income markets
Regulator reportedly questions whether fund company artificially boosted returns in its big fixed-income ETF by relying on lofty valuations; smaller firms could be at risk.
Exclusive: New research service redefines 'liquid alts' for advisers
Money manager says new definition will help determine whether funds are delivering on their promises.