NEW YORK, Nov 24- Longtime Wall Street strategist Richard Bernstein hasn't quite gotten used to investors' reactions when he tells them his favorite asset class for 2015 is the same as in 2014- high- yield municipal bonds. Nevertheless, Bernstein said on Monday he sees high-yield munis as an undervalued asset class, with yields in some cases rivaling or exceeding...
NEW YORK, Nov 21- Big money to the Fed: You're going nowhere next year. Add in the risk of a recession in Europe, renewed recession in Japan and disappointing growth in China, and it all adds up to "later, lower, longer," says Prudential Investment's Greg Peters, effectively summing up the Fed outlook from the buy side. Peters, who oversees more than $534 billion of fixed...
Nov 7- U.S. regulators plan to allow investment management firm Eaton Vance Corp to launch a new breed of actively managed exchange-traded funds that can keep their holdings secret for months at a time, boosting Eaton Vance shares by 22 percent on Friday. In a notice published late Thursday night, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it intends to...
NEW YORK, Nov 5- Tax-cutting measures in a handful of states looked to gain traction following Tuesday's elections, potentially weakening fiscal positions if revenues fail to keep pace with spending. "As far as states go there was a clear message that people would rather have lower taxes," said Craig Brandon, Co-Director of Municipal Investments at Eaton Vance in...
A handful of the Nov. 4 races such as the dead heat in Illinois, possibly the most fiscally dysfunctional state, shape up as de facto referendums on reform and their results could make municipal bond investors alter their bets. "People are not so much voting for governor in some of these states but how they want the pensions addressed," said Craig Brandon, Co-Director...
BOSTON, Oct 17- Taking a page from his last job, Eaton Vance's new Chief Equity Investment Officer bets that reorganizing his analysts into new teams will boost performance. Since joining the Boston company in April from Goldman Sachs, Edward Perkin has regrouped Eaton Vance's 27 stock analysts into teams meant to develop investment ideas that match the...
Aug 18- Asset manager Eaton Vance Corp's quarterly profit narrowly beat analysts' estimates, as it investment advisory and administrative business fees increased 6 percent. Net income attributable to the company's shareholders rose to $77.9 million, or 63 cents per share, from $23.2 million, or 18 cents per share, a year earlier.
Aug 18- Asset manager Eaton Vance Corp's quarterly profit tripled, due to a big drop in the company's non-operating expenses. Net income attributable to the company's shareholders rose to $77.9 million, or 63 cents per share, in the third quarter ended July 31, from $23.2 million, or 18 cents per share, a year earlier.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat-to-lower open on Tuesday, ahead of housing market and consumer confidence data.
Tapering of the Fed's $85 billion monthly bond purchases has been discussed for months, driving interest rates higher.
Investors welcomed news that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs last month, sending the Dow above 14,000 for the first time since 2007.
BOSTON-- Investment manager Eaton Vance Corp. said Thursday that its board of directors approved a 5.3 percent increase to its quarterly dividend. The company will pay 20 cents per share to shareholders on Nov. 14 to shareholders of record as of Oct. 31. Eaton Vance shares rose 5 cents to $29.19 in afternoon trading.
Oct 11- Eaton Vance Corp:. *Says reported assets under management of $198.2 billion on September 30. versus $192.9 billion on July 31, 2012.
Alexander Cutler, CEO of Eaton, says the company is starting to see attractive gains in its U.S. non-residential construction segments.
Stocks ended lower as investors took a pause after stocks reached two-year highs, and the dollar rose as concerns over European sovereign debt worries resurfaced. Alcoa and JPMorgan fell, while Coca Cola rose.
Stocks slipped into negative territory Wednesday despite several positive economic reports, as concerns over European sovereign debt worries resurfaced. JP Morgan and Alcoa fell, while Coca Cola rose.
Stocks were mixed after a handful of positive economic reports, including a slightly better-than-expected gain in industrial production, and a slightly better-than-expected report on consumer price inflation. Caterpillar and Bank of America rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks fell after news of higher inflation and weakness in the employment market, and as financial stocks skidded. McDonald's and Verizon rose, while Bank of America and JPMorgan fell.
Stocks pared gains but remained significantly higher Wednesday as the dollar slumped, commodities soared, and a series of better-than-expected earnings reports gave investors confidence in the economy's health. Cisco and American Express rose, while Intel and JPMorgan fell.