For all the talk of a new normal, some may be wondering if it is more a matter of no normal. Do the same rules —diversification, buy and hold—and vehicles—mutual funds, single stocks—still apply? Is there a new calculus, physics to the world of investing?
Asset allocation strategists haven’t had an easy time in recent years. For awhile they dished out bigger weightings to defensive plays—bonds, cash and commodities. But for 2011, strategists recommend investors boost allocations to ride the wave.
A midterm election yielding a GOP Congress to offset a Democratic president, seasonal factors and stocks' status as a "humiliated asset class" should combine to power a sizable rally in the coming months.
Smart investors need to look at savvy investment alternatives, from junk bonds to short selling to commodities, say three financial advisors.
Small-cap stocks usually lead the economy out of recessions and this one has been no exception, but market leadership looks ready to turn.
Buffeted by markets made more efficient by high frequency traders, high stock correlation, and an increasing focus on costs, actively managed mutual funds have failed to earn their high management fees and lost ground to exchange traded funds, ETFs, and index funds.
After a year and a half of stock market gains, you might be feeling a little better about your 401(k). Once shattered, it may now only be battered. But in the high-speed, global market of today, both the options and challenges in managing your portfolio are greater than ever.
Retirement and investment accounts may have the same purpose, but you'll need to manage them very differently to get the most out of your money.
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DoubleLine Capital, the investment firm overseen by Jeffrey Gundlach, opens a new mutual fund to give exposure and help them diversify.
Aug 31- BNY Mellon Corp said it has worked through a backlog of missing prices on about 1,200 mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, more than a week after a software glitch at the world's largest custody bank disrupted pricing for about 5 percent of the U.S. fund industry. BNY Mellon said on Monday it has completed production of system-generated net asset...
BNY MELLON SAYS COMPLETED FRIDAY'S PRICING FOR ALL MUTUAL FUND CLIENTS.
Squawk Box Live in Europe gave you the latest on global markets, which saw a slight bounce after heavy selling in the previous session.
MSCI said China's stock slump won't impact the decision to include China-listed shares in its emerging markets index.
A few dozen stocks in the S&P 500 index are still up since the market meltdown began in mid-August