New research confirms the valuable role that short sellers play in correcting the valuations of overpriced stocks.
A TIPS is risky in the short term and riskless in the long run, which is precisely the opposite of, and complementary to, a T-bill, which is riskless in the short term but, because of reinvestment rate volatility, risky in the long run.
The politics of the status quo creates the illusion of action, fostering the image that Social Security is a hot topic that has captured the attention of Washington.
My “five-step investment process” provides an ongoing systematic framework for making portfolio decisions, and further incorporating financial planning and tax considerations into overall portfolio construction.
The key to if — or when — the US economy falls into recession will depend on how the latest turmoil in the banking sector spills over to Main Street.
Just over a year before Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse threatened a generation of technology startups and their backers, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco appointed a more senior team of examiners to assess the firm. They started calling out problem after problem.
Jamie Dimon and Janet Yellen were on a call Tuesday, when she floated an idea: What if the nation’s largest lenders deposited billions of dollars into First Republic Bank, the latest firm getting nudged toward the brink by a depositor panic
Merely advertising your presence in the marketplace is too vague and unspecific. It fails to project authority and generate trust.
Is upheaval in the banking sector the prelude to a financial crisis, or just the biggest bump yet on the road to restoring order to the economy? Stock investors clinging to hopes this too shall pass are having their tolerance for pain severely tested.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told Congress on Thursday that the US banking system remains sound, seeking to reassure lawmakers, depositors and investors amid concerns about how the sector is regulated.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell faces growing calls from key lawmakers and regulatory experts for an independent investigation into the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, not just an internal review by the Fed board.
The banking earthquake is sending shockwaves through the financial markets. The financial and economic aftershocks, soon to follow, are underappreciated and will prove worse than the earthquake.
Quiet hiring. Quiet quitting. Quiet firing. It seems everyone’s allergic to confrontation in the labor market.
With online lead generation, it’s easy to haul in a large amount of leads in a short amount of time and think you’ve hit the jackpot.
Here is a series of helpful tips and strategies (backed by several studies) that will optimize your time and increase the number of prospects and clients attending your webinars.
I meet many advisors who prioritize work over family and productivity over relationships. There’s a better way.
Should we tell our clients we need their help to grow our business?
Government debt yields plunged globally as mounting financial-stability concerns prompted bond traders to abandon bets on additional central-bank rate hikes and begin pricing in cuts by the Federal Reserve.
China can match the US in artificial intelligence thanks to the expertise of companies from Alibaba to Baidu, joining a global tech transformation that will dwarf the mobile revolution, according to industry pioneer Kai-Fu Lee.
Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio warned Silicon Valley Bank’s failure shows cracks widening in global finance, joining other US billionaires raising the alarm on fallout from the lender’s collapse.
I've put together four steps for effectively reviewing and updating your digital listings to ensure they are accurate and up to date – this month.
When it comes to value, you can’t deliver too much. Here are five ways to deliver even more value to your clients this week – without beating them over the head.
Since you’re in the business of building and nurturing relationships, your social capital is one of your most valuable assets.
Investors are zeroing in on key parts of the market for short-term dollar borrowing to determine if and how signs of systemic stress might be emerging after the biggest US bank collapse in over a decade.
Some of the world’s top money managers are sitting on a windfall after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank spurred the biggest rally in US Treasuries since the early 1980s.
An acceleration in monthly core consumer prices seems likely to reinforce the Federal Reserve’s determination to raise interest rates to fight inflation, though the decision on next week’s move will be a tough call amid ongoing concern about financial turmoil.
Why don’t sellers of services transparently list one price that includes all fees?
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s strategy to speed up the central bank’s inflation-fighting efforts is unraveling in the wake of Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse.
Your clients need a hero – one who can help them navigate the uncertain world and keep them on track to living their best lives no matter what circumstances they face. That hero should be their financial advisor.
Let’s explore the barriers that have kept alts in an ivory tower, why they’re becoming mainstream, and how advisors and their clients can incorporate alts into their portfolios.
Can we aggressively position assets today that have the potential for strong growth in the next 24 months when a tuition bill is due, without exposing those assets to market risk?
Here is some research on why our clients built a sizable portfolio while others had high income but little savings. I’ll address specifics on how to get savers to enjoy their money.
My research confirms what academic theory predicts: There has been no historical alpha among dividend-paying stocks, including those with a history of increasing dividends. Investors are better served by “tilting” allocations to factors that have historically outperformed (e.g., value).
Silicon Valley Bank became the biggest US lender to fail in more than a decade, creating fears of contagion in tech and finance sectors in the US and around the world.
US authorities took extraordinary measures to shore up confidence in the financial system after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, introducing a new backstop for banks that Federal Reserve officials said was big enough to protect the entire nation’s deposits.
President Biden has proposed a $6.9 trillion budget that calls for reducing deficits and raising taxes on wealthy people and large corporations. There is a lot of spending in this budget that fuels inflation.
Larry Culp is finally having a good year. General Electric Co. had been in nearly constant turmoil since Culp took over as chief executive officer with a turnaround mandate in 2018.
Short sellers are betting against Cathie Wood’s flagship fund more than ever before.
Greg Becker sat in a red armchair at an invite-only conference in Los Angeles last week, legs crossed, one hand cutting through air.
Investors sought the safety of bonds for a second day as jitters over a rout in bank stocks hit risk sentiment and traders speculated that rate-hike bets had gone too far too fast.
Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said that the odds are now almost even that the Federal Reserve will have to raise its benchmark interest rate to 6% or more to bring inflation back down to its 2% target.
Vanguard Group Inc.’s first new exchange-traded fund in two years is setting sail at a turbulent time for municipal debt.
When weighing the decision to move to the RIA model, advisors must consider the catastrophic consequences to them if they are terminated by their broker-dealer.
Having raised rates by over 4% over a short period and in a very leveraged economy, the Fed no longer has the big stick it used to have. Therefore, speaking loudly with hawkish rhetoric and narrative must become a priority.
Some money secrets within a couples are matters of privacy or convenience, while others cross a line into financial infidelity.
With the most sell ratings in the Nasdaq 100 Stock Index, Intel Corp. is running ever lower on fans. Things have gotten so bad that even analysts brave enough to recommend buying are striking a cautious tone.
The bond market is doubling down on the prospect of a US recession after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned of a return to bigger interest-rate hikes to cool inflation and the economy.
President Joe Biden is proposing a series of new tax increases on billionaires, rich investors and corporations in his latest proposal for how Congress should prioritize taxes and spending.
A new exchange-traded fund is making the case that having women at the top of corporations translates into better returns.
Anyone working with US regulators to salvage Silvergate Capital Corp., the crypto-friendly bank, will have to reckon with a key variable — the wariness of those same officials about digital assets.