Northern Trust's Mark Carlson, State Street's Chris Goolgasian, and Merk Investments' Axel Merk discuss ways investors can hedge against rising inflation concerns, including the potential usage of commodities, gold, and TIPS, the effects of Fed action, and more.
B of A Merrill Lynch ranked number one among municipal bond underwriters of long-term issuance for 2012, with a total of $53 billion. Among financial advisors, Public Financial Management retained its number one spot.
In his more than 25 years on the municipal bond desk at Merrill Lynch and BlackRock, Peter Hayes has had front-row seats to some of the biggest changes in asset management, and in particular, how they've affected the municipal bond industry. He brings those to bear in his analysis for 2013.