As rates remain low, many investors overlook the risks of higher-yielding fixed-income assets; instead, they should maintain low-cost, well-diversified portfolios, says Vanguard's Fran Kinniry.
Many retirees are creating hybrid withdrawal plans--with ceilings and floors--to adjust for market volatility, but a balanced portfolio is key amid fluctuating rates, says Vanguard's Maria Bruno.
May flows data show investors are putting money to work in nontraditional fixed-income holdings, as well as emerging-markets equities, for perceived better returns.
MetWest's Tad Rivelle says recent swings in the fixed-income market are representative of conditions when QE3 ends, and he is eyeing asset classes with low Treasury correlations.
Emerging-markets consumer stocks are one of the few areas of long-term growth as the people are buying, eating, and drinking better, says Virtus Foreign Opportunities manager Rajiv Jain.
Morningstar's Christine Benz offers tips on how to handle your portfolio's stock, bond, and cash stakes when markets shake investor confidence.
Five stats from the Conference and the stories behind them: 10 more years of financial repression, three retirement train wrecks, 7% more dividends on the S&P, and more.
Josh Peters tells markets editor Jeremy Glaser that he still sees attractive values in dividend stocks.
After a nasty 25-year bear market, Japan is still far cheaper than both U.S. and European equities, despite its huge rally, says IVA CIO and portfolio manager Charles de Vaulx.
T. Rowe Price senior financial planner Christine Fahlund discusses how low interest rates may impact annuity decisions, asset location, and the timing of Social Security.