I Am Surprised by the Recent Commentary on Rates – Expert Investment Views: Invesco...

You can count me as surprised. But not for why you are thinking – that the ticker tape is not looking very good now or that safe assets are rallying. When the two largest economies of the world are firing warning shots across...

Charles Schwab vs. Wealthfront vs. Wealthsimple: 2019 Comparison

It may feel like you need an advanced degree to manage your money and investments, but that’s far from true. These days, all you need to do to succeed in investing is answer a few questions and fund your...

Taking sustainable investing beyond box-checking

Sustainable investing is growing in popularity. Jeff Shen talks with Debbie McCoy, Head of Sustainable Investing for BlackRock Systematic Active Equity, about her work to uncover the ESG metrics that matter most. Investors today have made sustainable investing a...

August 2019 MLP Update and News – Expert Investment Views: Invesco Blog

Midstream master limited partnerships (MLPs), as measured by the Alerian MLP Index (AMZ), ended July down 0.9% on a price basis and down 0.3% once distributions were considered. That trailed the S&P 500 Index’s 1.4% total return for the...

Wait what?! Federal reserve asking Zerohedge about an article! – Investment Watch

via Zerohedge: Yesterday, in a lengthy article referencing the ongoing dollar and funding liquidity collapse as a result of the aggressive rebuild of the Treasury’s cash balance from $133BN to $350BN in the aftermath of the debt ceiling deal, we...

5 key investment themes for the remainder of 2019

Rick Rieder and Russ Brownback highlight the investment themes that they think will drive markets and dominate debate within the investment community over the next several months and beyond. Over recent weeks, we have been vocal about five “big themes”...

Negative Rates Could Happen in America, Too

Posted August 7, 2019 by Joshua M Brown Everyone is reading this new Joachim Fels piece at PIMCO today about the fact that there are now $15 trillion worth of negative-yielding sovereign bonds around the...

Banks Slash Trader Bonuses As Wall Street Braces For Recession – Investment Watch

via Zerohedge: Even the Wall Street traders who survived this year’s cull of front-office personnel won’t escape the great bulge-bracket bank retrenchment of 2019 unscathed. According to Bloomberg, which cited a report from compensation consultants Johnson Associates, after the worst first...

Stock futures losses accelerate… – Investment Watch

 U.S. stock index futures dropped on Wednesday, giving up earlier gains, as a drop in global bond yields raised concerns about a slowing global economy. Investors moved back into safe havens like gold, just as they did on Monday when stocks...

Pros and Cons of Real Estate Investing: What You Should Consider

Including real estate as an asset class in your investing portfolio adds diversity to reduce your overall investment risk. There are many real estate investing strategies to achieve this. Some options, like real estate investment trusts (REITs), are as...