Investors should consider alternatives such as private credit as they search for positive yield in a world of low or negative interest rates, according to asset manager Nuveen LLC.
Some big Wall Street firms say municipal-bond yields have fallen so steeply that investors don’t appear to be compensated for the risks that are piling up.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is the latest firm to boost its year-end price target for the S&P 500, as a relentless rally off the March lows leaves strategist predictions in the dust.
It used to be that novices went about investing the right way. They bought low-cost mutual or exchange-traded funds using the dollar-cost averaging strategy and held them for years.
It’s a battle that smaller companies are decidedly losing.
The standoff in Washington over the flow of stimulus money to state and local municipal governments is adding more risk to U.S. credit markets, according to Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.
It’s taken three decades, more than $4.5 trillion in assets and a change to the rules. But some of the most reluctant money managers on Wall Street are finally ready to embrace exchange-traded funds.
Gold advanced to a fresh record beyond $2,000 an ounce as investors assessed increased geopolitical risks and the prospect for further stimulus to combat fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Assets in U.S. exchange-traded funds have climbed to a record, bouncing back from a sharp drop in the first half of the year as investors abandon mutual funds for securities they perceive as cheaper and easier to trade.
The soaring popularity of stock trading by the wider American public during the pandemic has actually been helpful for the functioning of the market more broadly, according to one veteran trader.