As it’s fund-raising season on public television, this weekend we are revisiting a show with legendary bond trader, Federal Reserve watcher and economist, Paul McCulley. McCulley, former PIMCO portfolio manager, weighs in on the health of the economy, stock and bond markets and the best course for investors.
Plus, exclusively for our online viewers, we are providing you a link to some interesting global research. With stocks and bonds more expensive than they have been in 90% of market history even institutional investors are feeling conflicted about where to invest. According to a recent survey of global Chief Investment Officers, they are reluctantly increasing their allocation to stocks in order to get higher returns, even though they are worried about a major market correction. With the permission of State Street Global Advisors, the sponsor of the survey we are sharing the “Walking The Tightrope” survey report with you.
May 22, 2015
A rare interview with great value investor and Warren Buffett student Tom Russo, who invests in iconic brand name companies for the long term. Which global businesses is he most enthused about now?
May 15, 2015
One of the biggest financial stories of the past year was the dramatic decline in oil prices and every asset class connected to them. The drop did more than send prices of energy stocks and bonds tumbling. It also splintered OPEC. Energy analysts Gib Cooper and Chris Eades explain the positives for investors.
May 8, 2015
According to this week’s guest, both stocks and bonds are more expensive now than they have been in 90% of market history. How do you invest if both markets are historically expensive? On this week’s WEALTHTRACK, AQR Capital’s Great Investor and Financial Thought Leader Cliff Asness describes some smart approaches.
May 1, 2015
Seeking higher returns and protection against an eventual rise in interest rates, investors have been turning to non-traditional “unconstrained” bond funds. According to Morningstar, nontraditional bond fund assets have more than doubled to a record $151.5 billion last year, from $62.5 billion in 2011.
On this week’s WEALTHTRACK, an exclusive interview with an award winning portfolio manager who is an expert in this field. Dan Roberts of the five star rated MainStay Unconstrained Bond Fund explains why investment flexibility is so critical in today’s complex markets.
April 24, 2015
It’s estimated that 95% of seniors are paying too much for Medicare coverage. Today, men and women who retire at 65 can anticipate living another 25, 30 or even 40 years – all of those years receiving Medicare benefits and contributing to them. On this week’s WEALTHTRACK, healthcare expert Katy Votava, president of Goodcare.com and author of Making the Most of Medicare explains what you need to know to maximize those benefits and avoid overpaying.
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