When you retire and how you invest can mean the difference between a comfortable retirement and a disastrous one. How do we go the distance in retirement without running out of money? Award winning personal finance experts, Macro Consulting Group’s Mark Cortazzo and InvestmentNews’ Mary Beth Franklin share their strategies for retirement success.
Our guest is taking on the Wall Street consensus. The overwhelming sentiment from economists, analysts and strategists is that the great bond bull market, particularly in U.S. Treasuries, is over. Treasury bonds have been described as extremely overvalued, risky and undesirable. Not so says global bond manager Robert Kessler. He is sticking with his decade long, bullish view on Treasuries and says the Federal Reserve is in “no position to raise interest rates.”
As investors’ move in droves to passive, low cost index funds, one veteran money manager is sounding the alarm. Wintergreen Fund’s David Winters says index funds are a dangerous market mania, akin to other market bubbles.
After several years of outstanding performance, 2015’s lackluster results have been disappointing for many U.S. investors. Lest we forget, despite this essentially flat year, the S&P 500 has more than doubled since its 2009 lows! All the while investors have been abandoning U.S. stocks. This week’s guest, award winning strategist and macro funds’ manager Richard Bernstein explains why he believes the U.S. bull market still has plenty of room to run.