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For the first time ever, BlackRock is enabling all portfolio managers to stress test their portfolios to future carbon price scenarios. Andre and Mike explain why.
This article provides a high-level summary of the rulemaking package and explores its implications for registered investment advisors and dual registrants.
In our second issue of next, we discuss how some of the factors may affect your role as a fiduciary in building effective retirement plans, including the effect changing interest rates may have on target date funds.
Since the mid-1970s, value stocks have generally outperformed growth stocks in developed markets around the globe. The current cycle of growth’s outperformance, starting in 2007, has had both the longest duration and highest magnitude in history.
September lived up to its reputation of being one of the most eventful months of the year, from both a monetary policy and geopolitical headlines perspective. Political discord, trade rhetoric, and the Federal Reserve’s (the Fed) policy comments on future rate cuts contributed to an interesting environment during the month.
As you are likely well aware, the debate regarding active versus passive investing has existed for a while. And recently, headlines seem to increasingly indicate that active investing has run its course – most managers are failing to meet their benchmarks.
We learned in Finance 101 that beta is a metric designed to gauge sensitivity. A stock with a beta of 1.50 relative to the S&P 500 Index should, on average, gain or lose $1.50 for every $1 gained or lost by the index.
Normally, news of a sitting U.S. congressman resigning from office just before he pleads guilty to insider trading charges would consume much of the conversation inside the Beltway. But these, of course, are not normal times.
Earlier this week, a U.S. district court in New York state dismissed a consolidated lawsuit that had sought to halt implementation of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI) rule.
It’s October and just like Michael Myers in the Halloween movie, market volatility has returned to give us all a fright, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P 500) off nearly 4% at one point for the month.