Investments

  • Slowing Global Growth and Continued Earnings Deceleration Expected
    Slowing Global Growth and Continued Earnings Deceleration Expected

    Investors expectations for downbeat 3Q performance likely to result in positive surprises

    Corbin Advisors, a leading research and advisory firm specializing in investor relations (IR), today released its Voice of Investor™ Industrial Sentiment Survey, which reveals investor sentiment remains largely downbeat, with several key performance indicators receiving the most pessimistic views in our survey’s history.
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  • Getting Consumers Investing Again
    Getting Consumers Investing Again

    With $10T sitting in cash, how do you break through the “Double Confusion”? Simple products can encourage average Americans to increase equity exposure

    The power to break the link between consumer confusion about investing and high cash allocations – totaling at least $10T sitting in U.S. household wallets – lies in products that are easy to understand and use, according to a new report by Hearts & Wallets, the source for retail investor solutions powered by data and…
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  • Trade Winds Move the Market
    Trade Winds Move the Market

    Investor sentiment continues to yo-yo on US - China trade talks

    Stock prices pushed higher last week, as investors remained hyper-focused on any new developments with the U.S. trade negotiations with China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average picked up 0.91%, while the Standard & Poor's 500 rose 0.62%. The Nasdaq Composite index gained 0.93% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets,…
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  • While There Is Great Interest in the RIA Career Path, A Lack of Awareness and Misinformation Hinder Access to Talent
    While There Is Great Interest in the RIA Career Path, A Lack of Awareness and Misinformation Hinder Access to Talent

    Looming talent shortage compels RIAs to take action now, to sustain the industry’s growth for the long haul

    Personal financial planning is a fulfilling, flexible, and financially rewarding career path – and one that is largely overlooked by job-seekers. That’s a challenge for a registered investment advisor (RIA) industry that needs to attract a new generation of talent to help sustain its growth...
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  • Investors Turn Bearish as Negative Views on the Economy Increase Significantly
    Investors Turn Bearish as Negative Views on the Economy Increase Significantly

    More than half of investors think the economy has hit its peak, up 16 percentage points since the beginning of the year

    E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) today announced results from the most recent wave of StreetWise, the E*TRADE quarterly tracking study of experienced investors.
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  • Why Lower Interest Rates  Aren’t Good News for Retirees
    Why Lower Interest Rates Aren’t Good News for Retirees

    How does financial repression affect your clients?

    Interest rates keep dropping, causing rising concern among some retirees, financial experts say. That’s because, while cutting lower interest rates can stimulate the economy by making it cheaper to borrow, consumers usually earn less interest on their savings.
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  • A Correction Is A Beautiful Thing
    A Correction Is A Beautiful Thing

    Ten do's & don'ts for when the market decides to adjust

    by Steve Selengut

    A correction is a beautiful thing, simply the flip side of a rally, big or small. Theoretically, even technically I'm told, corrections adjust equity prices to their actual value or "support levels". In reality, it's much easier than that.
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  • Deceleration: The New Normal Of Global Growth
    Deceleration: The New Normal Of Global Growth

    Investors are largely expecting deteriorating earnings, but while the writing is on the wall, we have not yet reached the Wall of Worry

    Corbin Advisors, a research and advisory firm specializing in investor relations (IR), today released its quarterly Voice of Investor™ Earnings Primer, which captures trends in institutional investor sentiment.
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  • 5 Social Security Myths Debunked
    5 Social Security Myths Debunked

    Why your clients should focus on the facts before claiming retirement income benefits

    Getting your arms around Social Security can be pretty complicated. Misinformation, partially informed opinions, and complex benefits formulas can easily lead one down an incorrect—and costly—path.
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  • U.S. Small and Midsize Businesses Have Identified New Avenue for Growth Through Corporate Contracts
    U.S. Small and Midsize Businesses Have Identified New Avenue for Growth Through Corporate Contracts

    Revenues expected to surge by 50% over the next five years

    U.S. small and midsize businesses are often referenced as the backbone of the country’s economy thanks to their drive and ambition to grow and scale but finding new opportunities to expand a business is often challenging.
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