Investments

  • How Are Investors Reacting To Today’s Market Conditions?
    How Are Investors Reacting To Today’s Market Conditions?

    Investors are putting less in the stock market to pay for everyday essentials

    Despite wanting to invest, today’s market conditions have more than three-quarters (77%) of investors concerned about fluctuations in the market and two-thirds (66%) say they are nervous about their money, according to a new study by Wells Fargo & Company.
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  • Prioritizing Sustainability When Planning For Retirement
    Prioritizing Sustainability When Planning For Retirement

    Voya supports DOL’s final ruling on ESG investing in retirement plans

    Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), is pleased to recognize the Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rulemaking on “Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights.”
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  • Resilient Retirement Savers Shifting Focus To Short-Term Needs
    Resilient Retirement Savers Shifting Focus To Short-Term Needs

    Inflationary pressure and sharp market declines are taking a toll on retirement savers as they are forced to prioritize short-term financial challenges over longer-term goals

    Rising prices and inflation are certainly affecting American workers but despite the economic environment, Americans remain resilient -- and more than 63 percent of Americans are confident they are financially on track for retirement.
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  • What Is Bitcoin?
    What Is Bitcoin?

    Investing in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin has become increasingly popular, but it involves risks and is not for everyone

    Investing in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin has become increasingly popular, but it involves risks and is not for everyone A new report from Fidelity details how the largest cryptocurrency works, along with the key risks to understand. Reprinted with permission. From dramatic news headlines to wild ups and downs in prices, you can’t go far these…
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  • Political Changes In Latin America Drive Asset Flows To U.S. Offshore Market
    Political Changes In Latin America Drive Asset Flows To U.S. Offshore Market

    By 2026, offshore exposure to reach $333 billion, up from $198 billion at the close of 2021

    There has been a resurgence of affluent-investor flows to the U.S. offshore market since 2019, as the Latin American region copes with left-wing governments, swooning real estate prices, and poor outlooks for local currencies and GDP growth, according to Cerulli’s latest report, Latin American Distribution Dynamics 2022: Radical Shifts in Demand Present Challenges for Global…
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  • Life Settlements ‘Attracting Growing Institutional Investment’
    Life Settlements ‘Attracting Growing Institutional Investment’

    83% of professional investors predict growth with life insurance policies lapsing or being surrendered boosting supply

    The life settlements asset class is set to see growing institutional investment attracted by its stability of returns and safety as supply of policies continues to rise, new research* from international asset management company Managing Partners Group (MPG) shows.
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  • Understanding The Retail Investor Mindset And Business Opportunities During Times Of High Inflation
    Understanding The Retail Investor Mindset And Business Opportunities During Times Of High Inflation

    Inflation No. 1 concern for Americans with a third of the “very concerned” nearly 100% in cash

    Nearly half of Americans report being highly concerned about inflation, and a third of those hold over 90% of investable assets in cash, according to a new research report by Hearts & Wallets, the independent research and benchmarking firm that specializes in saving, investing and financial advice.
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  • Global Markets End Q3 Of 2022 In Negative Territory
    Global Markets End Q3 Of 2022 In Negative Territory

    Returns stumbled in Q3 under stress from inflation and continued interest rate hikes

    Global markets ended the third quarter of 2022 in negative territory after central banks reaffirmed their commitment to fight inflation by raising interest rates. As markets continued to sell off, the median return for institutional asset owners included in the Northern Trust All Funds Over $100 million plan universe was -4.2% for the quarter ending…
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  • How Is Inflation Affecting American’s Financial Strategies?
    How Is Inflation Affecting American’s Financial Strategies?

    Americans adjust debt management and investment strategies as inflation continues to pose challenges

    As inflation continues to pose challenges for American adults’ financial strategies, New York Life’s latest Wealth Watch survey has found that people are coping by adjusting debt management and investment strategies, although the financial guidance informing these strategy adjustments varies by generational cohort.
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  • As the Stock Market Sinks, Is Investing In Cryptocurrency A Boom Or A Bust?
    As the Stock Market Sinks, Is Investing In Cryptocurrency A Boom Or A Bust?

    Wealth manager Josh Peck believes the question isn't should I invest in crypto or not. But rather, how much should I invest in crypto?

    In September of this year, the S&P 500 closed at its lowest level in 2022, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average officially entered a bear market. This has left stockholders wondering how long it will be until we get out of the woods. As a result, many investors have turned their attention to alternative assets…
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