Financial advisers might be keeping a stiff upper lip and presenting a sense of calm to clients during the growing economic and geopolitical unrest, but the general sentiment among financial intermediaries is quietly turning negative. The results from the latest ...

The well-telegraphed Federal Reserve interest-rate hike of a quarter point isn’t expected to surprise anyone who’s been paying attention, but financial advisers are still scrambling to adjust client portfolios for what lies ahead. “The rate hike will lower bond prices ...

From increasingly hawkish central banks to worries about a war that could exacerbate an inflationary spiral, the risks for stock markets are piling up.  Equity markets have reeled on signs that central banks will tighten policy far more aggressively than ...

With inflation stubbornly hovering near a 40-year high, the asset management industry has been rolling out ETF strategies for hedging the risk and taking advantage of some of the realities that come with higher prices. Fresh out of the box ...

With the major stock market indexes all heading south since the start of the year, financial advisers are mostly telling clients to sit tight and ride out what is an inevitable reality of investing. But with volatility hovering at levels ...

It’s a scary time for many people to be thinking about retirement, and not only because of an ongoing pandemic that has radically changed our daily lives. Along with that, inflation is a potential threat to retirees living on fixed ...

Stock market volatility and a correction are in the cards for 2022, say a majority of Americans in a poll conducted by Allianz Life. More than three-quarters (77%) expect the stock market to remain volatile this year and 59% expect ...

In forecasting what lies ahead in 2022, one lesson from the year just passed is that long-term trends tend to persist, even if they sometimes take unexpected turns. For example, two long-term trends that are shaping the economy — the ...

Federal Reserve officials are preparing to move quicker than the last time they tightened monetary policy in a bid to keep the U.S. economy from overheating amid high inflation and near-full employment. Prospects for another year of growth above the ...

The Federal Reserve, in its quest to be as transparent as possible, has tamped down some of the numerous economic and market outlooks for 2022 by showcasing plans to hike interest rates as many as three times this year. While ...