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 ...

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 ...

As the Biden administration continues its efforts to tamp down growing concerns over inflation with messages of “transitory” and “temporary,” the markets and consumers are living in the reality of higher prices. For financial advisers, this means placing inflation management ...

Inflation is not something financial advisers or their clients should be losing sleep over right now, but it is here and it is real, according to market strategists speaking Tuesday at the Schwab Impact annual conference. In her opening presentation, ...

While panelists batted around the concept of inflation during a discussion Thursday at the Morningstar Investment Conference, the general message was that while advisers and investors shouldn’t worry too much about rising prices, they should brace portfolios for the possibility ...

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank could begin scaling back its asset purchases in November and complete the process by mid-2022, after officials revealed a growing inclination to raise interest rates next year. Powell, explaining the U.S. ...

With most bonds offering next to nothing in terms of yield, Innovator Capital Management is hoping its new “bond alternative” ETF will strike a chord with risk-averse income investors. In the same vein that the ETF provider has become known ...

For both clients and advisers, the decumulation phase of retirement can be one of the most challenging to plan for — not to mention navigate in real time. Individuals face unique risks once they reach retirement, and even the most ...

Federal Reserve officials signaled that the pace of the U.S. economic recovery from the pandemic is bringing forward their expectations for how quickly they will reduce policy support. Chair Jerome Powell told a press conference Wednesday that officials had begun ...