My afternoon train reads: • The Best Thing for Active Managers? Passive Investors. — As institutions slash active mandates, managers on both sides of the active versus passive argument rejoice. (Chief Investment Officer) • The Reformed Broker talks markets and investing (Vanguard) • The State of Consumer Technology at the End of 2014 (Stratechery) • What Life in...Read More
Falling crude has put serious strain on the high-yield bond market, raising concerns that losses could spill more broadly into stocks. But Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank, doesn’t see panic in the market when he studies high-yield bond closed-end funds. CEFs have a fixed number of shares, so every seller must [...]
Francis J. Shammo, Verizon's chief financial officer, said the company planned to continue to invest in its FiOS fiber-optic network and its wireless systems regardless of the outcome of the broadband debate.
Yammer founder David Sacks has joined Zenefits as its first chief operating officer and will be making a “major investment” in the company as well. In a press release, the San Francisco-based company that offers cloud-based human resources services, didn’t disclose the size of the investment, but also said Sacks will join its board of […]
T he south Florida startup that secured a $542 million Google-led investment has hired a chief financial officer from Beats Music. Virtual reality company Magic Leap named Scott Henry its new CFO today. Henry served as CFO at headphones company Beats by Dr. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc will record $2.7 billion in additional legal costs and another $800 million of repositioning charges in the fourth quarter, Chief Executive Officer Mike Corbat said on Tuesday. Corbat, speaking at an investor...Show More Summary
Authored by Leanna Or ( @ai_CIO ), originally posted at Chief Investment Officer magazine, Asset owners, prepare to nod vigorously. 1. You thought Bill Gross’ resignation was a joke. Or that some unambitious hacker had decided to target institutional investing publications. Show More Summary
New York University's chief investment officer Tina Surh has resigned from the $3.5 billion endowment effective Dec. 31. "Tina has dedicated herself to NYU's success and has been integral to our... To view the full story, click the title link.
That, and performance is reportedly up since whathisface left the building. Dan Ivascyn, who replaced Bill Gross as Pimco’s chief investment officer, said on Tuesday that net cash outflows from various funds have tapered off significantly, and performance has improved since Gross’ exit in late September. Show More Summary
By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dan Ivascyn, who replaced Bill Gross as Pimco's chief investment officer, said on Tuesday that net cash outflows from various funds have tapered off significantly, and performance has improved since Gross' exit in late September. Show More Summary
David Sirota at International Business Times and Chief Investment Officer magazine are reporting that Robert Grady resigned today at a meeting of the New Jersey State Investment Council. CIO Magazine reports "several sources" citing a serious illness in his family as the reason. Show More Summary
My afternoon train reads: • Flash Boys Raise Volatility in Wild New Treasury Market (Bloomberg) • Is the Pursuit of Alpha Sabotaging Investment Success? (Chief Investment Officer) • Bubble Behavior? (Alhambra Investment Partners) • Richest...Show More Summary
In this week’s “Masters in Business” podcast, I speak with Jack Rivkin, former head of research at Lehman Brothers, former chief investment officer at Neuberger Berman and now CIO at Altegris. Rivkin tells the story of joining Lehman Brothers when its equity research department was ranked dead-last in the institutional investor rankings. Within three years, he took...Read More
Citibank's chief innovation officer Deborah Hopkins recently sat down with Bloomberg TV's Emily Chang to discuss Citi's investment in mobile payment options like Square and Apple Pay. The Apple Pay portion of the interview begins at 1:54 seconds in...
AT&T Inc will stop investing in new high-speed Internet connections in 100 U.S. cities until regulators decide whether to enact tough “net neutrality” rules proposed by President Obama, Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson said on Wednesday. The investment pause is the most...
PIMCO just created a 225 million euro ($279 mn) bonus to compensate top talent and reassure employees after co-founder and chief investment officer Bill Gross unexpectedly quit in September. The "Special Performance Award," outlinedShow More Summary
Where ever did this week go? It went by fast — unless you own a lot of gold — than it was a painfully slow week! Oh, and morning train reads: • Endowments Turn Skeptical Eye on Private Equity (Chief Investment Officer) • The Advantage of Owning Gold Over U.S. Stocks Since 2008 Has Vanished...Read More
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank will name Marcus Schenck, former finance chief at energy firm E.ON and now investment banker at Goldman Sachs, as chief financial officer, replacing Stefan Krause, according to a report in the online edition of Manager Magazin. Show More Summary
By Franklin Templeton Investments: Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D. Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, Global Bonds Portfolio Manager, Templeton Global Total Return Fund Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® Interest ratesShow More Summary
Bill Gross, founder of Pimco, and its chief investment officer for the past 40 or so years, resigned last week. Rumor has it that he was but two steps ahead of a mutinous gang, swords out, planning to make him walk the plank. Gross was too quick and before the mutineers could force him, he...Read More