Kevin O'Leary on His Dual-Class Crypto...
Kevin O'Leary reveals why he invested in 28 SPACs and why he thinks "blank check companies" are here to stay. He also predicts that we will see two categories of cryptocurrency in the future: "Clean Green Coin" and "Blood Coin," adding that he would be willing to pay a premium for the better option. His comments come as institutional investors raise concerns about the sustainability and ethics...
NYSE Trader Optimistic about Earnings
Peter Tuchman with the NYSE discusses being back at the exchange, what the economic indicators mean for markets, his expectations for earnings, and the next generation of traders.
The ETF Show - Bitcoin vs. Gold, Inflation...
VanEck Deputy Portfolio Manager Ima Casanova shares how gold investors can earn dividends and some of the differences between the safe haven asset and Bitcoin. Wilshire Phoenix Co-Founder and Managing Partner William Herrmann also talks about the launch of a new gold ETF strategy.
Merrill Lynch Team of Advisors Join LPL
A team reportedly managing $650 million in assets is leaving Merrill Lynch and launching a new firm with LPL Financial. According to the release, the four advisors will leverage LPL’s broker-dealer, corporate RIA and custodial platforms, and the Strategic Wealth Services model. Their independent practice called NorthEnd Private Wealth will be headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.
Cryptocurrencies: What Investors Should...
TCW Analyst Adam August discusses how investors should think about cryptocurrencies as an investable asset, and how we consider their valuation in the current environment.
Complacency is Rising
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, joins Bloomberg TV to discuss risk in otherwise strong markets. Read Macro Alert: Don’t Mistake Rapid Jobs Gains for a Strong Labor Market
Q1: Stocks & Bitcoin Climb as NFTs,...
Despite the Dow gaining almost 8% and the strong performance of stocks so far in 2021, the most memorable moments of the first quarter might be the surge of GameStop, SPACs, Bitcoin, and NFTs. As we move into the second quarter, inflation will be a top concern and investors can likely expect more stimulus.
The ETF Show - AI, China & the Adoption...
Managing Director of Qraft AI ETFs Francis Oh discusses the rise of active ETFs and ways to invest in artificial intelligence strategies. Rayliant Chairman and CIO Jason Hsu weighs in on China's strong track record of growth and his actively managed ETF that invests in Chinese equities.
SPAC Issuance Spikes & SEC Issues...
With parabolic issuance and celebrity endorsements from Shaq to Jay-Z, SPACs are one of the hottest topics in finance. According to Dealogic, SPACs have raised almost $85 billion so far this year, which comes out to 72% of all IPOs. Still, some advisors and the SEC are offering their own words of caution.
#1 RIA Valued at $7.3 Billion in Investment...
The #1 independent advisory firm in the country just announced has a new investment from Warburg Pincus. The PE firm is acquiring minority ownership and joining the board of Edelman Financial Engines, which manages $260 in assets. According to the release, this strategic investment values the nation's top RIA at $7.3 billion and is expected to close in the second quarter of this year.
Quadruple Witching on Wall Street Sends...
It's the first witching day of the year on Wall Street, adding more volatility to an already volatile week! Stocks climbed Wednesday following the Fed's dovish guidance only to reverse course Thursday with a selloff. Friday started off with a spike in trading volumes thanks to the simultaneous expiration of options and futures known as "quadruple witching."
Markets Fight the Fed
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, joins Bloomberg TV on Fed Day to discuss the outlook for rates and the potential for inflation. Read Global CIO Outlook - A Drunk Man in the Snow: The Random Walk of Interest Rate.
Fed Holds Rates Near Zero
Stocks spiked after dovish guidance and the Fed's decision to maintain aggressive monetary policy for as long as it takes. Despite forecasting 4.5% unemployment by the end of the year upping its GDP forecast to a robust 6.5%, the Central Bank is holding interest rates near zero and maintaining its 120 billion monthly bond buying program.
2021 fixed income outlook - March 2021
For fixed income investors in 2021, credit selection and downside protection will be critical. Interest rates are low, and the margin for error is small.
All Eyes on March FOMC Meeting
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Interest Rate Rise to Test the Federal...
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, joins Bloomberg TV to discuss the recent spike in long rates and possible Federal Reserve options. Read CIO Outlook
Reading into the Red: Tesla & Tech...
With inflation spooking markets, tech stocks are tanking. Still, one analyst thinks Tesla could nearly double its market cap to $1 trillion. Joe Montgomery with Wells Fargo Advisors also weighs in on whether longterm investors should worry about the pullback.
A Drunk Man in the Snow: The Random Walk of...
Read CIO Outlook Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, joins CNBC for an exclusive two-part interview to discuss his view on rates and a new CIO Outlook.