Are you retired or heading towards retirement? Want to know what to expect from this chapter of your life? Today's seniors are redefining retirement. [...]
Markets, despite their collective expertise, are apparently destined to repeat history as irrational exuberance is followed by equally irrational despair. Periodic bouts of chaos are the inevitable result. [...]
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For financial advisors and wealth managers, this subtle but pervasive emotional undercurrent can lead to indecisiveness, impulsiveness, and emotional decision-making on the part of clients, colleagues and staff. How might we combat these self-defeati [...]
Since the market hit rock bottom about eight years ago, it has been steadily improving, and investors have seen skyrocketing stock prices and annual returns.
Unfortunately, those spectacular averages won't last forever, and the investment pros hav [...]
Many retirees can expect to live another 20 years, and some people will live to age 90 or beyond. That means you might need to pay for several decades of retirement. But once you're retired, you live on a fixed income. There are no merit raises, bonu [...]
The lowest rate since 2000 suggests that officials may want to focus not on job creation but on the quality of those jobs, and on pulling more people into the labor force. [...]
What’s going on?
One answer is that the official unemployment rate is misleading as an indicator of economic slack, and/or that structural changes have shifted the Phillips curve. This could be true, but there are a lot of stories about firms comp [...]
The once steady rise in immigrant entrepreneurship has stalled in the United States, threatening to further slow an already sluggish economic recovery.
Over the past six years, the proportion of new companies founded by foreign-born individuals ha [...]