Fidelity building alternatives unit to meet demand for diversification – Pensions & Investments

The business unit’s three investment categories are diversifying sources of return in which portfolio managers will invest in market-neutral equity, merger arbitrage, fallen angels and alternative risk premium, among other investments; active allocation, including actively managed global tactical asset allocation; and protective strategies, which will use derivative-based strategies to provide…….

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Higher interest rates are here, and that makes these vanilla investments compelling – CNBC

For investors who are weary of this year’s volatility in stocks and bonds, a stable corner of finance is starting to look enticing. The Federal Reserve just hiked interest rates by 0.75 percentage point , and Fed Chair Jerome Powell has suggested a similar increase could be ahead in July. Recession fears have also put investors on edge, with the S & P 500 down nearly 23% for the year, and b…….

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Fisher Investments Recognized as a Top Defined Contribution Adviser – PR Newswire

Firm’s 401(k) Solutions Group honored by National Association of Plan Advisors¬†

CAMAS, Wa., May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions has been named to the National Association of Plan Advisors’ (NAPA) prestigious “Top Defined Contribution (DC) Advisor Multi-Office Firms” list for 2021. The annual list highlights the nation’s top 30 retirement plan adviser firms …….

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Only 18% of Americans plan to increase their stock market investments this year, survey finds – CNBC

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The stock market’s roller-coaster ride isn’t inspiring confidence in investors. Still, a small portion do plan to take advantage of recent price dips.

About 18% of Americans are willing to put more money into stock market investments this year, including retirement accounts, according to a recent survey from Bankrate. The online survey…….

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