Advisor-only Webcast | New opportunities in sustainable investing | July 17, 2019 | 1:15pm ET

Equity Outlook  |  Q3 2019

What happened to value stocks?

What happened to value stocks?

Our views on the valuation spread, why investors don't want value, and which approaches may work best in the changing equity landscape.

More »

Fixed Income Outlook  |  Capital Markets Outlook

Headlines you need to know this week   —   July 16, 2019

FPA suggests CFP Board delay enforcement of fiduciary rules
The Financial Planning Association (FPA) has asked the Certified Financial Planning (CFP) Board to consider delaying implementation of its new fiduciary standards. The FPA indicated it would be helpful to have more time to prepare its compliance processes. The CFP Board’s standards are set to take effect on October 1, 2019.
Outliving retirement savings is a global issue
A recent report from the World Economic Forum found that a growing number of people in six developed countries are at risk of running out of money in retirement. In the United States, men may outlive their savings by 8 years and women by 11 years. Still, these estimates are better than projections for other developed economies, the report found. By 2050, the number of people over the age of 60 is projected to be 2.1 billion. Globally, pension and government systems have not kept up with trends in longevity.
MSCI adds ESG ratings to funds
Data provider MSCI Inc. has added environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings to more than 30,000 funds and ETFs. The MSCI ESG Fund Ratings offer investors 200 additional metrics for analyzing ESG characteristics in portfolios.

See what you missed last week

18 hours ago Putnam Investments

21 hours ago Robert L. Reynolds

22 hours ago Putnam Investments

1 day ago Putnam Investments

2 days ago Putnam Investments

2 days ago Putnam Investments

2 days ago Robert L. Reynolds

2 days ago Putnam Investments

2 days ago Robert L. Reynolds

7 days ago Putnam Investments