Plenty of financial industry conferences are hosted every year. Choosing which ones to attend or “invest in” is no easy task. We have compiled and analyzed a number of them to help you make a strategic decision.
One of the conferences atop many investment professionals’ list is the annual Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago, IL. This year’s event took place June 13-15 at McCormick Place and featured presentations from Vanguard, Franklin Templeton Investments, AQR Capital Management and others, including a comedic performance from SNL legend Darrell Hammond.
Market Volatility Is Here To Stay. How Are Some Investors Dealing With It?
The first half of the year saw the market heading toward stability and growth for the first time in years.
US Investors May Fear They've Missed the Boat on this Recent Market Rally
-US equity funds shed $8.2 billion in the week ending July 20
-US bond funds captured almost double that amount
US Equity Funds Hit Record Outflow
In June, active US equity funds went through the largest one month outflow since October of 2008. Morningstar released a summary of June 2016 asset flows, and it had some nervously wringing their hands.
Morningstar reported that active US equity funds suffered the largest monthly outflow since October of 2008.
Active managers had a tough time in June. In fact, they’ve had a tough twelve months: active managers have lost over $315 billion in assets over the past year according to Morningstar.
Summer is upon us, which means more outdoor activities like beach parties and swimming. No, this isn't another story about how to lose those last few pounds to improve your look in a swimsuit. Instead, we are comparing strategies to build a sandcastle and grow a mutual fund.