The Next 10 Years Will Be Ugly for Your 401(k)

The Next 10 Years Will Be Ugly for Your 401(k)
It doesn’t seem like much to ask for—a 5 percent return. But the odds of making even that on traditional investments in the next 10 years are slim, according to a new report from investment advisory firm Research Affiliates. The company looked at the default settings of 11 retirement calculators, robo-advisers, and surveys of institutional investors. Their average annualized long-term expected return? 6.2 percent. After 1.6... Read More

Uneasy Calm Grips Markets Suddenly Silent Before U.S. Vote

Uneasy Calm Grips Markets Suddenly Silent Before U.S. Vote
It’s happening again. Markets around the world, from stocks to metals and bonds, have slowed to a crawl, revisiting lows in volatility that have stood for two years. Muted moves just sent a cross-asset gauge of price swings in equities, rates, currency and commodities to the lowest since 2014. That everything should go quiet at once just before the U.S. election... Read More