Tag: Equities

Investors Shift from Cash to Equities

As investors remain optimistic about a global economic recovery, risk appetite is at its highest point since 2006, according to the latest BofA Merrill Lynch Survey of Fund Managers.

Managers Hot on Emerging Market, Non-U.S. Equities

The latest Russell Investments quarterly investment manager survey found the hottest asset classes are emerging market equities and non-U.S. (developed market) equities at 67% bullish and 63% bullish, respectively.

Failed Bank Slammed with Eight Stock-Drop Actions

Colonial Bank, a now-defunct Alabama bank company, has been hit with eight stock-drop suits over losses suffered by its pension plan when the bank was seized by regulators, according to an Associated Press report.

Emerging Managers Better Performers during Downturn

Small, entrepreneurial investment management firms maintained a performance advantage over larger, established firms through last year’s market downturn, according to updated research on emerging investment managers by Northern Trust.