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Worries are increasing over selling bond funds

...bonds, particularly high-yield bonds that are issued by companies with weak credit ratings, says Dan Farley, chief investment officer of the investment solutions group at State Street Global Advisors. Treasurys, the largest sector of the bond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/worries-are-increasing-ove
US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

...been on a strong run," said Jerry Braakman, chief investment officer at First American Trust. "There's just more...investors' list of concerns.Paul Zemsky, chief investment officer of Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/us-stocks-plunge-wiping-ou
Global tensions don't curb enthusiasm for stocks as market extends its correction-free streak

...earlier."The fundamental underpinnings of this bull market remain very much intact," says Katie Nixon, the chief investment officer for wealth management at Northern Trust.The Federal Reserve has held short-term interest rates at close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/global-tensions-dont-curb-
Long-term bonds see increase in popularity

...long-term bonds are pension funds, insurance companies and other institutional investors, says Thomas Chow, a chief investment officer of corporate credit at Del aware Investments. They all have obligations to pay years from now, and they want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/long-term-bonds-see-increa
Stock market's volatility returns in 2014

...increase our allocation to equities when presented with opportunities like the recent decline," said Rhodes, chief investment officer at AP."We perceive opportunities of 20-plus percent returns in both the energy and information technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-22/stock-markets-volatility-returns-20
Stocks fall across the globe on fears over shaky emerging-market economies and currencies

...declines were much less than on Friday, when the U.S. market ended its worst week since 2012.Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank, said he was encouraged that the U.S. losses were limited."We have an accelerating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-27/stocks-fall-across-globe-f
Closing the chapter: 2013 lessons for investors

...lower.Bond investors should tweak their portfolio to focus on shorter duration bonds, says Richard Madigan, chief investment officer for JPMorgan Private Bank.He would normally tell investors to have bonds that mature in average of about five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-29/closing-chapter-2013-lesso
SC agency staff gets $1.4 million in bonuses

...under the plan, with amounts varying by position and base pay. It allowed the four highest-paid staff ? the chief investment officer, deputy investment officer and two directors ? to double their base salary.The commission contends the payments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-10-04/sc-agency-staff-gets-14-
Mutual fund trends: Index funds win again

...about 90 percent of their assets in stocks until savers get to their late 40s, says Bruce Herring, the group chief investment officer for Fidelity's Global Asset Allocation division. Currently, the funds may keep about 75 percent in stocks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-29/mutual-fund-trends-index-f
JPMorgan admits fault, pays $920 million in trading loss

...fired ? two senior managers and a trader. The episode also led to the resignation of Ina Drew, the former chief investment officer overseeing JPMorgan's trading strategy.Federal prosecutors in New York filed criminal charges last month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-19/jpmorgan-admits-fault-pays