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Mutual fund trends: Give stock pickers a chance?

...pulling out billions of dollars from those funds every month in search of cheaper and better options. Defenders of portfolio managers say the moment may be nearing when they prove their worth: when markets get shaky.This week, we take a look...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-24/mutual-fund-trends-give-st
Of Mutual Interest: Loomis Sayles' Elaine Stokes on bond fears

...exchange-traded funds in September, according to Morningstar.Elaine Stokes says these fears may be overdone. She is a portfolio manager at the $19.7 billion Loomis Sayles Bond fund, which invests in everything from Treasurys to high-yield bonds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-30/mutual-interest-loomis-say
Why Americans waiting longer than ever to buy first homes

...mortgage."Millennials increasingly find themselves in a situation like that of Lou Flores, a 30-year-old portfolio manager in San Diego. He shares a one-bedroom apartment with his boyfriend, paying $1,400 a month to live within walking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-17/why-americans-waiting-long
Alternative-energy funds are better at absorbing oil's spill

...have such high volatility," says Edward Guinness, portfolio manager of the Guinness Atkinson Alternative Energy fund...rest of the energy market," says Colm O'Connor, portfolio manager at the Calvert Global Energy Solutions fund. "But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/alternative-energy-funds-a
Why it matters that so few mutual fund managers are women

...and we blame ourselves when we fail.We asked portfolio managers around the world: Tell us about a recent successful...coping mechanism to deal with fear. We asked the portfolio managers how many months of underperformance it would take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-12/why-it-matters-so-few-mutu
Business news

...reversed two convictions and appeared to narrow the definition of insider trading. It said the defendants involved ? portfolio managers Anthony Chiasson of New York and Todd Newman of Needham, Massachusetts ? were too far removed from the source...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-03/business-news
Saudi Arabia opens $585 billion stock market to foreign investors

...biggest market."In the immediate to short term, the money flow will be gradual," says Sachin Mohindra, Gulf portfolio manager for Invest AD.In fact, the index was slightly down Monday, closing just shy of a percentage point below Sunday's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-15/saudi-arabia-opens-585b-st
Of Mutual Interest: Taxes matter in fund investing, even when there's no bill

...In contrast, a large-cap fund doesn't have to unload Apple if its stock keeps rising, says Michael Buek, portfolio manager at Vanguard.To limit distributions at his Tax-Managed Small-Cap fund, Buek aggressively sells stocks when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-23/taxes-matter-fund-investin
Regaining strength: Emerging-market funds cruising again

...in the same direction," says Patricia Ribeiro, portfolio manager at American Century's Emerging Markets fund. She...prices have run up so quickly that Paul Attwood, portfolio manager at the Huntington Global Select Markets fund, wants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/regaining-strength-emergin
REITs and rising rates: Pushing against conventional wisdom

...At the Forward Select Income fund, for example, Portfolio Manager Joel Beam has traditionally been so optimistic that...there to be a panic," says Jason Yablon, global portfolio manager at Cohen & Steers, which specializes in real-estate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/reits-and-rising-rates-pus