Bond market issues and potential solutions
There are many worries with regard to the bond market and some of the investments that are held by many investment firms. 563 more words
The Portfolio Deferred Income Annuity is a unique product to Northwestern Mutual with a patent pending on the product. The product is currently only available in the qualified world but Northwestern Mutual is hoping for a non-qualified version of the product to be released around October. 515 more words
CLIFF NOTES: folks, follow this link to catch up on the Fixed Income story: http://bartscharts.com//?s=fixed+income
CLIFF NOTES 2: this is a tough one … the pattern in the fixed income market (30 year) failed and has gone much higher//the pattern on TBT failed. 219 more words
Economic recovery after the Great Recession has been disappointing.
Employment levels remain low. Official unemployment figures ignore the declining participation rate. Employment levels, in the 25 to 54 age group, for males remain roughly 6%, and females 5%, below their previous peaks. 724 more words