Investment Outlook 2012
New York - The violent swings in the U.S. stock market have damaged investors' psyches, but money managers at this week's 2012 Reuters Investment Outlook Summit see the environment as a buying opportunity.
NEW YORK - There is a 90 percent chance the United States will slide into recession next year, according to hedge fund manager John Taylor, who said such a scenario would likely once again benefit the safe-haven dollar.
NEW YORK - A high correlation between assets classes has been the hallmark of financial markets this year, with assets moving in seemingly perfect lock-step, but that panorama may be on the verge of breaking down, investors at the 2012 Reuters Investment Outlook summit said this week.
NEW YORK - For years, running a hedge fund was the road to riches, but with the giddy years of double-digit returns at an end, prospects for profits look decidedly more gloomy, top managers and investors say.
NEW YORK - Money managers are bracing for more market volatility and political uncertainty as they weigh their investment choices in 2012, reiterating a warning that simply holding cash won't completely insulate investors from losses.
New York - John Taylor, founder of hedge fund FX Concepts, said he might be the "darling" of the media because of his prescient doom-and-gloom views on global economic growth, but that hasn't prevented him from suffering big losses.
NEW YORK - While equities hold appeal in today's marketplace, high-yield U.S. credit offers likely double-digit returns with less risk for investors who prefer a more certain outcome, the chief investment officer at OppenheimerFunds said on Wednesday.
LONDON - Money managers are trying to reduce the number of counterparties to focus on bigger and stable banks to secure their assets and payments as they plan for the worst-case scenario in the euro zone debt crisis.
LONDON - Sovereign wealth funds of emerging economies are showing an unprecedented level of interest in emerging market bonds as part of a deepening institutional commitment to the asset class, says BNP Paribas Investment Partners.
LONDON - Standard Life Investments expects the euro will survive intact in 2012 but it has been stress-testing its portfolios and planning contingencies for all scenarios, including a euro break-up, its top investment officer said on Wednesday.
HONG KONG - China will avoid a sharp economic downturn next year, offering investors an opportunity to benefit from strong domestic consumption, particularly in the growing services sector, said Mirae Asset Global Investments.
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