Since late September 2007, I have screamed about sitting in cash and, for the last few months, buying a little gold.
The state’s two biggest pension funds are poised to combine into one Indiana Public Retirement System, with a single executive
director and board.
Media pundits regularly call the current economic crisis the worst since the Great Depression. One of the few Indianapolis financial experts who’s actually qualified to make such a comparison is Donald C. “Danny” Danielson, the 89-year-old vice chairman of City Securities Corp.
If world leaders don’t quickly demonstrate the courage to stop printing money, the long term is shot. And since that courage
isn’t likely to surface anytime soon, investors should rethink traditional strategies now.
Eric Johnson, Conseco Inc.’s president over its investment unit called 40/86 Advisors, talked with IBJ about the surprises
of the investing world over the last 18 months.
Liquidity is king! Stay away from long-term, illiquid commitments until the equity markets really flash sustained levels of
A large number of investors are so fearful these days that they have flocked to the safest securities, pushing down interest
rates to virtually nothing.
Increasing specialization and interdependence worldwide results in worldwide economic difficulties.
The millions of dollars they plunked down to buy stock in local companies over the past two years have shriveled in value,
leaving them way, way below break-even.
A new national analysis of U.S. public pension funds suggests most invest prudently, even in volatile times.
investors looking at business valuations likely will conclude there are companies selling at
prices less than their intrinsic values.
The unprecedented plunge on Wall Street the last three months has spurred a couple of dozen executives and directors at Indiana
public companies to scoop up shares in their own companies.