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Bill Gross Explains Why Central Bankers Can’t Keep Raising Stakes
In his investment outlook for October 2016, Bill Gross of Janus Capital (JNS) compared the central bankers’ recent monetary policy measures to wagers placed at a betting game.
US Equities Continue to See Outflows on Global Growth
In the week ended September 4, 2015, US equities saw total outflows of $1.6 billion compared to $1.4 billion the previous week. The rate rose due to investors pulling out funds on slowing global growth.
US Equities Saw Inflows on Valuations and Relative Performance
In the week ended September 25, 2015, US equities saw total inflows of $673 million compared to outflows of $1.66 billion in the previous week.
Bill Gross Believes the US Could Experience a Recession
While acknowledging the importance of the Fed’s zero-bound interest rate policy in helping asset prices stabilize, Bill Gross also believes it tends to create asset bubbles.
Janus Capital, Henderson Group: Complementary Business Advantage
The merged entity of Janus Capital Group (JNS) and Henderson Group (HGG) will help accelerate the twin strategic objectives for diversification and growth.
Are We at the End of a Business Cycle?
An early contraction, middle bear phase seems to suggest that we are near the end of the current business cycle.
Traditional assets: Defining active and passive management
Active asset management refers to those asset managers that essentially try to outperform the average market return, a benchmark, or a hurdle rate that may have been set internally.
Janus Capital Focuses on Innovative Offerings, Eyes Future Growth
Janus Capital didn’t perform as well as expected in the first half of 2015, and it was revalued accordingly by the market. But it has focused on innovative offerings such as debt funds to attract capital.
How Janus Has Benefited from the Kapstream Acquisition
Kapstream contributed $4.9 million in revenues and $2.1 million in operating income to Janus Capital. The company will bring in additional assets totaling $6.6 billion.
Declines in S&P 500 correlation benefiting TROW, IVZ, and JNS
The concept of tracking the dispersion of stocks via a correlation reading may be a bit intimidating. However, the principle doesn’t involve a lot of grey matter.
The salient features of mutual funds
There are investors who are willing to take on higher risk to generate above-average market returns. For these investors, active funds offer the optimal investment avenue.
Bill Gross: Unfortunately, We Aren’t Playing Monopoly
In Monopoly, the $200 of credit creation never changes. In the real economy, credit creation isn’t guaranteed to occur at the same pace each year.
US Nominal GDP Seems to Be Signaling a Recession
During his latest webcast, “Turning Points,” Jeffrey Gundlach presented a chart that seems to be signaling a recession in the making.
Show it: How mutual funds make money
In return for investing a client’s money, mutual funds charge a fee, generally an annual fee set as a percentage of the client’s assets. This fee is the only source of income for a mutual fund-focused asset manager.
Janus-Henderson Group: Independent Versus Combined Business
Janus’s robust US brand is to Henderson’s advantage since Janus is among the top 30 US mutual fund complexes.
Janus-Henderson Merger: The Wait Is Over
The merger of Janus Capital Group (JNS) and Henderson Group (HGG), announced in late 2016, was finalized on May 30, 2017. It’s said to be a merger of equals.
Why Janus Is Expected to Deliver Subdued Performance in 2Q16
Janus Capital Group’s net income last fiscal year stood at $156 million.
Can Central Banks Spur Inflation with Negative Interest Rates?
By introducing negative interest rates, the central bank’s intention is to force investors to buy something with a positive yield.
The Challenges of Managing a Fixed-Income Portfolio in 2016
Gross says it’s important for investors to “take care of their liquidity.” They should have their exit options open in their fixed-income portfolio.
US Equities See Outflows of $3.1 Billion
US equity outflows In the week ended January 22, 2016, US equities saw total outflows of $3.1 billion compared to $1 billion in the previous week. These equities saw outflows due to slow growth, contraction in the manufacturing sector, and the perceived outperformance of European equities. The US economy saw unemployment claims rise in December […]
Janus Targets Outside the US to Expand Managed Assets
Janus Capital (JNS) is focusing on attracting capital outside the United States. Its 20% assets under management are currently from international investors compared to just 8% in 2010.
Long-Term Outflows Continue, ETFs Attract Funds for US Equities
In the week ending December 4, 2015, US equities saw total outflows of $3.4 billion, compared to $4.6 billion in the previous week.
How Zero-Bound Money Restricts Credit Growth
Credit growth has started to slow in the Us. From the 12% annualized growth rate of commercial and industrial credit in 2014, the rate is currently around 10.8%.
US Equities Continue to See Outflows on Slowing Growth
In the week ending September 11, 2015, US equities saw total outflows of $1.59 billion—compared to outflows of $1.61 billion in the previous week.
Janus Capital Group Falls 12% in 1 Month despite Strong Earnings
Janus Capital Group provides investment management services to financial advisors, individuals, and institutional clients. The company’s 2Q15 revenues topped Wall Street estimates.
US Equities Saw Outflows on Higher Valuations, Rate Hike Concerns
In the week ended July 17, US equities saw total outflows of $2.9 billion versus inflows of $0.2 billion in the previous week.
US Equities See Outflows for the 11th Consecutive Week
In the week ending June 5, US equities (SPX) witnessed net investment outflows for the 11th straight week. The total outflow during the week stood at $1.8 billion.
Affiliated Managers Group Stock Returns 10% in Past 3 Months
Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) stock has returned 10% over the past three months. The company doesn’t declare dividends.
Macroeconomic Factors Impact Legg Mason’s Assets Under Management
Legg Mason (LM) announced on May 1 that its assets under management were down by 1% to $702.7 billion when compared with the previous quarter.
Janus Capital Group: Gross Returns Beat the Majority
Janus Capital Group (JNS) competes with mutual fund managers as well as ETF providers, including Franklin Resources (BEN), Federated Investors (FII), BlackRock (BLK), et cetera.
Affiliated Managers Group Reports a 66% Rise in Net Profits
On April 18, Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) reported net 1Q15 profits of $128 million compared to $77 million for the first quarter of the previous year.
Janus Capital Group Reports 46% Rise in 1Q15 Profits
Janus Capital Group (JNS) reported net profits of $45 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, beating the Wall Street analyst estimate by 3 cents.
The lay of the land in the asset management sector
Sometimes the term “asset management” is also used to denote the upkeep of a plant, machinery, or equipment in order to generate better returns.
Asset managers flock to join rapidly expanding ETF market
The transparency that makes ETFs so appealing also serves as a hindrance to active managers, who prefer issuing mutual funds over ETFs.
Where do bond funds go from here?
After his exit from PIMCO, Bill Gross said that he welcomes the new challenges in this phase of his career.
Who will benefit from Bill Gross’s move from PIMCO to Janus?
Large and established bond ETFs seem to be the biggest beneficiaries of Bill Gross’s exit from PIMCO. BlackRock (BLK), the world’s largest ETF player, currently seems to be the biggest beneficiary of Gross’s withdrawal.
Why large-fund investing isn’t always right in mutuals
The bigger your fund gets, the more difficult investing a meaningful percentage of your assets under management in new and upcoming ideas becomes.
Will Bill Gross’s departure from PIMCO net profits for Janus?
Much of the headline space for the last week covered the legendary bond mutual fund manager Bill Gross leaving Pacific Investment Management Company, LLC, (or PIMCO) to join Janus Capital (JNS).