Coping With Today's 'Longevity Revolution'
Did you know that by 2050, 2 billion people will be over age 60? To make sure the elderly are seen as a resource instead of a burden—and to help them age with dignity—global organizations are promoting policies that enhance life quality.
Count on Convertibles in a Low-Yield World
With yields low, convertibles present a compelling investment case for investors seeking income. Not only can these hybrid securities be exchanged for equity, they can provide protection if increases in bond yields expose investors to losses.
Return of the Bull
Five years after one of the biggest financial crises in economic history, investors are still shell- shocked. How else can we explain bondholders accepting negative real bond yields with stock valuations so promising? asks Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel.
Retirement at Risk
Set for growth, the U.S. pension system is currently under as much duress as its retirees, who are being confronted with having to manage their own retirement portfolios, writes Glenn Dial, Head of US Retirement at Allianz Global Investors.