Global Investing

More than a nice-to-have, buy-side considers its actions

May 20, 2009

More than a “nice to have,” investor sentiment is running heavily on the side of environment, social and governance (ESG) factors, according to the latest Thomson Reuters Perception Snapshot.

The wealth effect in reverse

By Reuters Staff
March 5, 2009

This chart shows losses in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index since October 2007. Joseph Brusuelas, a director at Moody’s Economy.com, said from the 2007 peak to the first quarter of 2009, U.S. stock holdings fell $7.6 trillion in real terms. “Our estimate suggests that through the end of March, U.S. stock wealth will have fallen by $66,000 per household,” he said.

Fund manager sees ‘once in a generation’ opportunity

October 21, 2008

rtx9qop.jpgStock markets have fallen so far that they now offer brave, long-term investors a ‘once in a generation’ opportunity, according to LV Asset Management’s Tom Caddick.