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Some market pundits are calling for the stock market to fall by 40% or more. That type of decline would take virtually all stocks with it, however asset managers would feel a double whammy. Not only would their stocks go down, but so, too, would their assets under management (AUM). That would have lasting implications for their top and bottom lines.
There is a collection of very concerned more »
Calamos Asset Management (NASDAQ: CLMS) is a somewhat troubled asset manager. Other equity asset managers are starting to enjoy a recovery, with assets under management (AUM) finally growing. However, that is not the case at Calamos and, as a result, the stock has underperformed the industry.
After two years of declining assets under management in the industry, equity flows have finally turned positive. Inflows for 1Q13 so far more »
The timeless investment strategy advocated by the world’s greatest investors is value investing followed by a buy-and-hold approach. In today’s world of instant gratification, many foolishly eschew the buy-and-hold approach. I believe that is a mistake, especially if you buy the right investment at the right price or value. I believe that BlackRock (NYSE: BLK), the world’s largest asset manager, meets all the requirements of a good more »