By Morgan Myrmo:
"At PIMCO we always try and be open with the press and the public. I mean, isn't that what voters want from their politicians?" - Bill Gross
One of the most anticipated dialogues of the year concerning the global economy and markets is the January Barron's Roundtable discussion, which features several top pundits of the investment community.
Article written by Prieur du Plessis, editor of the Investment Postcards from Cape Town blog.In this video clip, Richard Bernstein, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Richard Bernstein Advisors, offers his top stock picks and investment themes for 2012.
By Tom Konrad (AltEnergyStocks): With the average solar stock having doubled in 2013, it's much harder to find bargains in the solar industry than it was a year ago. But two of the professional green money managers think there is still value to be found.
By Insider Monkey: Charles Clough founded Clough Capital Partners in 2000. Prior to that, he spent 13 years working as a Chief Investment Strategist at Merrill Lynch. At Merrill Lynch, Clough was responsible for directing the global investment strategy research effort. He has been selected to the Institutional Investor All-America Research Team for 12 consecutive years.
By Tom Konrad (AltEnergyStocks): Being green is not all about wind turbines and solar panels. In fact, it's usually greener to be smarter about using what we have than to replace it with something new, no matter how green. My panel of professional green money managers understands this.
By Dividendinvestr:Eddie Lampert is the founder and chairman of the hedge fund ESL Investments. Eddie Lampert's investing strategy is similar to that used by Warren Buffett. He has concentrated bets and he holds his top positions for several years. At the end of 2004, Lampert became the first financial manager who exceed an income of $1 billion in a single year.
By Insider Monkey: Phil Falcone is the senior Managing Director at Harbinger Capital, a long/short equity hedge fund based in New York. He founded Harbinger in 2011 with Harbert Management Corporation, an investment company that provided most of the original funding. Prior to that, Falcone worked as a trader at Barclays Capital for three years.
By Insider Monkey: Charles Clough is the founder and manager of Clough Capital Partners. Clough launched the mutual fund in 2000 after directing global investment strategy at Merrill Lynch for 13 years. Clough is considered one of the top strategists in the U.S., earning a spot on the Institutional Investor All-America Research Team for 12 years, consecutively.
By Insider Monkey:
founded Bridgewater Associates in 1975, the office was just a two-bedroom apartment. Now the company manages over $100 billion in global investments for a wide range of institutional clients. In 2010, the fund was ranked as the largest and best-performing hedge fund manager.