American Equity Investment Life Insurance Co., a top-ten fixed indexed annuity seller, is partnering with Brookfield Asset Management on a $10 billion reinsurance and investment deal. Their plan looks a lot like the 'Bermuda Triangle' strategy that RIJ has been tracking.
If you read the papers, watch the news, or scroll through sites, you'd get the impression that all four horsemen of the financial apocalypse will attack us at once. That's unlikely.
'Understanding clients' underlying biases and mitigating suboptimal investment decisions is critical for advisors in a digitally pervasive environment,” a Cerulli Associates report said.
'Are you interested in an inflation hedge (something that closely tracks inflation) or a store of value (something that will preserve purchasing power)?' asks the GMO value-investing guru.
Investcorp hires ‘insurance solutions’ expert away from Blackstone; US ranked 19th among world’s retirement systems; Pacific Life VAs to include Invesco ‘Defined Outcome’ funds; Fund and ETF flows abate in September: Morningstar; Allianz Life to offer a VA for fee-based advisers.