Larry Fink's BlackRock is getting all the love from investors amid dismay over the high fees and recent underperformance of rivals who specialize in active stock-picking.
New Alliance Bernstein CEO Seth Bernstein and executives of major shareholder AXA have indicated they're inclined to keep former chief Peter Kraus's strategies, despite his unceremonious dismissal.
Five names to consider from my 'stocks for the defensive investor' screen. Excluding retail, as the sector has generally produced poor results.
GNC Holdings and Fitbit are among the beaten-down names, yet their forward multiples are enticing.