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  • 8/18/15 10:00 am EDT

    Views From Over 300 Attendees Collated at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Payments and Commercial Card Conference

    While companies around the world are taking note of the growing emergence of mobile and digital payment applications, many treasury departments still grapple with the continued existence and enormous cost of paper payments. Clients at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Conference on Payments and Commercial Card continued to identify that fully converting their payments to electronic was their No. 1 priority in improving their working capital inmore...
  • 8/18/15 8:30 am EDT

    Record Low Sentiment Towards Emerging Markets and Energy Sector

    Global investors have shifted their attention from Greece to China amid continued concern of a Chinese recession, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for August. Respondents are scaling back their expectations for economic growth. China recession is now rated the number one “tail risk” by 52 percent of panel. Fifty-three percent of investors say the global economy will strengthen inmore...
  • 7/14/15 8:30 am EDT

    Expectations of Fed Hike Put Back to Q4

    Global investors have raised their holdings of cash significantly in response to a weaker global economic outlook, particularly in China, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for July. Overall, equity allocations are unaffected by the higher risk aversion, however. Confidence in the global economy falls sharply: 42 percent of investors expect strengthening over next year, down from 55 percent amore...
  • 7/13/15 9:12 am EDT

    Company Introduces Groundbreaking Longevity Training Program and Expands Resources to Help Clients and Families Prepare for Cognitive Decline

    Andy Sieg, head of Global Wealth and Retirement Solutions for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, will join President Barack Obama and a community of advocates, experts, local leaders, and older Americans today to discuss the changing landscape of longevity at the White House Conference on Aging. Held once per decade since the 1960s, the event is committed to identifying and advancing actions to improve the quality of life for our nation’s agingmore...
  • 7/13/15 9:00 am EDT
    Today, at the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, Bank of America Merrill Lynch will announce the introduction of a groundbreaking longevity training program for human resources (HR) and benefit plan professionals. Developed in partnership with the University of Southern California’s renowned Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Longevity Training Program is designed to drive greater awareness andmore...
  • 7/10/15 7:00 am EDT
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch won the highest number of global awards from Euromoney magazine, being named Best Global Loan House, Best Global Transaction Services House and Best Global Bank for Corporate Social Responsibility in the Euromoney 2015 Awards for Excellence. “These awards are a testament to our fully integrated global platform and world-class talent,” said Christian Meissner, head of Global Corporate and Investmentmore...
  • 6/16/15 8:30 am EDT

    Proportion of Investors Buying Protection Against Equity Sell-off Reaches Survey High

    Global investors have moved out of equities into cash ahead of an expected U.S. Fed rate hike, according to June’s BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey (FMS). Investors have also shown concern about a Greek default and a possible bubble in Chinese equities as they have scaled back risk. Cash levels rise to 4.9 percent of portfolios, up from 4.5 percent in May; the proportion of investors overweight equities falls to net 38more...
  • 6/10/15 9:30 am EDT
    Merrill Lynch today announced that it has added sustainable impact multi-asset class portfolios to its expanding platform of impact portfolios to serve clients interested in using their investment capital for positive social and environmental purposes. Additionally, the firm will provide its 14,000 financial advisors new resources to help clients understand the impact of their investments in these portfolios. “Clients are telling usmore...
  • 6/9/15 9:00 am EDT

    Merrill Edge® Survey Finds Area Retirees Prove Saving Is Key to Financially Calm Golden Years

    About two-thirds (66 percent) of Chicago respondents expect to be stressed about money in retirement based on how they are currently saving, according to a new survey released today by Bank of America and Merrill Edge. The latest Merrill Edge® Report reveals that while non-retirees are anticipating stress, the majority (53 percent) of retirees in the area are not stressed based upon how they saved. Despite predicting stress,more...
  • 6/9/15 9:00 am EDT

    Merrill Edge® Survey Reveals Area Retirees Prove Saving Is Key to Financially Calm Golden Years

    Over two-thirds (68 percent) of New Jersey respondents expect to be stressed about finances in retirement based on how they are currently saving, according to a new survey released today by Bank of America and Merrill Edge. The latest Merrill Edge® Report reveals that despite feelings of stress from area pre-retirees, New Jersey retirees show a worry-free retirement is possible, with the vast majority (85 percent) reporting they will havemore...