Bank of America Merrill Lynch Study Finds Employers Offering Financial Wellness Programs Becoming the New Normal


Dateline City: NEW YORK Sense of Responsibility for Employees’ Financial Well-being Driving Companies to Broaden Financial Educational Offering and Increase Accessibility The vast majority of companies (83 percent) today feel a sense of responsibility for the financial wellness of their employees, impacting the benefits, resources Read more [...]

BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Concerns of Overvaluation in Both Equity and Bond Markets


Dateline City: NEW YORK Bonds Seen as Most Overvalued in Survey’s History Investors see growing overvaluations in both bonds and equities and have signaled concern about a valuation bubble forming, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for April. The proportion of global investors saying equity markets are overvalued Read more [...]

‘D’Arranged Marriage’ finds comedy in intergenerational conflict


Fresh off the first Hawai‘i Sketch Comedy Festival, the museum keeps the funny coming April 9 and 10 with D’Arranged Marriage, which has had audiences rolling in theaters from New York to Singapore The production finally makes its way here thanks to Misa Tupou, co-founder of the O‘ahu Fringe Festival and our own Aotearoa New Zealand Film Festival (and a talented actor to boot). Written by Rajeev Varma and Tarun Mohanbhai (aka Those Indian Guys), this one-man show introduces audiences to Sanjay Read more [...]

BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Investors Migrating out of U.S. Equities Amid Expectations of Fed Rate Hike


Dateline City: NEW YORK Preference for European Equities at Record High Global investors have significantly pared back U.S. equity allocations as belief grows that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise rates in the second quarter, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for March. A net 19 percent of global Read more [...]

Merrill Lynch Study Finds New Freedoms Help Two-thirds of Retirees Live in the Best Home of Their Lives


Dateline City: NEW YORK Research Reveals Majority of Retirees Likely to Move at Least Once During Retirement, With 30 Percent Moving into Larger Homes Sixty-five percent of retirees say they are living in the best homes of their lives, according to a new Merrill Lynch study conducted in partnership with Age Wave. With newfound freedom from Read more [...]

BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Investors Exuberantly Bullish on Europe After Promise of ECB Action


Dateline City: NEW YORK Weakening Expectations in China Limit Impact on Global Growth Outlook Global investors are significantly more positive on the outlook for Europe after the European Central Bank’s announcement of quantitative easing to reflate the region’s economy, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for February. Read more [...]

Survey Finds Developers Believe Code Review Is #1 Way to Improve Software Quality


SmartBear Software, the choice of more than two million software professionals for building and delivering the world’s best applications, released its second annual report, “The 2014 State of Code Review,” revealing results of its extensive study on the industry’s peer code review practices, software quality and how the two are related. Software - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]