How to Invest in Mortgages for Total Returns (Not Speculation)
Buying whole mortgages is a complicated investment strategy that some asset managers are trying to make simpler.
Riding the U.S. Energy Boom
The U.S. energy outlook continues to improve; the International Energy Agency recently forecast that the U.S. would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil producer by 2016.
Which Funds Will Outperform? Active Share Benchmarking May Offer Clue
Research shows that portfolios that vary significantly from their indexes tend to outperform them over time.
To Profit in Art Market, Know Your Niches
Globally and nationally, buyers need to keep up with trends in market segments if they want to trade art for a profit.
Keeping the Right Focus
It's been a good ride recently for total-return investors. First, the S&P 500 rose 25.2% through early December; global stocks, as tracked by Morgan Stanley, improved 21.6% during the same period.
Trading Tips for Tepid Commodities Markets
Experts from Direxion Funds and ETF Securities share their latest strategic secrets for investing in this diverse asset class.
Pros & Cons of Variable Distribution MLPs
The current yields of these master limited partnerships have been strong recently, but there are some cautionary factors to consider, Yorkville Capital notes.
Earlier this week [in mid-August], we hosted meetings with management of CVS Caremark (CVS). We highlight the following key takeaways:
Will Bad Weather Mean Sour Grapes for Wine Collectors?
The news on wine prices varies, depending on the age of a collection and other factors, experts say.
The Perfect Time for Watch Buying?
What goes tick-tock and costs millions? Welcome to the fall season of wristwatch and pocket watch sales at the major auction houses.