‘Oracle Jack’ Rivkin’s 4 Predictions on Investing, Economy
What makes a good money manager? "Introspection and paranoia," Jack Rivkin says, according to Jon Sundt, his predecessor as Altegris CEO.
Defending Alternatives in a Bull Market
Some clients may balk at alt managers’ fees while the overall market rises, but they should think about the future.
Back to the Futures?
Managed futures can be a hard sell to confused clients, but those in need of diversifiers should pay attention.
Two Reasons to Rethink Real Estate Investing
It remains axiomatic that the supply of tradable real estate is fixed, and it has key traits that attract alternative investment managers.
Private Equity Emerges From the Shadows
When most Americans shop, they do it at big department stores or online at popular websites.
Another Merit Badge for Liquid Alternatives?
When the curtain came down on 2014, liquid alternative funds surprised a lot of people by outperforming hedge funds, their more experienced, more glamorous cousins.
Is This the Year of the Global Macro Investor?
Investors are facing four impending crises: worsening relations with Russia, the fight against ISIS, China's muscle-flexing in the Pacific and struggles in Europe.
Alternatives Speak to Two Generations
RIAs have a huge opportunity to develop client relationships using alternative investments with two demographic groups: baby boomers and the millennial generation.
Liquid Alternatives: A Quick Coming of Age
In an unusual twist, the smart money appears to be following the small retail investor into alternative mutual funds, aka “liquid alts.”
Investors Are Flocking to Hedge Funds Despite ‘Underperformance’
Investors are pouring more money than ever into hedge funds despite considerable headwinds. What's going on? A few things.