Investors Seen Surging Into ETFs This Year: BlackRock
Investments in exchange-traded funds set a record last year, and 52% of U.S. investors plan to buy an ETF this year, BlackRock reported.
Liquid Alts End So-So Year up 2.3%
Thirty-nine new funds were launched, while 82 were shut down, Wilshire reported.
New Study Predicts Charitable Giving Rise in 2017 and 2018
Increases in the U.S. economy will lead to a near-term rise in philanthropic giving, Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy predicts.
10 Risks and Costs of ETF Investing
Investors, particularly those relying solely on ETFs, should be aware of these risks and how to manage them.
VC Market Got a ‘Reality Check’ in 2016: KPMG
U.S. venture capital deal activity and funding both declined significantly, the consultancy reports.
Hedge Funds’ 2016 Performance Reverses 2015 Loss
Event-driven funds lead all major strategies with an annual return of 10.2%.
Sovereign Wealth Funds Shift Focus to Private Markets
Despite SWFs’ success in private markets, internal debate continues about risks.
Election Leaves Millennials Pessimistic About Financial Security
More than 70% of millennials said the economy this year would be worse off than in 2016, the survey found.
Top 10 Forecasts for Hedge Funds in 2017
Agecroft Partners predicts new asset highs and more liquidations.
Women in Alts Still Face Hurdles, but Optimism Abounds
Mandates for funds run by women have increased, but most still believe it's harder for women to raise capital, KPMG reports.