Liquid Alts Underperformed Hedge Funds in September
The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index returned 0.1%, compared with the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index’s 0.6% return.
Economic Anxiety Peaks as Election Approaches
Americans’ economic anxiety had increased over the past six months, and was up significantly from a year ago, according to a poll.
Advisors Getting More Clients Via Social Media: Putnam Investments
Over the past three years, the percentage of financial advisors reporting success in gaining clients via social media rose from 49% to 80%.
Charitable Giving Patterns Often Lessen Positive Effects: Poll
Americans are generous, but not always in the most advantageous way, a new study finds.
The Cost of Investing Too Conservatively for Retirement: Wells Fargo Survey
A Wells Fargo survey finds that 59% of workers are focused more on avoiding loss than maximizing growth in their retirement investments.
15 Best U.S. Cities for LGBT Retirement
With about 1.5 million seniors identifying as LGBT, SeniorAdvice.com released a list of the country’s top cities for LGBT-friendly retirement.
Tech, Energy Propel Hedge Funds’ September Gain: HFR
The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index gained a bit in September, posting its seventh straight positive monthly performance.
Millennials Lead Shift in How Donors Think About Giving
American donors are changing their approach to charitable giving and their views on how to solve a wide range of global challenges.
DC Investment Association Proposes Standards for Auto Features
Noting that competing definitions of auto features act as a barrier to their adoption in DC retirement plans, the DCIIA is proposing a standardized lexicon.
Investors Rank 10 Most-Trusted Firms for IRA Rollovers
Trustworthiness beats both fees and investment performance in selecting a company to roll over IRA assets, according to a Cogent Reports.