How Liquid Are Liquid Alts?
A MarketWatch article claims that the term liquid alternatives “typically means buying illiquid securities—like private credits and some derivative issues—is unfounded. Here's why.
What Do ETFs Really Cost?
There are significant misconceptions that exist about the total expense ratio of ETFs, including among some people considered ETF experts.
Insider Trader Mostly Unfazed by Co-Worker's Insider Trading Arrest
We present for your reading pleasure: the worst way to insider trade.
3 Easy Ways to Build a 401(k) Advice Niche
By following a few easy steps, you can develop a robust retirement plan business.
Liability Can Turn Off-Campus Living Into a High-Rent District
A four-year college degree is a costly investment, but the potential costs could grow exponentially once your child moves to off-campus housing.
Knut Calls Out the Brokerage Industry on Fiduciary Standard
Knut Rostad makes the case why a fiduciary standard for all financial advisors is more important than ever today.
Beware: ETN Pitfalls Abound
ETNs have a number of benefits, but also shortcomings, including credit risk and taxation. It's important that advisors weigh ETNs' pros and cons to make the right choice for clients.
Your Corporate Culture: The Party You Throw Daily
To build your corporate culture, approach it the way a professional party planner would.
Ritholtz: Calpers’ Hedge Fund Exit Sets Off an Earthquake
Calpers’ decision to pull out of hedge funds could be a sign of radical change in the fund industry as a whole, Barry Ritholtz writes.
When Active ETFs Aren't Really Active
Because of the SEC's approval of transparent, actively managed ETFs, advisors can now select from an increasing array of passively and actively managed ETFs for building and maintaining client portfolios.