SEC Using Hedge Fund Data on $8 Trillion in Assets in Exams, Enforcement
SEC tells Congress it is using compiled data from Form PF, now required of private fund advisors, to support its own regulatory programs.
Sica Launches New Alts Platform
Circle Squared Alternative Investments aims to make investments like real estate, private equity and natural resources more accessible.
Gen X Retirement Worse Than Boomers'? Check Your Math, Says EBRI
EBRI recently challenged studies from Pew and the Center for Retirement Research that concluded Gen Xers’ retirement prospects were in worse shape than baby boomers'.
Record Year for Private Equity Distributions
Preqin research shows private equity fund returns averaged 18% in 2013, outpacing capital calls by 46%, sees "positive momentum" continuing in 2014.
Compliance at Financial Services Firms Falls Short
Compliance firm Cipperman finds that firms, especially in the alternatives space, tend not to invest enough in staying compliant.
Under The Hood: Medicare Parts A, B, C and D—What You Need to Know, Pt. 1
A primer on the four different parts of the Medicare system and their origins, growth, options and cost.
How Rare Coins Bring Tax Benefits
Investors may be eligible for sales tax exemptions, like-kind exchanges and other advantages, one expert says.
Top Portfolio Products: ProShares Rolls Out 2 Credit-Focused ETFs
Lincoln Financial adds survivorship life offerings; Beaumont Capital and Envestnet share new portfolio strategies.
Hispanics Seek More Financial Knowledge
Growing up with little to no financial education, Hispanic investors today say they are hungry for more investment knowledge, according to a Wells Fargo survey.
How to Overcome Behavioral Biases, Raise Retirement Savings: Cerulli
Cerulli’s latest research addresses ways recordkeepers can better engage retirement plan participants to improve outcomes.