Political Uncertainty Looms High on REITs’ Radar
Forty-four percent of the largest publicly traded REITs cite risk factors related to the Trump administration in their latest 10-Ks, a study finds.
Socially Responsible Investing Starts With the Bottom Line
As mission-focused investing becomes more popular, advisors need to use a financial screen first when looking at potential investments.
W. P. Carey to Exit Nontraded REIT Business
Trends suggest that regulatory issues (like DOL) played a part, along with some fallout from the RCAP-Schorsch debacle.
Morgan Stanley Gives Reps the OK to Text Clients
The wirehouse rolls out a compliant text messaging program with Twilio and launches a sustainable investing course.
Hedge Funds Record 7th Monthly Gain in May
Hedge funds extended their run of positive performance to 14 of the 15 trailing months, Hedge Fund Research reported.
This Year's Hot Commodity Is One of the Smallest Metals Markets
Palladium is up 30% in 2017, reaching a 16-year high; gains are accelerating as demand picks up amid a shortage
What Do Investors and Managers Want? Transparency
Respondents in an Economist survey about their investment considerations put transparency ahead of regulations and fees.
Markets Need a 30% Stock Drop or 50% Higher U.S. Yields, Or Not.
BofA says something has to give with Treasury supply building; yet hedging may explain the simultaneous bond and stock rally.
ETFs and Cash Trump Mutual Funds in Advisor Usage
Exchange-traded funds continue to gain popularity at the expense of mutual funds among financial advisors, according to a new survey by the FPA.
Omega Advisors Founder Calls SEC ‘Abusive’ After Settlement
Hedge fund manager Cooperman says trial costs would have been much higher than fine; his fund’s gains about match the stock market.