SEC's Sketchy Insider Trading Definition Sparks Enforcement Actions
Fund advisors should re-examine policies to prevent insider trading given the shifting contours of insider trading law and the SEC’s aggressive enforcement.
PE Investors Received Record $443 Billion in Distributions in 2015
Dry powder at the end of Q3 stood at record-high levels.
The Collectibles Market: More Than a Labor of Love, Potentially Very Lucrative
The deputy chairman of Christie’s suggests that investors focus on markets like wine and jewelry where investments can be easily tracked.
U.S. Hedge Funds Dominate Global Industry: Preqin
New York leads the country with most institutional investors in hedge funds.
Actively Going Passive, but at What Cost?
Over the past few weeks, as we’ve traveled around the country visiting with advisors, a few common themes have arisen.
Hedge Fund Managers Expect ‘Massive’ 34% Pay Cut: Survey
Odyssey Search surveyed 500 hedge fund professionals; firms with outflows expected to pay less in bonuses.
L Bonds: The High-Yield Alternative Asset You Probably Never Heard Of
GWG Holdings’ L bonds are yielding 5.5%-8.5% for maturities from two to five years, but the bonds are unrated and illiquid.
Oil Rises to 15-Month High on U.S. Supply Drop, OPEC Optimism
The increase followed a 5.25 million barrel drop in U.S. crude inventories just weeks before OPEC ministers will meet to discuss supply cuts.
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.
REITs Poised for More Gains, Driven by Demographics
Millennials and seniors are seen as key drivers for the REIT market, underpinning demand for multi-family housing and senior care facilities.