Golden Era of Hedge Funds Draws to a Close, Clients in Revolt
Investors are up in arms as traders get rich on management fees. The million-dollar question: Who will keep earning 2 and 20?
Oil Trades Near 17-Month High as Market Seen Balancing in 2017
Iraq, Venezuela said to implement production cuts on Jan. 1; OPEC and non-OPEC monitoring panel will meet to track compliance.
The Year in Alternative Investments: What Happened; What's Coming
Here's a look back at some of the highlights of the alternative investment space in 2016 and a look at one emerging trend.
What About Alternatives?
I read the cover story in Research on Wealth — “Low Yields: How Advisors Can Help Clients Adjust” by Michael Finke — and I believe the topic of alternatives deserves consideration.
The Risks & Rewards of ESG-Based Investing: Finke
A March 2016 Gallup survey found that 64% of Americans are either worried “a great deal” or “a fair amount” about climate change, up from 51% in 2011.
Department of Labor’s 2016 by the Numbers
A changing administration portends a change in direction, but here’s how the DOL did in 2016.
Human Behavior + Computational Ease: Enter the Age of Agility
It’s wrong to think quant = technical and discretionary = fundamental. So what's the most efficient way to run an investment model?
Has the 2016 Stock Market Rally Stolen Next Year's Expected Gains?
Strategists say the rally in stocks since the presidential election has discounted much of the support it might get from a Trump presidency.
How the Trump Rally Could Save Endowments
It’s well known that recent years haven’t been kind to hedge funds; less well known is that endowments and foundations have also faced headwinds.
Time for Fine Wine?
The market for many vintages improved in 2016, as more regions worldwide bring more brands to market.