Some Foundations, Endowments Re-evaluating Hedge Fund Use
While most foundations and endowments are sticking with hedge funds, a sizable number are turning away or cutting back, according to an NEPC poll.
Billionaire Investor Steven Cohen Blocked From Managing Commodities Hedge Funds
CFTC, following on heels of securities regulators, restricts Cohen's management until 2018.
SEC Charges Hedge Fund Manager in Scheme Involving Terminally Ill
Donald Lathen allegedly paid 60 patients $10,000 each to use their names on accounts, redeeming their investments after they died.
How Private Equity Fund Managers See the Year Ahead
Valuations are a growing concern, but many managers are optimistic that exit activity will increase over the coming 12 months.
Top Portfolio Products: Nuveen Launches Alternative Investment Platform
The platform, using technology from Artivest, lets advisors allocate alternative investments across client portfolios and monitor their performance.
How Long Can this Gold Rally Last?
While gold prices are poised to climb to a 29-month high there are growing reasons to be cautious.
Saudi Arabia Reports Record Oil Output on Summer Demand
Refiners in U.S., Europe could cut purchases on weak profits; bloc’s output rises to 33.1 million barrels a day in July.
Should You Hoard Cash Before the Election?
Gary Shilling suggests cash allocations of 30% to 50%; S&P's Sam Stovall says holding cash makes sense. But there are less dramatic ways to speculate.
FINRA Sweeps Broker-Dealers for Info on Nontraded BDCs
The exam sweep covers all member firms and advisors selling the companies between January 2015 and June 2016.
Hedge Funds Gain 1.5% in July: HFR
Event-driven managers turned in the month’s best performance, gaining 2.4%, Hedge Fund Research reported.