Endowments and Foundations Stick With Alternatives
Investors are much more optimistic about the U.S. economy now than a year ago, NEPC reports.
Saturna Capital Launches Clean Shares for Two Funds: Portfolio Products
Also, Carlson Capital Management adds a low-cost DFA Minnesota muni bond fund to its portfolio lineup.
Hedge Fund Manager Points to Gold as Hedge Against Rising Political Risk
Ray Dalio recommends having 5-10% of assets in gold; current risks are “especially challenging to price in.”
Public Pensions Up 12.4% Return Most in 3 Years as Equities Soar
Strong returns on stocks and alternative investments made up for low returns on bonds.
Pimco, T. Rowe Price Warn Investors: ‘Time to Reduce Risk’
Pimco says elevated prices leave "little room for error"; T. Rowe Price cut stock allocation to lowest level since 2000.
Hedge Funds Extend Performance Streak in July
Hedge funds recorded their strongest performance since January, Hedge Fund Research reported.
What Happens in Washington Matters to Markets
Whether the government pursues health care reform or economic growth first has major implications for investors.
Harvest Returns Launches Agriculture Investment Platform: Portfolio Products
Also, Transamerica debuts a new suite of strategic beta ETFs and Bats welcomes 30 iShares funds.
Shkreli Decries ‘Witch Hunt’ After Convicted of Securities Fraud
Prosecutors said Shkreli cheated investors in funds, Retrophin; to some, he’s ‘Pharma Bro’; to others, ‘the most hated man.’
Would-Be Marijuana Investors, Look Past the Plant
Investing in industries connected to cannabis can help investors who want to enter this growing market but are queasy about the mixed legal status.