The Real Reason Pensions Rely on Consultants and Past Performance
Neither picking fund managers with good track records nor taking the advice of investment consultants leads to better performance. So why do pensions do it?
Alternative ETFs: Always Know What You’re Buying
Another tip for alt ETF investors from a recent Schwab call: always ask, “Can I store that commodity in my basement?”
2 ETFs That Invest in Liquid Alts
One fund dominates the liquid alternative ETFs category, but the investment options are expanding.
Former American Realty Executive Drops Whistleblower Lawsuit
Lisa McAlister had accused Nicholas Schorsch and others of firing her from the real-estate entity when accounting errors were revealed.
CTAs Star in Bleak January for Hedge Fund Performance
Hedge funds eked out a positive return in January, with CTAs on top, according to alternatives data provider Preqin.
Is Investing in Movies a Good Investment Strategy?
Wade Bradley claims his Media Society has cracked the code of money-making in the risky world of film investing.
Private Equity, Venture Capital Firms See Intense Competition in 2015
But they also see increasing investor interest, especially outside traditional markets, a Preqin survey finds.
Top Portfolio Products: New Robo Assistant, Liquid Alts Fund
In addition, Guggenheim rolls out a global infrastructure ETF; 361 Capital long-short equity fund hits milestone.
Currency Wars Have a Nuclear Option
There is a big difference between countries that use domestic tools for domestic purposes and those that target currencies to gain an unfair trade advantage.
How to Turn Rugs Into Riches
Increasing prices indicate that interest in high-quality antique rugs continues to grow, but especially for new collectors, caveats apply.