In Defense of Gold as a Defensive Asset
The Fed is behind the curve on rate hikes, and that’s good news for gold investors.
Top Portfolio Products: FPA Launches Reengineered PlannerSearch Platform
FPA has made it easier for consumers to find financial planners. See how the organization redesigned its PlannerSearch website.
Billion-Dollar Hedge Funds Manage 88% of All Industry Assets
These managers account for just 12% of all hedge fund managers, Preqin says.
How Socially Responsible Investing Strategies Are Built: A Case Study
The Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford provides a nuts-and-bolts look at how a carbon efficiency strategy was born.
The Booming, Yet Overlooked, Business of Beauty
Think beauty is a "fluffy" investment? Then you haven’t looked at the numbers.
A Different Liquidity Trap
The evidence is fairly clear that humans tend to make economic decisions that are not in their best interest. Liquidity can enable this irrational behavior.
Making an 'Impact' on Clients With Impact Investing
Need a value prop that’s timely, resonates with clients (especially women and millennials) and actually shows your value? Get on the ESG train.
4 Investment Strategies for an Uncertain World
A paper from Putnam Investments recommends asset classes out of the ordinary to navigate volatile and unusual markets.
3 Rules for Picking Alternative ETFs
Many alternative ETFs have come under scrutiny for their lack of effectiveness or liquidity. The "three C's" can help you and your clients avoid pitfalls.
Finke: DOL Rule May ‘Drop Bomb’ on Asset Management Industry
Annuities, nontraded REITs and even mutual funds face a transformed environment under the DOL fiduciary rule, Michael Finke writes.