Asset Managers Gobble Up Smart Beta Firms
These acquisitions provide another revenue source for acquiring asset managers, and their growing popularity could ultimately result in lower fees.
The Death of Hedge Funds?
Don't hang the black crepe for hedge funds yet.
Why a Falling Dollar Doesn't Always Mean Big Gains for Commodities
The impact of a falling or rising dollar varies among commodities because of different supply/demand fundamentals and other factors.
Goldman Sachs Profit Jumps 74% on Bond Trading: Q2 Earnings
Fixed-income revenue rises 33%, equities revenue drops 11%; firm’s compensation costs decline 13% to $3.3 billion.
Oil Producers Prepare for Second-Half Slump as Rally Sputters
Crude oil prices have fallen more than 10% from their early June peak, pressuring drillers to do everything they can to raise cash.
REITs Booming in Billboards, Casinos, Prisons and More
Specialty REITs, owning properties as diverse as farmland, document storage and outdoor ad space, have posted a 31.44% total return year to date.
Real Estate to Become Its Own S&P 500 Sector
Moving real estate out of financials and into its own sector should increase its importance in investor portfolios.
Managed Futures Rebound in June After Brexit Vote
Managed futures funds hit the jackpot in June, returning 3.9%, their best monthly average return since 2014, eVestment reported.
Oil Climbs the Most in 3 Months Amid Equity Gains, Weaker Dollar
The rally was underpinned by falling supplies as well as a decline in the dollar and rally in the broader stock market.
Billion-Dollar Hedge Fund Investors Staying the Course
Several high-profile decisions to ditch hedge funds have raised the question of whether a mass exit is underway. But the numbers say no.