A Tool to Hedge Against the Next Market Downturn
MPT didn’t benefit client portfolios during the financial crisis, but using a single inverse fund can reduce the risks of market volatility.
Andy Friedman: Is Clinton or Trump Better for Economy?
The economic impact of a Clinton or Trump presidency are weighed by Andy Friedman of Washington Update.
Harvard Does a Trade You Should Never Make
It looks like Harvard Management Co. may have sacrificed billions of dollars in investment returns by hiring less-capable asset managers.
Farmland: An Increasingly Popular Alternative Investment
A report found that more investors are buying agricultural/farmland assets to diversify and profit from growing global demand for food.
Can Public Equity Investing Have Impact?
To have impact, we must recognize that equity investing can actually involve companies not found within traditional benchmarks.
Tom James: Master of the Art of Collecting
Some people like to stay busy, even in “retirement.” The Raymond James executive chairman is building an art museum with 500 works from his collection.
Harvard’s Endowment Loses Nearly $2B in Latest Fiscal Year
The prestigious university just reported its worst performance for its endowment since 2009, with timber assets underperforming.
SEC Actions on Private Equity Fees Show Agency's Enforcement Aim
In limited partnership or subscription agreements, Form ADVs or elsewhere, the SEC scrutinizes differences between what managers say they'd do and what they actually did.
Financial Services Firms’ Reputation Still Shadowed by 2008 Crisis
The 2008 financial crisis continues to shape negative consumer views of the financial services firms.
Active U.S. Equity Funds Bled Cash in August: Morningstar
Active U.S. equity funds continued to hemorrhage assets in August while their passive counterparts persisted in performing well.