Gold Bug Merk: The Risks of Gold
As a scientist examining the weaknesses of his hypothesis, Axel Merk takes a critical approach to gold to better appreciate its investing risks and rewards.
Gundlach, State Street Launch Total Return ETF
The SPDR DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF will include mortgage-backed securities and junk bonds.
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?”
10 Best Websites for Financial Advisors: 2015
Dalbar’s quarterly review reveals which fund company sites offer advisor-specific and easily accessible content.
U.S. Banks Hoard $2 Trillion of Ultra-Safe Bonds
What do America’s banks know about the state of the U.S. economy that has them hoarding Treasuries?
2 ETFs That Invest in Liquid Alts
One fund dominates the liquid alternative ETFs category, but the investment options are expanding.
Investors Continue to Shun Equity Funds, PIMCO
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF had a 12% drop in assets in January alone, according to a Morningstar report.
6 Big Hack Attacks Targeting Financial Data: 2015
More than 500 million financial records were stolen last year, according to the FBI.
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.
If You Can’t Beat Robo-Advisors, Become One
AutoPilot aims to provide advisors with their own private-labeled automated asset management engine to neutralize the robo-advisor threat.