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.
Top Portfolio Products: First Trust, Amplify and Van Eck Introduce ETFs
New ETFs include sector and dividend-paying stock funds as well as municipal bond funds.
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.
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.
Enforcement: SEC Charges Sex Products CEO With Fraud; FINRA Fines Short Seller
SEC charged Empowered Products with promotional fraud; FINRA censured and fined Timber Hill for not closing fail-to-deliver positions.
Ex-CFO at Schorsch-Related REIT Arrested
The SEC and U.S. Attorney took action against Brian Block while pressing charges against Lisa McAlister, who has pleaded guilty.
10 Least Affordable Cities to Buy a Home
Homebuyers scouting popular metropolitan areas on the West and East coasts could be in for sticker shock.
1031 Real Estate Exchanges: A Quick Primer
This strategy continues to attract interest as a method for deferring taxes on a property transaction, but it can be daunting for the first timer.
Real Estate Gets Starring Role in S&P 500, Spurring ETF Overhaul
The move will shake up stock portfolios, conjuring an industry out of REITs that will infuse at least one lightweight ETF with sudden riches.
10 Most Affordable Big Cities to Buy a Home
The South and the Rust Belt dominated HSH's ranking of the most affordable housing markets.