Advisor Prepares Pro Athletes for Life After Sports
Lee Rawiszer creates lifetime plans for incomes at risk of meteoric rises and crashes — sometimes after meeting the client for less than 15 minutes.
RCAP's Crowdfunding Site: A Smart Move?
RCS Capital (RCAP) introduced a platform in September called We Are Crowdfunding that lets accredited investors and others buy public and private offerings online by pooling their resources.
Energy: Powerful Production
On August 5, Southwest Gas Corp reported second quarter earnings of $0.21 per share vs. $0.22 per share last year. Excluding COLI, earnings were $0.16 per share versus $0.18 per share.
Buoyant Dollar Underlines Resurgence in U.S. Economy
President Obama's handling of the economy may be reviled by his political opponents, but he is receiving support from a surprising quarter: foreign exchange traders.
Art an Asset Class? Wealth Managers, Collectors Say Yes
The global wealth management industry may be starting to adopt a strategic view on art as an asset class, says new report from Deloitte.
Hedge Funds Then and Now: 2008 vs. 2014
The hedge fund industry has made a big push to win back investor confidence. Here are the biggest changes in the last six years.
Fledgling Hedge Fund Managers Top First-Half Performance
Emerging managers led sector performance in the year ending with the second quarter of 2014, but continued to face capital-raising challenges, according to HFR.
Hussman: U.S. Now a ‘Ponzi Economy’
Portfolio manager John Hussman warns the U.S. has become a "Ponzi economy," buckling at its productive core even while maintaining a deceptive appearance of prosperity.
How Liquid Are Liquid Alts?
A MarketWatch article claims that the term liquid alternatives typically means buying illiquid securities—like private credits and some derivative issues—is unfounded. Here's why.
Will Calpers’ Hedge Fund Flight Spook Other Public Pensions?
Most investors appear unlikely to follow suit in the near term, according to hedge fund experts.