SEC Takes Aim at Performance That’s Just Too Good to Be True
SEC will require RIAs to document their performance numbers, and disclose more about their use of separate accounts, including derivatives.
4 Apollo Advisors to Pay SEC $52M Over Failure to Disclose Fees, Conflicts
Four private equity fund advisors affiliated with Apollo Global Management misled investors and failed to supervise a senior partner's charges to the funds, SEC said.
Impact Investing Metrics Help Firms Improve Bottom Line, Valuations
Investor tracking of metrics like customer satisfaction and environmental impact can help a business function better, GIIN finds.
It's Groundhog Day for Low-Volatility Investors
We see investors caught in a behavioral time loop, destined to repeat mistakes that inevitably end in red ink.
Should Precious Metals Be a Core Holding in Investors’ Portfolios?
ETF Securities discusses the potential benefits of a precious metals allocation, which include diversification and downside risk protection.
Some Foundations, Endowments Re-evaluating Hedge Fund Use
While most foundations and endowments are sticking with hedge funds, a sizable number are turning away or cutting back, according to an NEPC poll.
Billionaire Investor Steven Cohen Blocked From Managing Commodities Hedge Funds
CFTC, following on heels of securities regulators, restricts Cohen's management until 2018.
SEC Charges Hedge Fund Manager in Scheme Involving Terminally Ill
Donald Lathen allegedly paid 60 patients $10,000 each to use their names on accounts, redeeming their investments after they died.
How Private Equity Fund Managers See the Year Ahead
Valuations are a growing concern, but many managers are optimistic that exit activity will increase over the coming 12 months.
Top Portfolio Products: Nuveen Launches Alternative Investment Platform
The platform, using technology from Artivest, lets advisors allocate alternative investments across client portfolios and monitor their performance.