Long-Short Equity Funds: Heroes or Hype?
In recent years, mainstream investors have increasingly embraced long-short equity mutual funds.
Climate Change: What It Means for Advisors
Economists, current (and former) policymakers and advisors are assessing the ways climate change is impacting the economy.
MLP Distributions Not Tied to Oil Prices: Experts
In the past 12 months, midstream MLPs have boosted distributions 7.5%, despite the rapidly falling price of crude.
SEC Finds Shady Practices in BDs' Structured Product Sales
Examiners found suitability violations including heavy sales to customers who were elderly, didn't speak English or had a conservative investment objective.
Is Now the Time to Buy Energy Stocks?
If so, how and what should you buy? Large caps or small, individual equities or mutual funds? A look at the data suggests some strategies.
79% of Institutional Investors Use Alts: Survey
Preqin, the alternatives data provider, said that private equity, hedge funds and real estate were the most targeted alternative asset classes.
Oil Explorers Tumble as Commodities Bloodbath Sinks Markets
U.S. crude dipped below $38 a barrel for the first time since February 2009.
U.S. Stocks Drop Amid Global Sell-Off
The S&P 500 Index flirted with a correction Monday as all of its main groups tumbled.
Top Portfolio Products: New ETFs from Van Eck, Compass EMP and Direxion
Portfolio products launched this week include leveraged long and short ETFs based on homebuilding and regional bank sectors, and an active share measure.
How to Profit From a Strong and Rising Dollar
A stronger dollar may not be good news for U.S. exporters but could make money for investors playing the currency trade.