Axel Merk: ‘There Is No Safe Asset Anymore’
In a provocative and wide-ranging interview, currency manager Merk says stocks will fall, cash isn't a haven and he "wouldn’t touch bonds with a broomstick."
‘Ho Hum’ Equity Funds Deliver in Q4: Lipper
U.S. diversified equity products ticked up 4.6% in the period, while non-U.S. equity funds fell.
How Meredith Whitney’s American Revival Fund Sputtered in Debut Year
Whitney’s American Revival Fund started investing in heartland stocks in November 2013, and by last October her main backer asked for its money back.
Commodities Drop to 12-Year Low as Oil Slumps Amid Global Glut
Oil prices are tumbling, but there's even more to the commodity story.
Top Portfolio Products: PIMCO, Research Affiliates Add Strategies
J.P. Morgan Asset Management adds an ETF, and Nasdaq said it would buy the RIA and research firm Dorsey Wright & Associates.
How OPEC Weaponized the Price of Oil Against U.S. Drillers
If there ever was doubt about the strategy of OPEC, its wealthiest members are putting that issue to rest.
Private Equity Fundraising Slackened in 2014: PEI
North America-focused buyout funds had the biggest increase in capital raised.
Axel Merk: What if Things Get Worse?
The fund manager lays out the options — from portfolio insurance to alternative investments — for investors seeking downside protection.
Asian Venture Capital Surged in 2014: Preqin
Globally, there was an 11% drop in the number of financings that took place compared with 2013, but a 58% rise in the aggregate value of deals.
10 Hedge Fund Trends for 2015
Hedge fund assets will reach an all-time high in 2015, according to Donald Steinbrugge, the founder and managing partner of Agecroft Partners.