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.
Investors Redeem $5 Billion From Hedge Funds in July
Still, the month ended in the black, as positive performance increased assets under management.
Citigroup to Pay $180M for Defrauding Hedge Fund Investors
SEC says that two Citigroup units failed to disclose ‘very real risks’ in the funds, which collapsed in 2008, affecting 4,000 investors.
Value of Collectible Pens Rise, Even as Handwriting Fades
Tips for buying and selling collectible pens, with prices ranging from under $1,000 to over $300,000.
Morningstar: Jason Turner Helps Great Lakes Set Expectations
Chicago firm follows SRI principles to find “good corporate actors” that make good investments.
Oil at 6-Year Low Amid Global Glut. How Low Can It Go?
Gary Shilling says crude is headed to between $10 and $20 a barrel, while Jeff Saut expects “outstanding opportunities” to buy oil-related securities, including MLPs.
Hedge Funds Bloodied by China Rout in Worst Month Since 2011
Some of these investments had their worst performance since 2011, suffering double-digit losses.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Former 'Real Housewives' Husband Fined for Naked Short Selling
Brokerage firm ITG Inc. and affiliate AlterNet Securities will pay $20.3 million for running secret dark-pool trading desk.
Morningstar: Evermore Global's Marcus on Opportunities in Europe
Evermore Global Advisors' David Marcus says "we're pure opportunists" who are heavily invested in Europe because "that's where the opportunities are."