A Different Liquidity Trap
The evidence is fairly clear that humans tend to make economic decisions that are not in their best interest. Liquidity can enable this irrational behavior.
Making an 'Impact' on Clients With Impact Investing
Need a value prop that’s timely, resonates with clients (especially women and millennials) and actually shows your value? Get on the ESG train.
4 Investment Strategies for an Uncertain World
A paper from Putnam Investments recommends asset classes out of the ordinary to navigate volatile and unusual markets.
3 Rules for Picking Alternative ETFs
Many alternative ETFs have come under scrutiny for their lack of effectiveness or liquidity. The "three C's" can help you and your clients avoid pitfalls.
Finke: DOL Rule May ‘Drop Bomb’ on Asset Management Industry
Annuities, nontraded REITs and even mutual funds face a transformed environment under the DOL fiduciary rule, Michael Finke writes.
Liquid Alternatives Build on Big March Gain
Liquid alternatives started the second quarter on a positive note as the Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index returned 0.6% in April.
Impact Investing Is at ‘Sweet Spot’ for Advisors
The impact investing wave is "mature enough" but "it hasn't yet crested," says impact investing pioneer Amber Nystrom.
Russia Should Foment a Bond Market Revolution
What if Russia, or any international bond issuer, just bypassed the middlemen and sold its securities directly to investors?
Why China’s Slowdown Won’t Crush Commodities Markets
China’s economic slowdown and government crackdown on market speculation won’t hurt energy, metals and agriculture as much as investors may think, analysts say.
Top Portfolio Products: Star Manager Starts His Own Investment Firm
Going global is the direction of choice for several new mutual funds, including two from a new investment company founded by a top-performing portfolio manager.