ESG Analysis ‘More Dynamic,’ but Ambivalence Remains
Tension between ESG criteria and financial performance is slackening, but impact investing still has its skeptics.
PE Firm Hopes Pot Investment Fund Will Pan Out
“There’s a world of investor capital just dying to invest in cannabis,” says the CEO of MedMen, which is launching a marijuana fund.
PIMCO Says ‘Storm Is Brewing’ in Commercial Real Estate
Firm warns prices may fall as much as 5% in next 12 months; buying, refinancing opportunities to emerge for some investors.
Persian Rugs: Still Priceless or a Magic Carpet Ride to Nowhere?
The lifting of Iran sanctions allows Americans to buy Persian carpets for the first time in six years, but are they worth the steep prices?
Reorienting Portfolios for a New World
Advisors need to help investors increase their adoption of globally oriented strategies, following the lead of institutions.
So You Can Invest in Crowdfunding. Now What?
Challenges in crowdfunding regulation are already arising for investors and entrepreneurs.
Gundlach Blasts Policies of ‘Zombie Fed,’ Negative Rates
He warns investors to expect no hikes this summer and no Brexit, but a “rocky ride,” and says negative rates are “wrong, wrong, wrong!”
Green Bonds: A Surging Market for Socially Responsible Investing
The green bond market could double in size this year, boosted by issuance from China and U.S. corporations like Apple.
Commodity Funds Outperform for First Time in Years
Even in a year when commodities are outperforming stocks and bonds investors should choose commodity funds carefully.
Majority of Millennial Investors Say They’re Interested in Alts: AMG Poll
Millennials believe active management is important to portfolio performance.