How the Trump Rally Could Save Endowments
It’s well known that recent years haven’t been kind to hedge funds; less well known is that endowments and foundations have also faced headwinds.
Time for Fine Wine?
The market for many vintages improved in 2016, as more regions worldwide bring more brands to market.
Advisors to Boost Use of Managed Futures in 2017, Though Many Have Concerns: Poll
Altegris survey finds majority of reps use managed futures, but more than a third have questions about how the products help portfolios.
Is There Still Time to Make Money in Oil?
Or is all the good news about production cuts already baked into oil-related asset prices?
Wine Merchant Gets 6 Years in Prison for Ponzi Scheme
John Fox ran Premier Cru, a "phantom wine" futures business that cost investors about $45 million.
Oil Climbs to 17-Month High on Saudi Pledge, Non-OPEC Output Cut
U.S. oil futures surged to almost $53 a barrel following the Saudi oil minister's pledge to cut output to below the level agreed upon.
Advisors Diversify Portfolios as Higher Volatility Looms: Natixis
Strategic beta use has doubled in the past three years, Natxis found in a review of advisors' portfolios.
Oil Tumbles as Saudi-Iranian Discord Puts OPEC Agreement at Risk
Saudi Arabia insists all OPEC members agree to production cuts for pact to take effect; Iran's oil minister says his nation won't cut output.
Decay and Investing: When Time Keeps On Slippin’ Into the Future
A good understanding of the concept of “decay” is instrumental in managing certain investments (with apologies to Steve Miller and a nod to “Trading Places”).
6 Predictions for Trump-Era Housing Market
Zillow reports that Trump’s policies could cost first-time homebuyers more as construction workers benefit from higher pay.