Misbehaving Consumer Agency Gets Sent to Time Out
In one of the first big tests of its power, CFPB didn’t fail but did get a big red “Needs Improvement” from a Federal court.
So Many Hedge Funds, So Little Alpha
The good news? Alpha can be produced on a consistent basis by some exceptional people. The bad news? They won’t manage any of your money.
Bullish News From Wall Street’s Bearish Seers
There are a few facts that might undercut analysts’ collective fears and allow us to climb the wall of worry for stocks.
What September’s Market Resilience Says About Stocks: Searching for Alpha for October 2016
If the worst-case scenario didn’t come to fruition in the markets last month, it probably won’t in Q4.
The Rise of the Machines in Investment Management
Technology advances pose a threat to traditional investment managers, but successful firms will combine human judgment and creativity with computers’ analytical power.
A Tool to Hedge Against the Next Market Downturn
MPT didn’t benefit client portfolios during the financial crisis, but using a single inverse fund can reduce the risks of market volatility.
Harvard Does a Trade You Should Never Make
It looks like Harvard Management Co. may have sacrificed billions of dollars in investment returns by hiring less-capable asset managers.
Can Public Equity Investing Have Impact?
To have impact, we must recognize that equity investing can actually involve companies not found within traditional benchmarks.
SEC Actions on Private Equity Fees Show Agency's Enforcement Aim
In limited partnership or subscription agreements, Form ADVs or elsewhere, the SEC scrutinizes differences between what managers say they'd do and what they actually did.
Fed Meeting Shouldn't Obscure BOJ's Big Moment
The most informative policy decision this week could take place in Tokyo, which may signal what lies ahead for other central banks.