REITs Booming in Billboards, Casinos, Prisons and More
Specialty REITs, owning properties as diverse as farmland, document storage and outdoor ad space, have posted a 31.44% total return year to date.
Real Estate to Become Its Own S&P 500 Sector
Moving real estate out of financials and into its own sector should increase its importance in investor portfolios.
Top Portfolio Products: Morningstar Adds Global Risk Model
Morningstar's risk model evaluates more more than 40,000 stocks and 10,000 equity funds to help investors understand potential risks and returns.
Emerging Market Equity Funds Stage a Comeback
One key reason they're outperforming developed market funds: limited exposure to European stocks.
3 More Property Funds Halt UK Trading
Brexit has forced Henderson Global Investors, Columbia Threadneedle and Canada Life to also freeze assets.
SMA Manager of the Year John Forlines on Tactical Allocation
Boutique investment manager JAForlines Global stands out among the many firms who have benefited from the growth of ETFs, a market that currently tops $2 trillion.
Vanguard Attracts Record New Money as Investors Flock to Passive
The firm had $148 billion in inflows in first six months of 2016; some rival managers struggle to compete for client cash.
3 UK Property Funds Halt Withdrawals After Brexit Frenzy
The rush by investors to withdraw money prompted M&G to join Aviva and Standard Life to suspend trading on its real estate funds.
Aviva Joins Standard Life in Freezing Property Fund After Brexit
Aviva Investors suspended trading in a $2.4 billion real estate investment fund as investors demanded their money back in the wake of Brexit vote.
Brexit Could Fortify U.S. Real Estate
The turmoil in Europe could also mean an extended period of low interest rates, which bolsters the U.S. reputation as a safe harbor.