10 Phrases to Avoid When Talking About Alt Investments
Advisors must help clients understand available hedge-fund-like strategies without the jargon, Invesco says.
How to Mimic Hedge Funds With ETFs
It's a complicated, but viable, process for advisors, says Adam Patti of IndexIQ.
Top Portfolio Products: IndexIQ Adds 2 Liquid Alt ETFs
Coral Gables Asset Management rolls out a long-short fund, and Highland Capital launches an alternative-investment platform.
Three Myths About Liquid Alts
A recent Aite Group study looks at major misconceptions regarding liquid alternative funds.
The Right Hedge for Retirement: Annuities
A look at hedge funds and annuities.
4 ETFs for Volatile Times
The VIX is soaring, but there are ways to capitalize on the latest outburst.
Taming Risk in Alts to Fit Into Client Portfolios
One veteran advisor explains how he mixes in venture capital and private equity, along with extra vigilance.
CalPERS Slashes Hedge Fund Allocation
California Public Employees’ Retirement System is taking the ax to its $5.3 billion hedge fund portfolio, with a goal of halving its allocation by September.
Alt Mutual Fund Use Up Sharply at Wirehouses
Wirehouse advisors now use more liquid alternative mutual funds than traditional alternative products like hedge funds, a recent study found.
Finke: Facing Alternative Investment Reality
Unconventional assets have a role, but expectations have risen dangerously.