ETFs to Surpass Hedge Fund Assets by 2015
“We predict annual growth rates of 15%-30% around the globe,” EY reports, according to Ron DeLegge, who will speak at ThinkAdvisor's annual ETF virtual conference.
Harvesting Gains From Global Crop Investments
Agriculture isn’t foolproof, but investing in the global crop sector can reap rewards.
ETF Cashes in on M&A Revival
M&A activity jolted back to life in the middle of last year after lying in a near-comatose state for years.
2 Key Items to Consider in Alt Manager Selection
Not all long/short strategies (or managers) are created equal, something about which Adam Patti doesn’t mince words.
Surprise! Not Every Hedgie Loves the Lifted Ad Ban
Some in the hedge fund industry believe that marketing isn’t necessary for these sophisticated investments, and others worry that fraud may be an unintended consequence.
Market Neutral ETF Debuts
IndexIQ introduced the the IQ Hedge Market Neutral Tracker ETF (QMN) in October. QMN is designed to offer investors liquid, transparent market neutral hedge fund exposure
What if you could index the investment strategies of hedge fund managers?
ETFs Lessen IRS’ Sting at Tax Time
At tax time, one of the reasons to love ETFs becomes crystal clear: tax efficiency, says Schwab's Michael Iachini.
Risk on the Rise: Yield Chasers Rush Into Alternatives
Correlation, coupled with the U.S. bond market’s zero-yield environment, has driven advisors into riskier alternative investing.
Business Leaders Resigned to U.S. Debt Downgrade but Say Default Unlikely
The business community is battening down the hatches for a U.S. debt rating downgrade—and they’re not happy about damage that the oncoming economic storm will wreak on investors.