The QES Approach
Ben Warwick is the founder of Quantitative Equity Strategies (QES), a Denver-based quant shop that specializes in the construction of alternative indices for mutual funds and ETFs.
Achieving Private Equity Returns, Minus the Drawbacks
From Ben Warwick's QES Investments, an ETF and a mutual fund seeking to mimic the performance of PE without many of its pitfalls.
Evensky, Friedman, Mellan at Think Retirement Income Conference
A retirement planning conference kicks off Thursday with, we humbly submit, a difference: a program guided by top advisors who share their retirement planning secrets and challenges.
3 Major Portfolio Risks and How Liquid Alts Can Help
A portfolio is like a tall building, says Ben Warwick, and without sway it may collapse.
Corporate Directors Cautiously Optimistic on Economic Growth
A possible collapse in the economic recovery is still at the forefront of many minds, according to the NACD.
Behavioral Finance in the Real World: Fund Profits From Human Bias
Ralf Scherschmidt's fund identifies small-cap companies in the developed world that are overlooked by market bias and then takes advantage of earnings surprises.
Reporting From Europe: Will Germany Push Greece Out of the Euro?
If Greece does not meet its obligations, many here feel that Germany will force it out of the euro. What's an advisor to do?
Reporting From Europe: Impact of Likely Greek Default, Exit From Euro Zone
If Greece defaults, it will cost 425 billion euros and may precipitate further exits from other highly indebted euro zone nations.
S&P 500 Has Strongest Start Since 1991
The broad market has climbed 7.5% in 2012, the most since 1991, as recent unemployment numbers indicated a decrease in the jobless rate and interest rates are slated to remain low through 2014.
Retirement Reality; Worst Decade; Manage Volatility With Managed Futures: January Investment Advisor—Slideshow
It’s hard enough to get retirement planning right with all the challenges your clients face—market volatility, living longer than they imagined—that could take their savings, but have you considered some of the other challenges they face that could take their lives?