Global Alternative Assets Jumped to $6.3 Trillion in 2014
The world’s 100 largest alternative investment managers had $3.5 trillion in assets under management in 2014.
In Search of Return: 3 Biggest Market Risks and How to Play Them
Last week we began a discussion on finding returns in this challenging market. This week we’ll look at three major risks facing us today.
Top Hedge Fund Managers Collect Big Paychecks Despite Underperformance
The 25 top-earning hedge fund managers collected $11.62 billion in pay in 2014, but 12 of them had gains only in the single digits.
Bill Gross Blasts ‘Hostile’ Investing Climate, Says ‘New Neutral’ Rate Now Zero
The Janus manager argues that the investing environment is so inhospitable that he is reduced to trading more than owning bonds to deliver shareholder return.
Bill Gross: ‘The Good Times Are Over’
The Janus manager locates the current market at the end of a decades-long, credit-fueled supercycle, noting “the time for risk taking has passed.”
Ritholtz on Tony Robbins: A Self-Help Genius With Terrible Financial Advice
Tony Robbins is a self-help genius who truly understands the human psyche, Barry Ritholtz writes. But then there's his financial advice.
Are Risk Parity Funds Back on Track?
Allocations based on risk can help boost portfolio diversification, one expert shares.
New Hire Roundup: OppenheimerFunds Makes Personnel Changes
Also in new hires, Snowden Capital Advisors adds a new vice president and controller while BrightScope has hired a new VP of data solutions.
Alternatives to the Rescue?
The Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr must have been thinking about something besides finance when he mused that “the more things change, the more they stay the same.’’
Top 10 Best Cities for Educated Job Seekers
In a tough job market it always helps to know some of the best places to find work. More educated members of the labor force will find more opportunities in some of these cities, where the demand for education narrows the field of applicants.