How Advisors Can Make Better Investing Decisions
Financial professionals, as well as clients, can benefit from these rules.
Model Behavior and Real-World Hangovers
Trusting sophisticated financial models is tempting and dangerous.
Corzine Starting a Hedge Fund? Outrageous, Maybe, but Not Unprecedented
As the criminal investigation into the former MF Global head is dropped, rumors swirl that he may be starting a hedge fund. He wouldn't be the first disgraced financier to do so.
Rob Arnott: 'There May Never Be a Better Time' to Buy Inflation Protection
Indexing guru Rob Arnott, a lone inflationista wolf, howls that today’s market provides a golden opportunity to buy inflation-fighting asset classes at 'below retail prices.'
Subtraction Through Addition
Anyone who has studied basic portfolio construction understands that it's possible to reduce the overall risk in a portfolio by adding an asset class that...
Mugged by Reality
Editor's Note: This column has been adapted from Alexei Bayer's remarks at the Yale Club in New York City on May 5, 2009, upon acceptance...
Not Cutting Back: J.P. Morgan Private Wealth Management CEO Joe Kenney
No doubt Joe Kenney, intent since boyhood on creating a career in financial services, aimed at one day becoming a CEO. Chances are, however, he...
THE REPUTATION FACTOR
Reputation counts for much in money management--nowhere more so than in the hedge fund industry. Everyone understands this, although exactly how reputation influences investing strategies...
The Greenspan guarantee - what's it really worth?
In a story related to our Trend of the Week, Alan Greenspan announced he's joining John Paulson's hedge fund as a member of the advisory...
What did you do to communicate with your clients during the market downturn earlier this year? If you answered "nothing," or had to stop and...