Junk Bond Market: ‘I See Dead Companies’
With apologies to Cole Sear of "The Sixth Sense," high-yield bonds are showing some very troublesome signs, as are corporate credit spreads.
Two Reasons to Rethink Real Estate Investing
It remains axiomatic that the supply of tradable real estate is fixed, and it has key traits that attract alternative investment managers.
Manufactured Homes Best Performing REIT Sector in Q1
U.S. REITs continued to offer strong dividend yields in Q1, NAREIT reports.
U.S. Real Estate Looking Up but Emerging Markets Rising Even Higher: Cohen & Steers
"Emerging markets not only make up a larger percentage of global GDP than a few years ago, but they have grown faster than developed markets," says Cohen & Steers' Jason Yablon.
New Hire Roundup: Caiazzo Chairs SIFMA’s Clearing Firms Committee
Christian Sulger-Büel became managing director of FOX International, and Bill Mitchell was named senior portfolio manager at WHM Capital Advisors.
Wealth Managers: Tell Your Clients to Stop Being Afraid
Advisors who keep an eye on the curious and sometimes counterproductive behavior of investors can combat lackluster returns in their own clients’ portfolios.
Top Portfolio Products: BlackRock to Cut ETF Fees
New products introduced over the last week include a series of geographic exposure indexes from Russell, a strategic dividend income fund from Advantus and an ETF from AdvisorShares.
New Hire Roundup: Casares Joins Genworth; Stratos Adds Three
This week in new hires, Rico Casares joined Genworth Wealth Management, and Stratos Wealth Partners welcomed three advisors to two new offices.
New Hire Roundup: Lynch Joins ByAllAccounts Board; Mariner Names Greiner CIO
This week in new hires, Matt Lynch joined ByAllAccounts’ board of directors; William Greiner became CIO at Mariner Wealth Advisors and FactRight brought in Scott Smith and Chris Bove.
Top Portfolio Products: Market Vectors’ Indonesia ETF; Turkish Private Equity Fund Closes
New products introduced over the last week include a new Indonesia small-cap ETF from Market Vectors; the closure of a Turkish private equity fund; a high-yield bond fund from Aberdeen; and a new fund trust from Gemini.