BDCs, Maligned by Regulators, Find a Champion
Despite recent warnings, Michael Forman of Franklin Square makes a strong argument for including business development companies in a portfolio.
Midstream MLP Funds Fraught With Opportunity, Tax Danger
Avoiding “tax drag” is critical, says one MLP fund expert.
Bond Investors Must Prepare for Rate Spike: SEC’s Walter
At the FINRA conference, the former SEC chairwoman said that she continues to be “disturbed” by how the SEC has “ignored” the fixed-income market.
Investing for a Lifetime With Life-Cycle Investing
A decade ago, Paula H. Hogan had one of those incredible a-ha moments. It was profound, with deep implications for the advisor’s business—perhaps even for the entire financial services industry.
2013 SMA Managers of the Year Nominees: Fixed Income
The nominees in this category—from GW&K and Tom Johnson Investment Management—have found long-term, consistent success in intermediate and enhanced fixed-income strategies.
Pyxis Capital: ‘Shift From High Yield to Floating Rate’
High yield isn’t what it used to be.
Managed Futures, Managed Risk
There are plenty of reasons to not like risk these days: the condition of the global economy, for instance, and Europe’s sovereign saga.
Yes, Closed-End Fund Yields Are High, but There’s a Catch
"Not all yields are created equal," warns S&P Capital IQ’s Alec Young.
In FSI Testimony Before Congress on SRO, a Call for a Level Regulatory Field
In voicing support for HR 4624, FSI believes an advisor SRO will close an unacceptable regulatory gap that leaves investors exposed to potential fraud and abuse at the hands of unscrupulous investment advisors.
The ETF Witch Hunt
What are the reasons and causes behind the “Flash Crash” on May 6, 2010? Does anybody know? What about the stock market’s latest tendency to convulse? People still want answers because nothing they’ve heard up until now is satisfying. As a result, some of them have resorted to good old-fashioned...