Liquid Alts End So-So Year up 2.3%
Thirty-nine new funds were launched, while 82 were shut down, Wilshire reported.
Janus Advisor Guide: Beware of Correlations, and Other Investment Tips
Janus Funds’ 2017 Wealth Advisor’s Guide identifies the intended and unintended risks of advisors’ asset allocations in their model portfolios.
Morningstar Upgrades 5 Funds, Downgrades 7 and Puts 3 Under Review
The new Morningstar analyst ratings included only one upgrade to Gold.
VC Market Got a ‘Reality Check’ in 2016: KPMG
U.S. venture capital deal activity and funding both declined significantly, the consultancy reports.
Hedge Funds’ 2016 Performance Reverses 2015 Loss
Event-driven funds lead all major strategies with an annual return of 10.2%.
SIFMA Recommends Full-Market Close on MLK Day
The move would cover government securities, muni bonds and other products.
Sovereign Wealth Funds Shift Focus to Private Markets
Despite SWFs’ success in private markets, internal debate continues about risks.
ProShares, UBS Launch 2 Oil-Linked ETNs: Top Portfolio Products
In other product news, Thornburg launched its first liquid alternative fund.
Swaps Cop Massad Will Step Down, Letting Trump’s CFTC Take Shape
Regulator drew criticism for pushing rules as term neared end; move eases risk of panel’s Democrats outnumbering Republicans.
Top 10 Forecasts for Hedge Funds in 2017
Agecroft Partners predicts new asset highs and more liquidations.