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.
IRS, Treasury Close Alt Investment Tax Loophole
Sen. Ron Wyden applauds the move to "bring the hammer down on these basket options once and for all."
Greece, China Turmoil Hit Hedge Funds in June
Big declines in Chinese equities and uncertainty around Greece’s referendum cast dark shadows over the hedge fund sector in June.
Alternative Mutual Funds Trickled Onto Market in First Half
Alt fund launches are getting a slow start this year, Preqin reported.
Gold Falls to 15-Week Low, Silver Sags as Dollar Gains
Precious metal prices are slipping, while the U.S. currency plows ahead.
Generating Returns While Protecting Portfolios From a Crash
Because stocks have continued to trend higher for so long, there is a growing sentiment that the other shoe may be about to drop.
Is Gold Dead Money?
Gold is routinely and proudly declared a “safe haven.” But it hasn’t been very safe in 2015, despite problems in Greece and elsewhere, DeLegge writes.
SEC Enforcement: AlphaBridge Capital, Deloitte & Touche Charged
SEC charged a hedge fund with a fraudulent fund valuation scheme; Deloitte & Touche hit with violating auditor independence rules.
Untangling the FATCA Web for Hedge Funds (Next Up: GATCA)
Think that since there is no IRS registration requirement, U.S.-domiciled funds aren’t subject to FATCA? Think again.
Why Institutional Investors Dominate the Liquid Alt Market
There are a lot of statistics showing investing trends among institutional investors, according to David Katz of Larch Lane Advisors, but tracking retail investors can be more difficult.