Actively Going Passive, but at What Cost?
Over the past few weeks, as we’ve traveled around the country visiting with advisors, a few common themes have arisen.
Hedge Fund Managers Expect ‘Massive’ 34% Pay Cut: Survey
Odyssey Search surveyed 500 hedge fund professionals; firms with outflows expected to pay less in bonuses.
L Bonds: The High-Yield Alternative Asset You Probably Never Heard Of
GWG Holdings’ L bonds are yielding 5.5%-8.5% for maturities from two to five years, but the bonds are unrated and illiquid.
Oil Rises to 15-Month High on U.S. Supply Drop, OPEC Optimism
The increase followed a 5.25 million barrel drop in U.S. crude inventories just weeks before OPEC ministers will meet to discuss supply cuts.
Liquid Alts Underperformed Hedge Funds in September
The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index returned 0.1%, compared with the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index’s 0.6% return.
REITs Poised for More Gains, Driven by Demographics
Millennials and seniors are seen as key drivers for the REIT market, underpinning demand for multi-family housing and senior care facilities.
Who Wants to Buy LPL? So Far, One Ex-Broker
In a challenging week for the IBD, Joseph Nodarse of Hudson, Riley says he is exploring a bid, but there’s skepticism over his plan.
So Many Hedge Funds, So Little Alpha
The good news? Alpha can be produced on a consistent basis by some exceptional people. The bad news? They won’t manage any of your money.
Sizing Up Where Clinton & Trump Invest Their Money
Looking at the candidates’ personal portfolios based on financial disclosures filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Top Portfolio Products: Envestnet Launches DOL Compliance Solution
The platform enhancement is designed to help advisors comply with the new rule as part of a "seamless wealth management process."