Closed-End Funds: Democratizing Alternative Investment Strategies
Unique structure and stable asset levels allow CEFs to invest in nontraditional, less liquid assets.
Ackman's Investors Won't Get Their Yachts
Channeling Fred Schwed Jr., there’s at least one more question hanging over Bill Ackman's Valeant debacle.
Thou Shalt Not Buy Biblically Responsible ETFs
The companies CWM will not invest in do not reflect “biblical values.” But the ETF provider goes further than most SRI funds.
Trump Is Biggest Global Risk in 2017, Alt Investors Say
A poll at the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit found the Trump administration worried the industry more than cybersecurity, China or Brexit.
Rise of Non-Equity Funds Is Hedge Fund ‘Story of 2016’: Seward & Kissel
Thirty-five percent of hedge funds rolled out last year employed non-equity-based investment strategies, according to a new study by Seward & Kissel.
Consumers Can Now Trade Gold on a Distributed Ledger
Symbiont, a distributed ledger provider, has partnered with Orebits Corp. to offer digitized shares of unrefined gold.
Top 10 Cities for Millennial Homebuyers
Buyers 35 and younger are more active this spring than in recent years, LendingTree reports.
Is College Debt Advisors’ Next Black Swan?
Advisor's clients tend to be college graduates. College graduates have too much loan debt to adequately save. See the problem?
Liquid Alts Trailed Hedge Funds in February
The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index returned 0.8%, underperforming the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index’s monthly return of 1.1%.
El-Erian Says Trump Loses Capital by Tackling Health Care First
Allianz's chief economic advisor says Trump's focus on health care may reduce the odds of achieving tax reform this summer.