4 Takeaways for Advisors From LPL Conference
The country’s biggest broker-dealer had several key messages for the thousands of advisors in attendance. Even advisors not affiliated with LPL may find them useful.
‘We’ve Got to Be Close to the Bottom’ on Energy: Cushing Founder
With low energy-equity prices and robust yields, investors should consider "gradually" getting back into the sector, says Cushing founder Jerry Swank.
Grantham: 10 Quick Thoughts to Ruin Your Summer
Jeremy Grantham lists the “potential threats to our well-being” in GMO’s quarterly letter.
Why Investors Should Buy, Not Sell, Commodity Funds
Despite a recent run of poor performance, broad-based commodity funds can bolster a portfolio in the long term, Direxion's head of alternatives says.
Top Portfolio Products: IndexIQ Launches 3 Hedged ETFs
Barclays partners with Roubini to roll out tradable equity indexes that aim to provide enhanced beta.
SMA Manager of the Year Duane Roberts on 'Impact' Investing
Can an investor do well by doing good? Dana Investment Advisor's Socially Responsible Equity Strategy's 10-year record puts the lie to the notion you have to give up returns for your principles.
Top 10 Mutual Fund Firms Most Trusted by Advisors: Cogent
An advisor’s trust in an asset manager has the biggest impact on whether they will invest with that company, a Cogent study finds.
Oil Warning: The Crash Could Be the Worst in More Than 45 Years
There's only one thing holding back a price rebound. It's a big thing.
SMA Strategist Manager of the Year Gary Miller on Modern Portfolio Theory
Miller, winner of the premier Strategist award for Frontier Asset Management, says the firm's process starts with Markowitz, "but we work very hard at better inputs."
Oil Guru Who Called 2014 Slump Sees a Return to $100 Crude
Gary Ross of PIRA Energy Group says oil markets aren’t nearly as oversupplied as many believe.