Brad Zigler


Brad Zigler is REP./WealthManagement's Alternative Investments Editor. Previously, he was the head of marketing, research and education for the Pacific Exchange's (now NYSE Arca) option market and the iShares complex of exchange traded funds.

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Bond Funds, More Than Equity Funds, Beat the Market
But don’t believe the alpha advertisements.
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The Reason Behind TED’s Widening Spread
Is it a warning or something else?
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Catch The Falling Gold Sword 1
Short gold products crank out uncertain returns
The Fed: A Rate Hike or No?
Markets ran scared Friday. What’s next?
Gold’s Speculative Fever Cools 1
With the August sell-off done, what’s next?
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Happy Birthday, CRAK! (Or Not)
VanEck’s young refiners fund deserves a second look.
A “Stickier” Alt Fund?
Alternative funds may be more prone to performance chasing. Does a fund-of-funds approach work better?
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Gold/Oil Ratio Flashing a Warning?
Gold, stocks and oil. Oh, my!
Need an Oil Rally?
How one guy fights the ‘law of recovery.’
The Right Time to Write Covered Calls
Keep an eye on volatility. Or volatilities.
Gold’s Gotten Pricey
Carrying charges are sending selling signals. To some.
Stocks in a Head Fake?
Blue chip bullishness could be curtailed by junk bonds.
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60-40 Is Looking Tired 1
The equity/bond ratio rule of thumb worked well, until it didn’t. Advisors need to turn elsewhere to hedge their risks.
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Speculators Driving Gold Stocks Higher
The speculators are back. Gold speculators, I mean.
Brexit Fallout
The disparate effects the UK’s decision had on stocks and bonds.
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