Brad Zigler pens Wealthmanagement.com's Alternative Insights newsletter. Formerly, he headed up marketing and research for the Pacific Exchange's (now NYSE Arca) option market and the iShares complex of exchange traded funds.
Attendees of our recent Web seminar, “How Much Alpha Is There In Beta?” learned the link between alpha and beta in today’s investment environment and the importance of obtaining accurate data to monitor portfolio risks and rewards.
Here, we present the Excel arguments necessary to calculate customized portfolio metrics that track risk exposure and performance.
The turnover in alternative exchange-traded product landscape is growing evidence of a maturing market.
In June, the segment lost four ETPs but made up ground with the launch of three more and a registration filing for yet another.
AdvisorShares lodged paperwork with the SEC for the Treesdale Rising Rates ETF (anticipated as NYSE Arca: HDGB), an actively managed fund geared to capitalize on increasing yields in the mortgage market.
Goldman Sachs has set the pace for a new class of retail products by launching a mutual fund-of-hedge funds that can be had for as little as $1,000. Several investment banks are ramping up copycat funds to compete with the Goldman Sachs Multi-ManagerAlternatives Fund (OTC: GMAMX) which was introduced in May.
GMAMX bestows exposure to long/short equity, event-driven trading, relative value arbitrage and opportunistic credit trading for an annual fee, depending upon the class selected, between
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