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.

Buy Refiners While Blood, er, Oil Runs In The Streets
Low oil prices are good for this energy segment
Bonds Headed For A Cyclical Top
Signals line up for another selling opportunity.
The Long and Short of the Oil Market
Today’s oil glut could produce tomorrow’s profit.
Still Not Short Gold? Here’s Another Chance
A cyclical sell point’s on the horizon.
Risk-Averse Investors Putting On The Brakes 1
Sometimes it’s a good idea to keep track of ETF prices even you have no inclination to buy them. Why? Because they give you clues about investor sentiment.
Alternative Alternative Income
With interest rates at floor level asset managers have ratcheted up their search for yield with alternative income funds. Which ones are best?
Deflation and Recession: Yes or No?
A couple of indicators look ominous.
Money Managers Leaving Gold Behind 1
The best bets are now being laid by bears.
Shopping The Retailers
After a months-long run, what’s the best upside play?
Futures Pits Shuttered But Trading Goes On
A 167-year-old tradition ends.
Tough Choices: Alternative Funds In 2015
There has been a flood of liquid alts hitting the market, some designed to dampen volatility and some to enhance returns. But only these three categories have beaten the equities market in 2015.
Two ETFs For Today’s Market
Technicals and fundamentals line up for healthcare and homebuilders. Which to choose?
What, Me Worry?
ETF ratio signals more room for stock gains.
Don’t Get Too Excited About Gold Miners
Consider which miners are buoyant and why.
Pop Goes The Treasury Rate
One indicator has forecast big stocks gains in the past. Will 2015 be another banner year?
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