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.

A New Era For Bond Funds
Momentum has shifted to favor the bears.
ETF Ratios Sending Mixed Signals
Should you buy stocks or not?
Shopping For High Dividend ETFs? Beware Volatility
Yield-starved investors turn to high-dividend payers to squeeze out some cash flow, but how do you squeeze extra yield out of the market without blowing your risk budget?
What’s Up With Stocks?
Who’s reading equities better? Analysts or investors?
Oil Refiners: Hold Off Big Buys
Refining margins are softening.
It’s Different This Time. Really. 2
Gold miners, um, some gold miners are rebounding.
Recession-Testing Your Portfolio
There is correlation between economic phases and sector performance. Which funds will best ride the wave?
Inflation? Really?
Fed expectations far ahead of the market.
Gold Traders Have Nothing to Fear 1
Volatility is a boon for reactive bettors.
Time For A Bond Play? Maybe Not
How are you supposed to position yourself in a market like this? Very carefully.
Fed To Raise Rates?
The bond market says “What, me worry?”
Long/Short Doesn’t Mean 'Hedged' 1
Most funds lost ground recently.
Doing the Math on Liquid Alts' Five-Year Track Record 2
If you allocated 15 percent of a typical 60-40 portfolio to the major alternative strategies, how would each play out? Our alternatives editor Brad Zigler does the math.
Buy Refiners While Blood, er, Oil Runs In The Streets
Low oil prices are good for this energy segment
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