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.

Yield Curve Shaping Up
Exchange-traded note points to steepening.
Hedge Funds’ New Suite Spot
Customized hedge strategies on the cheap?
Alternative Bond Funds – Worth The Cost?
They are more expensive than traditional bond funds, but some have done better than their traditional brethren on a risk-adjusted basis. We look under the hood of six funds with track records, including Pimco’s behemoth.
When Will Oil’s Bear Market End?
“Cash-and-carry” provides clues
More Bull After The Birthday Bash?
Is there life left in domestic equities?
Time To Buy Gold Miners?
Take a breath. Investors’ risk appetite may not yet be piqued.
Technical Analysis: It’s Really VERY Simple
Cartoonist puts it all into perspective.
Are Risk Parity Funds Worth The Cost?
A strategy used by institutional investors to preserve capital is now easily available to individuals via retail funds. But do they perform as advertised?
What's Up (Down) With Bonds?
Bond ETF holders are bailing
Low Country Stocks Moving Higher
Beer and skittles in Belgian and Dutch stocks?
Light at the End of the Solar Tunnel
Stocks of solar panel makers are poised for a rebound
Where Is The Hedge?
Real estate was the best performing alternative investment last year. But that doesn’t mean it was the best one for your portfolio. Here’s how to think about success in alternative investing.
Deflation Worries Realized
Hedging options are more limited now
What Happened To The Gold Market?
Trend followers are buying gold; “smart money” is doing the opposite.
Something’s Brewing In The Gold Market
GLD’s been sort of stuck lately. That’s not likely to last
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