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.

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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Passive and Sustainable?
Can sustainable investment strategies in a passively-managed ETF live up to the hype?
Inflation’s Been A Dud 1
But that was then. This is now.
Charting Your Relationship With Stocks
Higher equity prices ahead?
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Enjoy the Market, Stock Pickers!
2016’s combo of dissociation and complacency
Ratio Still Points to Higher Oil Prices
Gold/oil metric headed back to a “normal” range
Dividends and Volatility in 2016
Three funds delivering more of one, less of the other.
Getting the Most Out of Gold
What does a portfolio need: bullion or stocks?
Bull Market In Oil Ahead?
It’s gonna get risky out there.
It’s 'Risk On' For Stocks
After months of caution, aggressive buying resumes.
Are Buy-Write Funds Good Buys?
Investors looking for high current income and hedged equity exposure may find call-writing funds attractive in a flat market.
Which To Buy: Oil or Gold?
Ratio signals punters next move.
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