Brad Zigler

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.

Articles
Getting Back To Normal
Gold/oil ratio falling toward historic average.
Bond Bears Awake From Hibernation
Inverse funds come out of the cold after several months in the wilderness
Futures Funds Hitting the Fences
Managed futures funds so far have successfully navigated the choppy commodities markets, but at what risk?
Emerging Markets Are Hot
Technically, there’s still room for further gains.
Fundamentally, Gold Miners Are A Bad Bet
Investors looking for a gold play may be taking on big risks.
Odds On Interest Rate Hike Getting Longer?
Charts pointed to a breakout move but did we get one?
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
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