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Oct 09, 2014

Growing Pains for Hedge Funds in the Liquid Alts Space

The transition into liquid alternatives has not been an easy one for hedge fund managers, but ‘fund adoption’ could be the next wave of growth, says....More
Jun 27, 2014

Bonds Aren’t Dead Yet. Here’s Why.

A lot of smart people are betting on rising interest rates. But Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter, says it’s a terrible, terrible bet....More
Jun 24, 2014

The Trend Is Your Friend—Until It Ends

It's been 32 months without a market correction, compared to a historical average of 18 months. S....More
Jun 19, 2014

Smart Beta: Just a Fancy Marketing Term?

Portfolio Solutions’ Rick Ferri says, “Nothing fails like success on Wall Street.” Are smart beta strategies simply the flavor of the day?....More
May 29, 2014

Investing Trends: Cash, ETFs In; Annuities Out

More advisors are investing in exchange traded funds and cash than they were eight years ago, while variable and fixed annuities are becoming less....More
May 14, 2014

Looking for Less Risk Than Emerging Markets? Frontier Markets

Frontier markets may be small, but they're less risky than emerging market countries because they don't correlate to each other, according to a....More
May 08, 2014

A Good Predictor of Market Performance? Look Up

Current solar activity has reached a five-year peak. What does that mean for your clients’ investments? A lot, says a new paper published in the....More
May 02, 2014

The Commoditization of Investment Management

A recent article by The Economist says the investment industry is becoming commoditized, due to the rise of index funds. But advisors: you’re just....More
Apr 21, 2014

You’re Going About Asset Allocation All Wrong

Advisors who ignore non-financial assets such as human capital, pension wealth and home location in their asset allocation may be exposing clients to....More
Jan 21, 2014

Bond Guru Mohamed El-Erian to Leave PIMCO

After six years as head of the firm, Mohamed El-Erian will step down from role as CEO and co-chief investment officer of bond giant PIMCO in March....More
Jan 15, 2014

ETF Strategists Still the ‘Wild, Wild West’

Despite huge interest, the ETF managed portfolio space is still considered an immature, fragmented market by ETF pundits....More
Dec 18, 2013

Hedgies to Go After RIAs

Hedge fund managers have a new target client: RIAs. But are they late to the game?....More
Dec 03, 2013

T. Rowe Price: We’re Due for a Correction

What goes up must eventually come down. As speculation starts to rear its ugly head, we’ll likely see a stock market correction sometime next year,....More
Nov 20, 2013

A Better Way to Invest in Social Media

Investors are clamoring for exposure to social media stocks, but many of them are overvalued. Here's an alternative to pure-play social media....More
Nov 07, 2013

TWTR: Hot Now, But It May Burn You!

Twitter’s stock price was up 73 percent in its first day of trading, but that doesn’t mean it’s a prudent investment for your clients. It never pays....More
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