The proliferation of alternative mutual funds continues, but many have short track records and caution is required, said a Morningstar researcher during a Fidelity alternatives roundtable discussion....More
The industry regulator slapped LPL Financial with a $950,000 fine on Monday, alleging the broker-dealer failed to adequately supervise sales of non-traded REITs and other alternative investment products....More
Today, a wider swath of the investing community is finding it easy to invest in alternatives, including independent broker/dealers. Here are the highest-rated IBDs for access to alternative investments, according to the 2014 IBD Report Card.
Wednesday marked the five-year anniversary of Bernie Madoff's arrest, but how easily investors forget. Here are eight lessons investors should've learned from the Madoff scandal, and some things advisors should be aware of as clients become more scrutinizing.