K. Geert Rouwenhorst was among the first to consider commodity futures as an asset class, and his thinking is behind the proliferation of commodity future ETFs. He gave advisors attending the IMCA conference this week a primer on why commodity futures can play a role in an investment portfolio.
JPMorgan Chase & Co and federal authorities are nearing settlements over the bank's relationship with convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff, striking tentative deals that would involve about $2 billion in penalties and a rare criminal action....More
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.
In this excerpt from his book The Alternative Answer, Bob Rice argues that liquid alternatives have brought investment strategies previously reserved for the wealthiest investors to a broader market, and clients are better off for it....More