Yield of Dreams http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/15187/feed Casting a gimlet-eye on asset management issues. en Growing Pains for Hedge Funds in the Liquid Alts Space http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/growing-pains-hedge-funds-liquid-alts-space <div class="node-body blog-body">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 361 Capital. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/growing-pains-hedge-funds-liquid-alts-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/growing-pains-hedge-funds-liquid-alts-space#comments Alternative Investments Blogs Markets Yield of Dreams Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:23:00 +0000 676071 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Photo Credit: ThinkStock/Gunter BAhr</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Bonds Aren’t Dead Yet. Here’s Why. http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bonds-aren-t-dead-yet-here-s-why <div class="node-body blog-body">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. Here’s why bonds aren’t dead yet. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bonds-aren-t-dead-yet-here-s-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bonds-aren-t-dead-yet-here-s-why#comments Blogs ETFs Fixed Income Yield of Dreams Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:02:00 +0000 593701 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p class="p1"><a href="http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/search/2/image?artist=Chris+Harvey&amp;family=Creative" style="font-size: 13px;">Chris Harvey</a>/<span style="font-size: 13px;">Hemera/ThinkStock</span></p> The Trend Is Your Friend—Until It Ends http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/trend-your-friend-until-it-ends <div class="node-body blog-body">It's been 32 months without a market correction, compared to a historical average of 18 months. S&P Capital IQ's Sam Stovall says we're overdue for a decline of 10 to 20 percent. A bear market is another story...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/trend-your-friend-until-it-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/trend-your-friend-until-it-ends#comments Blogs Markets Equities Yield of Dreams Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:19:00 +0000 591331 at http://wealthmanagement.com Smart Beta: Just a Fancy Marketing Term? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/smart-beta-just-fancy-marketing-term <div class="node-body blog-body">Portfolio Solutions’ Rick Ferri says, “Nothing fails like success on Wall Street.” Are smart beta strategies simply the flavor of the day?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/smart-beta-just-fancy-marketing-term" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/smart-beta-just-fancy-marketing-term#comments 2014 Morningstar Investment Conference Blogs Yield of Dreams Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:55:00 +0000 587581 at http://wealthmanagement.com Investing Trends: Cash, ETFs In; Annuities Out http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/investing-trends-cash-etfs-annuities-out <div class="node-body blog-body">More advisors are investing in exchange traded funds and cash than they were eight years ago, while variable and fixed annuities are becoming less popular, according to an FPA survey.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/investing-trends-cash-etfs-annuities-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/investing-trends-cash-etfs-annuities-out#comments Blogs Markets Pershing INSITE2014 ETFs Yield of Dreams Thu, 29 May 2014 17:50:00 +0000 572011 at http://wealthmanagement.com Looking for Less Risk Than Emerging Markets? Frontier Markets http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/looking-less-risk-emerging-markets-frontier-markets <div class="node-body blog-body">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 portfolio manager at Envestnet's Advisor Summit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/looking-less-risk-emerging-markets-frontier-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/looking-less-risk-emerging-markets-frontier-markets#comments Blogs Envestnet Equities Yield of Dreams Wed, 14 May 2014 22:51:00 +0000 560111 at http://wealthmanagement.com A Good Predictor of Market Performance? Look Up http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/good-predictor-market-performance-look <div class="node-body blog-body">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 Journal of Financial Economics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/good-predictor-market-performance-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/good-predictor-market-performance-look#comments Blogs Investment Yield of Dreams Thu, 08 May 2014 20:01:00 +0000 555671 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Commoditization of Investment Management http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/commoditization-investment-management <div class="node-body blog-body">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 fine, for now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/commoditization-investment-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/commoditization-investment-management#comments Blogs Asset Management Yield of Dreams Fri, 02 May 2014 20:53:00 +0000 551081 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Credit Spike Gerrell via <em>The Economist</em>.&nbsp;</p> You’re Going About Asset Allocation All Wrong http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/you-re-going-about-asset-allocation-all-wrong <div class="node-body blog-body">Advisors who ignore non-financial assets such as human capital, pension wealth and home location in their asset allocation may be exposing clients to significant risks, according to Morningstar. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/you-re-going-about-asset-allocation-all-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/you-re-going-about-asset-allocation-all-wrong#comments Blogs Industry Strategies Investment Yield of Dreams Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:13:00 +0000 541291 at http://wealthmanagement.com Bond Guru Mohamed El-Erian to Leave PIMCO http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bond-guru-mohamed-el-erian-leave-pimco <div class="node-body blog-body">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. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bond-guru-mohamed-el-erian-leave-pimco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bond-guru-mohamed-el-erian-leave-pimco#comments Blogs People Fixed Income Yield of Dreams Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:46:00 +0000 477161 at http://wealthmanagement.com