Investment en Bond Funds, More Than Equity Funds, Beat the Market <div class="node-body article-body">But don’t believe the alpha advertisements.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equities ETFs Fixed Income Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:05:00 +0000 1334171 at phongphan5922/iStock/Thinkstock 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Client Relationships <div class="field-deck"> October 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Are you prepared for the changing investment environment? In the midst of recent regulatory changes and an increasingly challenging investment environment, strengthening client relationships can be critical for growing your business.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investment White Papers Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:19:00 +0000 1337261 at ETF Gold Mine Is Prize in CBOE’s $3.2 Billion Bats Acquisition <div class="field-byline"> Annie Massa and Matthew Leising </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CBOE Holdings Inc.’s $3.2 billion deal to acquire Bats Global Markets Inc. is some of the strongest evidence yet of exchange-traded funds’ growing importance on Wall Street.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:29:00 +0000 1338131 at Bond Dealers Beat Flash Boys in Treasuries Trading With Clients <div class="field-byline"> Eliza Ronalds-Hannon and Susanne Barton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bond dealers have been bruised but not broken amid the Treasury market’s post-crisis transformation, Tabb Group found.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fixed Income Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:43:00 +0000 1337711 at R3, 8 Banks Successfully Test Intel Blockchain Platform for Bond Trading <div class="node-body article-body">Financial innovation start-up R3 announced that it and eight banks, including HSBC and State Street, have successfully tested a blockchain platform powered by Intel Corp for bond transactions.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Fixed Income Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:09:00 +0000 1336841 at G0d4ather/iStock/Thinkstock The Fed Will Be To Blame <div class="field-byline"> Parke Shall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FOMC, which laughably once talked about four rate hikes this year, has completely lost its way and given up on any type of clinical application of monetary policy.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Macro/Market Outlook Equities Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:19:00 +0000 1337581 at Copyright Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images Alpha And Beta: Getting The Balance Right With Alternatives <div class="field-byline"> Richard Brink </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gaining more in up markets than you lose in down markets is at the heart of success in alternative investments.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alternative Investments Portfolio Strategy & Asset Allocation Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:42:00 +0000 1337251 at The Reason Behind TED’s Widening Spread <div class="node-body article-body">Is it a warning or something else?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:24:00 +0000 1337161 at Diversification Scarcity: Teasing Out the True Value of Hedge <div class="field-byline"> Katie Nixon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Select hedge fund strategies can add value to portfolios, particularly in what appears to be a challenging capital markets environment going forward.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alternative Investments Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:33:00 +0000 1336261 at Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images Developed Market Liquidity Helps Emerging Market Assets <div class="field-byline"> Jose Rasco </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As markets increasingly question the effectiveness of developed markets’ monetary policy to boost growth, fiscal policy is expected to become less stringent in many countries.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sector Investing Equities Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:44:00 +0000 1336131 at