Investment http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6608/more en Bond Funds, More Than Equity Funds, Beat the Market http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/bond-funds-more-equity-funds-beat-market <div class="node-body article-body">But don’t believe the alpha advertisements.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/bond-funds-more-equity-funds-beat-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/bond-funds-more-equity-funds-beat-market#comments Equities ETFs Fixed Income Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:05:00 +0000 1334171 at http://wealthmanagement.com phongphan5922/iStock/Thinkstock 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Client Relationships http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/5-ways-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="http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/5-ways-strengthen-your-client-relationships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/5-ways-strengthen-your-client-relationships#comments Investment White Papers Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:19:00 +0000 1337261 at http://wealthmanagement.com ETF Gold Mine Is Prize in CBOE’s $3.2 Billion Bats Acquisition http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/etf-gold-mine-prize-cboe-s-32-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="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/etf-gold-mine-prize-cboe-s-32-billion-bats-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/etf-gold-mine-prize-cboe-s-32-billion-bats-acquisition#comments ETFs Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:29:00 +0000 1338131 at http://wealthmanagement.com Bond Dealers Beat Flash Boys in Treasuries Trading With Clients http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/bond-dealers-beat-flash-boys-treasuries-trading-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="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/bond-dealers-beat-flash-boys-treasuries-trading-clients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/bond-dealers-beat-flash-boys-treasuries-trading-clients#comments Fixed Income Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:43:00 +0000 1337711 at http://wealthmanagement.com R3, 8 Banks Successfully Test Intel Blockchain Platform for Bond Trading http://wealthmanagement.com/technology/r3-8-banks-successfully-test-intel-blockchain-platform-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="http://wealthmanagement.com/technology/r3-8-banks-successfully-test-intel-blockchain-platform-bond-trading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/technology/r3-8-banks-successfully-test-intel-blockchain-platform-bond-trading#comments Technology Fixed Income Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:09:00 +0000 1336841 at http://wealthmanagement.com G0d4ather/iStock/Thinkstock The Fed Will Be To Blame http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/fed-will-be-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="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/fed-will-be-blame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/fed-will-be-blame#comments Macro/Market Outlook Equities Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:19:00 +0000 1337581 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images Alpha And Beta: Getting The Balance Right With Alternatives http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alpha-and-beta-getting-balance-right-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="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alpha-and-beta-getting-balance-right-alternatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alpha-and-beta-getting-balance-right-alternatives#comments Alternative Investments Portfolio Strategy & Asset Allocation Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:42:00 +0000 1337251 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Reason Behind TED’s Widening Spread http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/reason-behind-ted-s-widening-spread <div class="node-body article-body">Is it a warning or something else?</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/reason-behind-ted-s-widening-spread" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/reason-behind-ted-s-widening-spread#comments ETFs Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:24:00 +0000 1337161 at http://wealthmanagement.com Diversification Scarcity: Teasing Out the True Value of Hedge http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/diversification-scarcity-teasing-out-true-value-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="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/diversification-scarcity-teasing-out-true-value-hedge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/diversification-scarcity-teasing-out-true-value-hedge#comments Alternative Investments Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:33:00 +0000 1336261 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images Developed Market Liquidity Helps Emerging Market Assets http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/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="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/developed-market-liquidity-helps-emerging-market-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/developed-market-liquidity-helps-emerging-market-assets#comments Sector Investing Equities Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:44:00 +0000 1336131 at http://wealthmanagement.com