Alternative Investments http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Investors Tell Hedge Funds They Want Lower Fees - Survey http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/investors-tell-hedge-funds-they-want-lower-fees-survey <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Institutional investors are sending a strong message to hedge funds after last year's largely lackluster returns: charge us less and perform better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/investors-tell-hedge-funds-they-want-lower-fees-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/investors-tell-hedge-funds-they-want-lower-fees-survey#comments Alternative Investments Strategies Asset Management Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:12:00 +0000 794801 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images Paulson Holds Gold ETF in Q4 but Cuts Back on Some Miners http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/paulson-holds-gold-etf-q4-cuts-back-some-miners <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hedge fund Paulson &amp; Co kept its stake in the gold-backed exchange-traded fund SPDR Gold Trust unchanged for a fifth straight quarter in the three months ending Dec. 31, a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed on Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/paulson-holds-gold-etf-q4-cuts-back-some-miners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/paulson-holds-gold-etf-q4-cuts-back-some-miners#comments Alternative Investments ETFs Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:20:00 +0000 785061 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>John Paulson cut his stake in South African gold mine Gold Fields Ltd by 40 percent.</p> Copyright Christopher Furlong, Getty Images High-Quality Managers Define New Wave of Alternative Mutual Funds http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/high-quality-managers-define-new-wave-alternative-mutual-funds <div class="field-byline"> John Culbertson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advisors, and investors to some extent, are becoming much more educated about what to expect with alternative mutual funds</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/high-quality-managers-define-new-wave-alternative-mutual-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/high-quality-managers-define-new-wave-alternative-mutual-funds#comments Alternative Investments Mutual Funds Investment Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:58:00 +0000 776501 at http://wealthmanagement.com svanhorn/iStock/Thinkstock Where Is The Hedge? http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/where-hedge <div class="field-deck"> What it means to be the “best” alternative. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Real estate was the best performing alternative investment last year. But that doesn’t mean it was the best one for your portfolio. Here’s how to think about success in alternative investing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/where-hedge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/where-hedge#comments Alternative Investments Real Estate Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:05:00 +0000 767221 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Alternative investments aren&#39;t meant to replace core holdings, only to augment them.</p> Playing the Energy Decline in Emerging Markets http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/playing-energy-decline-emerging-markets <div class="field-deck"> The sharp drop in energy prices will have ramifications across emerging markets. But there are bargains to be had—if you look in the right places. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The sharp drop in energy prices will have ramifications across emerging markets. But there are bargains to be had—if you look in the right places. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/playing-energy-decline-emerging-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/playing-energy-decline-emerging-markets#comments Alternative Investments ETFs Fixed Income Investment Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:05:00 +0000 761771 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>The sharp drop in crude-oil prices and the possibility of more quantitative easing by the European Central Bank are just some of the issues investors will deal with across markets.</p> Recap: The Best and the Worst in Alternative Investment ETFs http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/recap-best-and-worst-alternative-investment-etfs <div class="field-deck"> It all depends on how you measure success </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It all depends on how you measure success</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/recap-best-and-worst-alternative-investment-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/recap-best-and-worst-alternative-investment-etfs#comments Alternative Investments Strategies ETFs Investment Fri, 02 Jan 2015 14:43:00 +0000 742791 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Daily Brief: Who Are Financial Advisors Most Afraid of? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-who-are-financial-advisors-most-afraid <div class="node-body blog-body">A poll conducted by the Wall Street Journal’s Risk and Compliance Bureau found that Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White was the most feared regulator of 2014.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-who-are-financial-advisors-most-afraid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-who-are-financial-advisors-most-afraid#comments Legal People Alternative Investments Blogs The Daily Brief Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:00:00 +0000 741421 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Copyright Win McNamee, Getty Images</em></p> Alternatives for Everyday Investors http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alternatives-everyday-investors <div class="field-byline"> Taylor Smith </div> <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Behringer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As usage of alternative investments becomes more widespread, advisors may want to consider adding them to clients’ portfolios.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alternatives-everyday-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alternatives-everyday-investors#comments Alternative Investments Real Estate Equities Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:40:00 +0000 711591 at http://wealthmanagement.com Alternatives for Diversification http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alternatives-diversification <div class="field-byline"> Taylor Smith </div> <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Behringer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Traditional asset allocation may not provide the protection it used to—but alternative investments can help.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alternatives-diversification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alternatives-diversification#comments Alternative Investments Equities Fixed Income Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:24:00 +0000 711631 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images The Virtues of Private Investments http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/virtues-private-investments <div class="field-byline"> Taylor Smith </div> <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Behringer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Private investments can add diversification and growth potential to investor portfolios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/virtues-private-investments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/virtues-private-investments#comments Alternative Investments Equities Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:45:00 +0000 733821 at http://wealthmanagement.com Sergey_P/iStock/Thinkstock