Alternative Investments http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Connecticut Hedge Fund Firm in $5 Million SEC Settlement http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/connecticut-hedge-fund-firm-5-million-sec-settlement <div class="node-body article-body">AlphaBridge Capital Management and its two owners will pay about $5 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that they fraudulently inflated the prices of securities in hedge fund portfolios they managed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/connecticut-hedge-fund-firm-5-million-sec-settlement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/connecticut-hedge-fund-firm-5-million-sec-settlement#comments Legal Alternative Investments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:00:00 +0000 935341 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images Canada's Economic Woes: The Collapse In Oil And A Looming Recession http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/canadas-economic-woes-collapse-oil-and-looming-recession <div class="field-byline"> Caiman Valores </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The economic outlook north of the border couldn't be more different than here in the U.S. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/canadas-economic-woes-collapse-oil-and-looming-recession" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/canadas-economic-woes-collapse-oil-and-looming-recession#comments Alternative Investments Macro/Editor's Picks Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:56:00 +0000 935061 at http://wealthmanagement.com Dennis Maloney/iStock/Thinkstock Smarter Than Smart Beta? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/smarter-smart-beta <div class="node-body blog-body">Is there a smarter approach than smart beta? New York-based advisory firm Gerstein Fisher thinks so, according to a comprehensive examination conducted by the firm looking at the last 40 years of fundamental indexing.</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/smarter-smart-beta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/smarter-smart-beta#comments Markets Alternative Investments Blogs Strategies ETFs The Daily Brief Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:00:00 +0000 934501 at http://wealthmanagement.com Bill Gross Warns Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, ETFs Vulnerable in Liquidity Pullback http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/bill-gross-warns-mutual-funds-hedge-funds-etfs-vulnerable-liquidity-pullback <div class="field-byline"> Jennifer Ablan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bond investing guru Bill Gross on Tuesday warned investors and markets that mutual funds, hedge funds and exchange-traded funds are most vulnerable when liquidity becomes scarce.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/bill-gross-warns-mutual-funds-hedge-funds-etfs-vulnerable-liquidity-pullback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/bill-gross-warns-mutual-funds-hedge-funds-etfs-vulnerable-liquidity-pullback#comments Alternative Investments Strategies ETFs Mutual Funds Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:51:00 +0000 934051 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Mark Wilson, Getty Images The Proliferation of Alts Continues http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/proliferation-alts-continues <div class="node-body blog-body">Global assets in alternative investments are expected to grow from $11.3 trillion today to $15.3 trillion by 2020, according to a new report by PwC.</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/proliferation-alts-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/proliferation-alts-continues#comments People Technology Alternative Investments Blogs High Net Worth The Daily Brief Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:00:00 +0000 933521 at http://wealthmanagement.com Tough Choices: Alternative Funds In 2015 http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/tough-choices-alternative-funds-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">There has been a flood of liquid alts hitting the market, some designed to dampen volatility and some to enhance returns. But only these three categories have beaten the equities market in 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/tough-choices-alternative-funds-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/tough-choices-alternative-funds-2015#comments Alternative Investments Mutual Funds Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:05:00 +0000 930681 at http://wealthmanagement.com Pinkypills/iStock/Thinkstock Gay Marriage Stimulus? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/gay-marriage-stimulus <div class="node-body blog-body">Friday’s Supreme Court decision to extend marriage equality nationwide could have a significant financial impact. </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/gay-marriage-stimulus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/gay-marriage-stimulus#comments Industry People RIAs Technology Alternative Investments Blogs The Daily Brief Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:00:00 +0000 931961 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Many Roles of Annuities http://wealthmanagement.com/annuities/many-roles-annuities <div class="field-byline"> Alex Coppola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These types of guaranteed income products can address a number of financial planning challenges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/annuities/many-roles-annuities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/annuities/many-roles-annuities#comments Alternative Investments Annuities Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:23:00 +0000 930451 at http://wealthmanagement.com Are Activist Funds Getting Too Popular? http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/are-activist-funds-getting-too-popular <div class="node-body article-body">Activist funds are hot right now, but advisors may want to let the space cool off before jumping in. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/are-activist-funds-getting-too-popular" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/are-activist-funds-getting-too-popular#comments Alternative Investments Strategies Equities Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:13:00 +0000 928151 at http://wealthmanagement.com tai11/iStock/Thinkstock Here We Go Again http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/here-we-go-again <div class="node-body article-body">Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) have once again experienced a significant pullback. The group is down approximately 8% since May 1, 2015.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/here-we-go-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/here-we-go-again#comments Alternative Investments Income Investing Strategy Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:03:00 +0000 927411 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Dave McNew, Getty Images