Alternative Investments http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en With Multialternative Funds, It’s Buyer Beware, Morningstar Says http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/multialternative-funds-it-s-buyer-beware-morningstar-says <div class="node-body blog-body">Multialternative funds are the most popular liquid alts category, but they’re plagued by high fees and lackluster performance.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/multialternative-funds-it-s-buyer-beware-morningstar-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/multialternative-funds-it-s-buyer-beware-morningstar-says#comments Alternative Investments Yield of Dreams Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:11:00 +0000 1224691 at http://wealthmanagement.com A Hedge Fund Manager’s View on Liquid Alternatives http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/hedge-fund-manager-s-view-liquid-alternatives <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Beer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While adoption of liquid alts is trending down, I predict we’ll see a resurgence of hedge fund replication.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/hedge-fund-manager-s-view-liquid-alternatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/hedge-fund-manager-s-view-liquid-alternatives#comments Alternative Investments Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:42:00 +0000 1224191 at http://wealthmanagement.com solarseven/iStock/Thinkstock Gold Veteran Says Brexit May Be Start of ‘Major Bull Market’ http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/gold-veteran-says-brexit-may-be-start-major-bull-market <div class="field-byline"> Ranjeetha Pakiam and Angie Lau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gold may stand at the start of a major bull market should the U.K.’s Brexit vote prove to be a forerunner of greater political and financial instability around the world.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/gold-veteran-says-brexit-may-be-start-major-bull-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/gold-veteran-says-brexit-may-be-start-major-bull-market#comments Alternative Investments Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:50:00 +0000 1221511 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Mario Tama, Getty Images Chinese Insurers Run "Titanic" Risks for Titanic Returns http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/chinese-insurers-run-titanic-risks-titanic-returns <div class="field-byline"> Sumeet Chatterjee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Years of breakneck growth for China's top insurers has been partly fuelled by a splurge on risky investment products that could punch multi-billion-dollar holes in their balance sheets if the slowing economy triggers heavy debt defaults.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/chinese-insurers-run-titanic-risks-titanic-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/chinese-insurers-run-titanic-risks-titanic-returns#comments Alternative Investments Insurance Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:00:00 +0000 1219531 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright China Photos, Getty Images Fidelity Labs Cooks Up Student Loan Repayment Tool http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/fidelity-labs-cooks-student-loan-repayment-tool <div class="node-body blog-body">Fidelity Labs creates tool to help repay student loans, robos come to liquid alts and new Merrill Lynch offices in Midtown Manhattan.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/fidelity-labs-cooks-student-loan-repayment-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/fidelity-labs-cooks-student-loan-repayment-tool#comments Technology Alternative Investments Blogs Wirehouse The Daily Brief Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0000 1214701 at http://wealthmanagement.com For Top U.S. Hedge Funds, a Painful Date With the Tax Man Looms http://wealthmanagement.com/high-net-worth/top-us-hedge-funds-painful-date-tax-man-looms <div class="field-byline"> Katherine Burton and Margaret Collins </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The tax man cometh for some of the richest money managers in the U.S. They’ve had eight years to dream up a dodge. So far, no luck.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/high-net-worth/top-us-hedge-funds-painful-date-tax-man-looms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/high-net-worth/top-us-hedge-funds-painful-date-tax-man-looms#comments Taxes Alternative Investments High Net Worth Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:59:00 +0000 1214541 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Hedge fund managers like George Soros could face a tax bill in the billions of dollars once a loophole is closed on Dec. 31, 2017.</p> Copyright Win McNamee, Getty Images Soft Commodities: The Quiet Bull Market http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/soft-commodities-quiet-bull-market <div class="node-body article-body">Rarely do the soft, or luxury goods, get much press, but they have been active over recent months.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/soft-commodities-quiet-bull-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/soft-commodities-quiet-bull-market#comments Alternative Investments Macro/Editor's Picks Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:21:00 +0000 1213161 at http://wealthmanagement.com Seven Elements of Private Equity Manager Selection http://wealthmanagement.com/high-net-worth/seven-elements-private-equity-manager-selection <div class="node-body gallery-body">Because the primary driver of returns in private equity is not market beta but rather the manager’s ability to successfully find, improve and exit their investments, it is critical to carefully evaluate a manager before investing.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/high-net-worth/seven-elements-private-equity-manager-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/high-net-worth/seven-elements-private-equity-manager-selection#comments Alternative Investments High Net Worth Asset Management Fri, 17 Jun 2016 16:05:00 +0000 1211691 at http://wealthmanagement.com Alternative Investing: Investing In Timber http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alternative-investing-investing-timber <div class="node-body article-body">Investing in the same alternative asset classes that Yale endowment or large pension funds do is not easy for the average investor.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alternative-investing-investing-timber" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alternative-investing-investing-timber#comments Alternative Investments Portfolio Strategy & Asset Allocation Wed, 15 Jun 2016 19:53:00 +0000 1211141 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Sean Gallup, Getty Images As Wall Street Frets Over Trump, a Sure-Fire Short Trade Emerges http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/wall-street-frets-over-trump-sure-fire-short-trade-emerges <div class="field-byline"> Isabella Cota and Benjamin Bain </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How do you hedge against a Donald Trump presidency? It’s a question Wall Street traders are increasingly asking.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/wall-street-frets-over-trump-sure-fire-short-trade-emerges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/wall-street-frets-over-trump-sure-fire-short-trade-emerges#comments Markets Alternative Investments Equities Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:48:00 +0000 1208561 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Charlie Leight, Getty Images