Alternative Investments http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Are Real Estate ETF Yields Still a Bargain? http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/are-real-estate-etf-yields-still-bargain <div class="node-body article-body">REITs traditionally have acted like equities until recently, as yield-starved investors look to them for income. But is there an inherent duration risk in real estate trusts?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/are-real-estate-etf-yields-still-bargain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/are-real-estate-etf-yields-still-bargain#comments Alternative Investments Real Estate ETFs Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:19:00 +0000 714461 at http://wealthmanagement.com U.S. Managed Assets With Socially Responsible Criteria Rise - Report http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/us-managed-assets-socially-responsible-criteria-rise-report <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The share of U.S. managed assets invested with environmental, social or similar criteria rose 50 percent over the past two years, a foundation that tracks the field said, because of new disclosure standards and client concern about areas like climate change.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/us-managed-assets-socially-responsible-criteria-rise-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/strategies/us-managed-assets-socially-responsible-criteria-rise-report#comments Alternative Investments Strategies Asset Management Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:30:00 +0000 711561 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Alex Wong, Getty Images Drowning in Liquid Alts http://wealthmanagement.com/impact-2014/drowning-liquid-alts <div class="field-deck"> Goldman Sachs recognizes 298 funds as true liquid alts, spread out over five broad categories </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Liquid alternative mutual funds have exploded in popularity, yet most advisors aren’t using them properly, a Goldman Sachs analyst argued at Schwab’s annual IMPACT conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/impact-2014/drowning-liquid-alts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/impact-2014/drowning-liquid-alts#comments Alternative Investments IMPACT 2014 Mutual Funds Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:32:00 +0000 699251 at http://wealthmanagement.com Editor's Letter: November 2014 http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-november-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Liquid Alts Look to Prove Themselves </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since the financial crisis, the money has poured into liquid alts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-november-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-november-2014#comments Alternative Investments Commentary Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:34:00 +0000 691331 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>David Armstrong</p> Going Beyond 'Crowdfunding' http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/going-beyond-crowdfunding <div class="field-byline"> Michael Raneri </div> <div class="field-deck"> How the JOBS Act is helping issuers and investors improve capital flow via alternative investments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Michael Raneri, CEO, Venovate; How the JOBS Act is helping issuers and investors improve capital flow via alternative investments</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/going-beyond-crowdfunding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/going-beyond-crowdfunding#comments Alternative Investments Viewpoints Investment Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:15:00 +0000 678821 at http://wealthmanagement.com LewisTsePuiLung/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock <p>Michael Raneri, CEO, Venovate</p> Growing Pains for Hedge Funds in the Liquid Alts Space http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/growing-pains-hedge-funds-liquid-alts-space <div class="node-body blog-body">The transition into liquid alternatives has not been an easy one for hedge fund managers, but ‘fund adoption’ could be the next wave of growth, says 361 Capital. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/growing-pains-hedge-funds-liquid-alts-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/growing-pains-hedge-funds-liquid-alts-space#comments Markets Alternative Investments Blogs Yield of Dreams Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:23:00 +0000 676071 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Photo Credit: ThinkStock/Gunter BAhr</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Are Advisors Disillusioned with Alternatives? http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/are-advisors-disillusioned-alternatives <div class="node-body article-body">Some advisors are dialing back on alternatives and more are avoiding them altogether, according to a recent Wealthmanagement.com benchmarking report. Some blame a bull market in stocks as clients chase performance over diversification and low volatility strategies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/are-advisors-disillusioned-alternatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/are-advisors-disillusioned-alternatives#comments Industry Alternative Investments Independent Life Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:35:00 +0000 673641 at http://wealthmanagement.com Photo by jesadaphorn/ThinkStock Women More Exposed to Alternative Investments Than Men http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/women-more-exposed-alternative-investments-men <div class="node-body blog-body">Female high-net-worth investors have more of their portfolio in alternative investments, like hedge funds and commodities, than men. They are also more liable to use financial advisors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/women-more-exposed-alternative-investments-men" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/women-more-exposed-alternative-investments-men#comments Alternative Investments Blogs Advisor Intelligence Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:00:00 +0000 663971 at http://wealthmanagement.com New Opportunities in the Alternative Asset Marketplace http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/new-opportunities-alternative-asset-marketplace <div class="node-body article-body">VIEWPOINTS: Reggie Karas, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Alternative Solutions Group, Millennium Trust; Not only are alternatives gathering renewed momentum among institutional and high-net-worth (HNW) investors, but there is also growing interest from financial advisors and their clients.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/new-opportunities-alternative-asset-marketplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/new-opportunities-alternative-asset-marketplace#comments Alternative Investments Strategies Viewpoints Investment Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:20:00 +0000 662181 at http://wealthmanagement.com alzay/iStock/Thinkstock <p>Reggie Karas, Senior Vice President &amp; Managing Director, Alternative Solutions Group, Millennium Trust</p> More People Buying Art as Investment http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/more-people-buying-art-investment <div class="node-body blog-body">Could art finally be earning a seat at the investment table? A new survey indicates it could be.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/more-people-buying-art-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/more-people-buying-art-investment#comments Markets Alternative Investments Blogs Advisor Intelligence Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:23:00 +0000 660491 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Copyright Sean Gallup, Getty Images&nbsp;</p>