Mutual Funds en Saft on Wealth: Be Wary if Your Mutual Fund Manager Also Runs Hedge Funds <div class="field-byline"> James Saft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If your mutual fund manager is also managing a hedge fund you may not be getting the best deal.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investment Mutual Funds Wed, 18 May 2016 21:06:00 +0000 1187291 at <p>Side-by-side management has attracted concern over possible conflicts of interest.</p> Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images The Bubble No One Talks About <div class="node-body article-body">The clearest beneficiary of the move towards passive investing through indexed strategies is Vanguard.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Macro/Market Outlook Mutual Funds Mon, 16 May 2016 10:55:00 +0000 1184021 at Vanguard OppenheimerFunds Liquidates Commodities Fund After Years of Loss <div class="field-byline"> Dan Murtaugh </div> <div class="node-body article-body">OppenheimerFunds Inc. is liquidating its 19-year-old commodities fund following years of losses and the worst oil crash in a generation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alternative Investments ETFs Mutual Funds Thu, 12 May 2016 13:43:00 +0000 1181701 at Momentum Growing for Collective Investment Trusts in DC Plans <div class="node-body article-body">If the plan is big enough, there are fewer and fewer reasons for it not to be investing in collective investment trusts.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mutual Funds Retirement Planning Wed, 11 May 2016 16:00:00 +0000 1180871 at Hemera Technologies/ Garland Stepped Aside in 66 Cases Because of Financial Holdings <div class="field-byline"> Greg Stohr </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland disqualified himself for financial reasons from 66 cases that came before him as an appellate judge, stepping aside in clashes involving climate change and mutual funds.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal People Mutual Funds Wed, 11 May 2016 13:39:00 +0000 1180611 at Copyright Mark Wilson, Getty Images Credit Suisse: These Are The Sectors Investors Love and Hate Right Now <div class="field-byline"> Julie Verhage </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At times like these—when the overall market is flat and Wall Street in general doesn't expect the S&P 500 to move much higher through the end of the year—there's even greater interest in figuring out which stocks and sectors will outperform.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Alternative Investments Mutual Funds Wed, 11 May 2016 13:32:00 +0000 1180601 at Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images Will SRI Evolve Beyond a Niche Market? <div class="node-body article-body">Will socially responsible investing remain a niche or find broader appeal? Steve Lydenberg of Domini Funds argues the strategies will earn a mass following as they are based on macro themes of fundamental changes in the environment and society. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mutual Funds Tue, 10 May 2016 16:03:00 +0000 1179131 at <p>Steve&nbsp;Lydenberg, Partner, Strategic Vision at&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Domini">Domini</span>&nbsp;Funds, at the CFA Institute Conference in Montreal.</p> Photo by W. Scott Mitchell Photography LLC Four Alternatives to Bond Funds for Safety <div class="node-body article-body">Bond funds certainly have their role in a portfolio, but risk-averse investors might like something more secure.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mutual Funds Tue, 10 May 2016 14:32:00 +0000 1178541 at Clinton More Conservative Than Trump When It Comes to Investing <div class="field-byline"> Charles Stein </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hillary Clinton tends to tilt conservative when investing her family’s wealth while Donald Trump is a bigger risk taker.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investment People Equities High Net Worth Mutual Funds Asset Management Tue, 10 May 2016 13:41:00 +0000 1179471 at <p>Hillary Clinton tends to tilt conservative when investing her family&rsquo;s wealth while Donald Trump is a bigger risk taker.</p> Saft on Wealth: The Happy Marriage of Activist and Passive Investors <div class="field-byline"> James Saft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Activist and passive investors make unlikely bed-fellows but there is reason to think they work well together.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mutual Funds Asset Management Fri, 06 May 2016 13:10:00 +0000 1175501 at Comstock Images/Stockbyte/Thinkstock