Asset Management http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6619/more en Alternative Alternative Income http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/alternative-alternative-income <div class="node-body article-body">With interest rates at floor level asset managers have ratcheted up their search for yield with alternative income funds. Which ones are best?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/alternative-alternative-income" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/alternative-alternative-income#comments Alternative Investments ETFs Fixed Income Asset Management Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 952811 at http://wealthmanagement.com Cash: The Forgotten Asset Class http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/cash-forgotten-asset-class <div class="field-byline"> Nicholas P. Cheer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many investors have lamented at the lack of investment options for excess cash, and with good reason. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/cash-forgotten-asset-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/cash-forgotten-asset-class#comments Alternative Investments Portfolio Strategy & Asset Allocation Equities Asset Management Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:53:00 +0000 953341 at http://wealthmanagement.com Comstock/Stockbyte/Thinkstock The Robo-Advisor Experiment At The End Of The Second Quarter http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/robo-advisor-experiment-end-second-quarter <div class="field-byline"> Edmond Overbey, </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The day SA published the last update in this series Betterment sent out a notice that was very welcome. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/robo-advisor-experiment-end-second-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/robo-advisor-experiment-end-second-quarter#comments Portfolio Strategy & Asset Allocation Strategies Asset Management Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:57:00 +0000 952991 at http://wealthmanagement.com Comstock/Stockbyte/Thinkstock Duplicating The All-Weather Fund Using Low-Cost ETFs http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/duplicating-all-weather-fund-using-low-cost-etfs <div class="field-byline"> Evin Rohrbaugh </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Everyone in the business knows Ray Dalio is the manager of the world's largest hedge fund, but his portfolio strategy has not always been very accessible by the public.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/duplicating-all-weather-fund-using-low-cost-etfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/duplicating-all-weather-fund-using-low-cost-etfs#comments Portfolio Strategy & Asset Allocation ETFs Asset Management Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:46:00 +0000 951011 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Thos Robinson, Getty Images An Extraordinary Edge You Have As A Small Investor http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/extraordinary-edge-you-have-small-investor <div class="node-body article-body">It goes without saying that capital allocation is a CEO's most important job. How he allocates capital over the long run is what determines the value he creates for the business and its shareholders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/extraordinary-edge-you-have-small-investor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/extraordinary-edge-you-have-small-investor#comments Portfolio Strategy & Asset Allocation Strategies Asset Management Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:40:00 +0000 950881 at http://wealthmanagement.com wgmbh/iStock/Thinkstock Saft on Wealth: Irrationality And Self Interest in Pension Funds http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/saft-wealth-irrationality-and-self-interest-pension-funds <div class="field-byline"> James Saft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Q: What do you call a system in which everyone bets on something they don't really think is going to happen? A: Institutional asset management.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/saft-wealth-irrationality-and-self-interest-pension-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/saft-wealth-irrationality-and-self-interest-pension-funds#comments Mutual Funds Asset Management Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:49:00 +0000 949911 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images The Perils Of Using Moving Averages In Asset Allocation Models http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/perils-using-moving-averages-asset-allocation-models <div class="node-body article-body">Asset allocation models based on moving averages are usually sold on the basis of historical outperformance of the S&amp;P 500 total return at reduced risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/perils-using-moving-averages-asset-allocation-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/perils-using-moving-averages-asset-allocation-models#comments Portfolio Strategy & Asset Allocation Asset Management Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:00:00 +0000 949661 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Scott Olson, Getty Images Managing Spending Needs In Today's Low Interest Rate Environment http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/managing-spending-needs-todays-low-interest-rate-environment <div class="field-byline"> Manning &amp; Napier </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For many investors, the need for current income to support spending needs is a primary investment objective.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/managing-spending-needs-todays-low-interest-rate-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/fixed-income/managing-spending-needs-todays-low-interest-rate-environment#comments Income Investing Strategy Strategies Fixed Income Asset Management Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:10:00 +0000 948971 at http://wealthmanagement.com Sergey_P/iStock/Thinkstock Allocating for All Your Assets, Including Human Capital http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/allocating-all-your-assets-including-human-capital <div class="field-byline"> James Saft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Constructing a portfolio based only on how financial assets will perform and behave ignores many of the investor's biggest assets: earning power, real estate and pension benefits such as social security.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/allocating-all-your-assets-including-human-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/asset-management/allocating-all-your-assets-including-human-capital#comments Equities Asset Management Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:32:00 +0000 945901 at http://wealthmanagement.com CORRECTED-INSIGHT-US funds not bailing on China yet amid free-fall in stocks http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/corrected-insight-us-funds-not-bailing-china-yet-amid-free-fall-stocks <div class="field-byline"> David Randall and Timothy Mclaughlin </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>(In July 9 item, corrects definition of A shares in paragraph 16; corrects paragraph 20 to delete erroneous reference to insurance company stocks)</p> <p>By David Randall and Timothy Mclaughlin</p> <p>NEW YORK, July 9 (Reuters) - As the Chinese stock market free-fall shows no signs of stopping, some U.S.-based fund managers said the government's effort to prop up stock values is having the opposite effect, even as some buy at what they consider panic-driven prices.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/corrected-insight-us-funds-not-bailing-china-yet-amid-free-fall-stocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/corrected-insight-us-funds-not-bailing-china-yet-amid-free-fall-stocks#comments Mutual Funds Asset Management Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:26:03 +0000 940031 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright ChinaFotoPress, Getty Images