Asset Management en Saft on Wealth: Buffett Hoards Cash, Individuals' Holdings Hit 14-Year Low <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> The best investor in the world is going in exactly the opposite direction to a class of people often reputed to be among the worst </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Individual investors have been cutting back on cash in portfolios, the exact reverse of what Warren Buffett has been doing at Berkshire Hathaway.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Strategies Asset Management Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:44:00 +0000 634631 at Copyright Paul Morigi, Getty Images These ETFs are Great for Plugging Holes in Your Portfolio <div class="field-byline"> Ryan Barnes for &lt;a href=&quot;;&gt;CapitalCube&lt;/a&gt; </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With market volatility at the highest levels we've seen in some time, investors are rightly nervous about how the next few months will unfold. But that may be all the more reason to take a step back and focus on overall asset allocations and longer-term return goals.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Asset Management Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:08:00 +0000 623811 at McKinsey: Alternative Investments to Grab Up to 40 Percent of Revenues by 2020 <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> Fees to boost alternatives past hedge funds, private equity funds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hedge funds, private equity funds and other alternative investments will command up to 40 percent of the asset management industry's global revenues by 2020 as investors seek them for safety and consistent returns, consulting firm McKinsey &amp; Co said on Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alternative Investments Durable Portfolios Asset Management Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:49:00 +0000 623321 at Fuse/Thinkstock Asset Management Growth Belies Systemic Decline in Revenue <div class="node-body article-body">Asset managers rode the wave of strong equity markets in 2013, but the growth belies the fact that net revenues may never return to pre-crisis levels, a new Boston Consulting Group report shows. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Asset Management Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:28:00 +0000 605761 at Opportunities in the Alternative Asset Marketplace for Advisors: Peer-to-Peer Lending <div class="field-byline"> Reggie Karas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While there is much talk in the media about P2P lending firms, very little ink is currently being spilled about how these changes also affect the role of many of the investment industry’s essential service providers—such as qualified custodians. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asset Protection Asset Management Investment Wealth Planning Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:47:00 +0000 586221 at Andrey Popov/iStock/Thinkstock Millionaires' Top Five Investing Mistakes <div class="node-body gallery-body">There are many mistakes to be made when investing. But some are more common (and more costly) than others.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2014 Morningstar Investment Conference Asset Protection Asset Management Investment Wealth Planning Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:20:00 +0000 575171 at <p>Copyright Robert Byron/Hemera/Thinkstock</p> "Freak Out Time is Coming” <div class="field-deck"> J.P. Morgan Asset Management fixed-income strategist William Eigen warns of dangers lurking in bond market </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Investors who think they are getting some safety in high-yield bond strategies will be shocked at how badly they do when interest rates rise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IMCA 2014 Annual Conference Strategies Fixed Income Asset Management Mon, 05 May 2014 18:25:00 +0000 552351 at <p>William Eigen</p> The Commoditization of Investment Management <div class="node-body blog-body">A recent article by The Economist says the investment industry is becoming commoditized, due to the rise of index funds. But advisors: you’re just fine, for now.</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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blogs Asset Management Yield of Dreams Fri, 02 May 2014 20:53:00 +0000 551081 at <p>Credit Spike Gerrell via <em>The Economist</em>.&nbsp;</p> XY Planning Network Explores Partnership with Betterment <div class="node-body blog-body">Many advisors fear that online investment platforms will take their jobs. Instead, one group of advisors is learning to use the technology to their advantage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/indie-advisor">Indie Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Blogs Technology Asset Management Indie Advisor Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:14:00 +0000 540091 at The Perils of Market Neutral Funds <div class="node-body article-body">Strategies once available only to institutions, these investments are open to retail investors through exchange traded products. But buyer beware.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Markets Strategies ETFs Mutual Funds Asset Management Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:27:00 +0000 508521 at