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Reforming compensation practices in the retail alternatives space

June 20, 2017

It's become increasingly clear that, while the investment goals of retail alternative products are crucial to investor portfolios, a number of alternative product sponsors should seriously consider moving towards a cost and compensation model...

How should investors approach infrastructure?

August 3, 2017

Infrastructure provides the foundation of our daily lives. For equity investors, it also offers plenty of enticing opportunities. Improving and expanding the country's infrastructure involves more than building roads and bridges. While efficient...

A 2016 dry spell for mergers and IPOs

March 23, 2016

So far this year, the deal-making business has been in the tank. Mergers and IPOs have dropped to a level not seen since the last recession. Dubbed the “cooling off” effect. Looking before leaping into high-dividend-yielding mutual funds....

The market wild card called Trump

March 10, 2016

Who's better for the markets? Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? David Lafferty, chief market strategist at Natixis Asset Management, says it's Hillary. "Trump is really the wild card. I think the markets don't like uncertainty." Some the best...

BDC sponsor throws fundraising bash for Hillary Clinton

January 28, 2016

A leading sponsor of business development companies — alternative investments that could be hurt by the Department of Labor's proposed fiduciary rule — threw a gala fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton Wednesday...

Almost nobody is good at timing the market

April 27, 2016

The temptation to try and time the market will always be there. But don't kid yourself because most of us are lousy market timers. The impact of emotions and risk aversion. It is time to be wary of those energy-company dividends. They are not...

Withdrawal from Paris accord will spur interest in ESG, advisers say

June 1, 2017

President Donald J. Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord and renegotiate its terms won't lessen the need for environmental, social and governance investing, financial advisers say. Rather, it will increase it. In the United...

Oaktree Capital to take over two Fifth Street BDCs in $320 million deal

July 17, 2017

Oaktree Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based alternative investments manager, will pay $320 million in cash to Fifth Street Management to become the investment adviser to two business development companies: Fifth Street Finance Corp. and Fifth...

How financial advisers can “bridge the digital” divide

July 10, 2017

The following is an excerpt from a new research paper, “An adviser's guide to understanding investors' digital DNA,” that was co-developed by InvestmentNews Research and Oranj: Digital tools can play a crucial role in moving more individuals...

The loneliness of the long-distance investor: Those uphill runs are murder

February 18, 2014

On Sunday I completed my first major goal of 2014 when I completed a half-marathon. I have jogged a bit for years, but in a moment of New Year's-induced insanity, I committed to run 13.1 miles in front of friends and family, ensuring I'd never...

The Reality of Investing in a Misunderstood Europe

May 1, 2017

George R. Evans, CFA Chief Investment Officer, Equities, Portfolio Manager Investors' perception of the opportunity in European equities has been clouded, but in reality we believe the region is an exciting place to invest. The currency weakness...

Live from Morningstar Best investment ideas heard at the conference

June 13, 2013

> Russ Kinnel, director of mutual fund research at Morningstar Inc.'s, best idea for finding income: “If you want to find opportunities look for a fund, stock or bond yielding a little lower than its peers. We're so focused on higher yielding...

The Takeaway: Wall Street loses its mind again

June 10, 2013

Portfolio Jeff Saut (Ray Jay) on the odds that this is a secular bull market.  (Market Folly) Is the pharma sector at big risk when the Fed removes QE?  (MoneyBeat) Nick Colas explains the "New York Sell, Boston Buy" trade.  (BusinessInsider)...

Variable annuity with guaranteed lifetime withdrawal benefit rider can help advisers provide retirement income stability to clients

September 26, 2014

Many advisers believe that the traditional 4% withdrawal rate for retirement planning is no longer a given in the wake of the recession, increases in longevity and other current concerns. Retirement planning is not a one-size-fits-all process,...

Dispelling dollar doubts

May 7, 2013

It seems to happen every other year, sometimes more frequently. Some matter or other reminds people of the dollar's weak underpinnings, and headlines look for its imminent demise as the world's reserve currency. Usually such claims associate...

12 investment nuggets from Gerald Loeb - 12. Analysts are no help

April 28, 2013

'You don’t need analysts in a bull market, and you don’t want them in a bear market.' (Gerald Loeb was a founding partner of E.F. Hutton & Co., a renowned Wall Street trader and brokerage firm. He was the author of the books The Battle For...

Is Jeffrey Gundlach a leading indicator?

April 9, 2013

Jeffrey Gundlach is best known as one of the best bond fund managers on the planet, but he also has a remarkable knack for predicting where markets are headed. His latest prognostication, however, should trouble advisers and their clients. Quite...

The truth about loss aversion

May 5, 2014

For all the gains we've made in the evolution of market data — now a massive information industry of indices, surveys, and reports — economics continues to fall painfully shy of a hard science. That's why, when it comes to making good investing...

Want to boost returns, lower volatility? Be like Harvard

May 8, 2012

Traditional portfolio management hasn't worked for the past decade, and advisers need to change their investment strategies, Steve Blumenthal, chief executive of Capital Management Group Inc., told advisers Tuesday during a panel discussion...

Is modern portfolio theory bunk?

April 19, 2012

A basic tenet of modern portfolio theory is that investors who are willing to take on greater risk can expect a greater reward. But a new study released this week turns that belief on its head, claiming that less risky stocks, as measured by...

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