- John Hancock steps up to support for liquid alternatives in defined contribution plans. University endowments allocate 53% to alternatives, but most retail-class investors are stuck with long-only stock and bond funds. As straightforward as the Tortoise and the Hare
- As if investors needed another reason to be bullish about stocks, now the holiday shopping season looks extra festive. Look out, Black Friday
- Be thankful for a little bit of market timing heading into Thanksgiving. Seasonality Timing System
- Drones are taking the next generation of explorers to the edge, without ever having to get off the sofa. Degrees in drone piloting could be worth $100k a year.
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