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Morningstar's Papagiannis to deconstruct alts at IN's alternative investments conference

August 27, 2013

Attend the third annual Alternative Investments Conference, Sept. 23-24 in Chicago, and listen to Morningstar's Nadia Papagiannis give an overview of alternatives and the various vehicles through which they can be accessed. Reserve your seat...

Pimco continues to march toward alt investments

August 25, 2013

Bond giant Pacific Investment Management Co. LLC is taking the next step to build itself into an alternatives investments powerhouse by preparing to launch its first managed-futures mutual fund. Pimco on July 16 filed a preliminary prospectus...

Papagiannis to deconstruct alts at IN's alternative investments conference

August 23, 2013

Attend the third annual Alternative Investments Conference, September 23-24 in Chicago, and listen to expert Nadia Papagiannis from Morningstar give an overview of alternatives and the various vehicles through which they can be accessed. Register...

Ron Carson to speak at IN's alts conference

August 21, 2013

Attend the third annual Alternative Investments Conference, September 23-24 and listen to featured speaker Ron Carson, founder and CEO of Carson Wealth Management Group, discuss the various ways of owning investment real estate and the advantages...

Mark Tibergien to speak at IN's Best Practices workshops

July 24, 2013

Attend the first-ever Best Practices Awards and Workshops, September 25 in Chicago, and get the key findings from the 2013 InvestmentNews Adviser Comp & Staffing Study and Technology Study. Mark Tibergien from Pershing Advisor Solutions LLC,...

The Boglification of alternatives

June 24, 2013

When it comes to alternatives, investors are finding out what John Bogle knew many years ago: You get what you don't pay for. A majority of financial advisers and institutions now view fees as the main reason to avoid alternatives, up from 38%...

7 truly alternative investments - Art

April 15, 2013

Clearly, it takes money to make money as British actor Hugh Grant illustrated in 2001 with his $3.6 million purchase of Andy Warhol’s silk-screen print “Simply Liz.” In 2007, that same print sold at auction for $21 million, representing...

Finding value in unpopular alpha

October 23, 2012

I have been talking with advisors recently about alternatives. One of the points I always make is that the definition of alternative investments has varied significantly over time, so it's important to be very specific about what you mean when...

LPL rolls out blockchain separately managed account

June 18, 2018

LPL Financial has rolled out a new blockchain strategy separately managed account that LPL's advisers can offer their clients or use to build client portfolios. Blockchain is the driving force behind bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies,...

Schorsch REIT listing a billion-dollar disaster for investors

July 30, 2018

The history of nontraded real estate investment trusts is littered with stories of companies that appear to have value and promise one day only to reveal a hideous portrait the next. Several REITs that raised money in the years before the 2008...

Rise in offbeat investments correlated to 'correlation crisis'

October 28, 2012

The uncertain economic outlook for at least the next five years — along with “a correlation crisis” — should lead to increased use of unusual investments, according to alternative investments strategist Gabriel Burstein. Speaking Monday...

Study: Alternatives ETFs buck trend

September 16, 2012

Financial advisers are increasingly using exchange-traded funds for their alternative strategies even as interest in alternatives seems to be slowing down, according to a new report by Cogent Research LLC. The use of alternatives ETFs among...

Dram of liquid gold

February 19, 2012

Whatever its other virtues, whiskey does not spring to mind as an alternative investment. Recent auction prices, however, suggest that rethinking the term “liquid assets” may be in order. Buyers who purchased the top 250 collectible bottles...

Most advisers wish they knew more about alternatives, but...

October 10, 2011

Even though the majority of advisers are not as well-versed on the subject of alternative investments as they might like, few are deterred from discussing them with clients — or actually putting them to use in their clients' portfolios. InvestmentNews...

Trump's tax plan could fuel rally in MLP investments

May 11, 2017

If the Trump administration's tax-reform plan gains traction, investors in master limited partnerships could be among the beneficiaries, which means financial advisers might want to start sharpening their pencils for some number crunching. President...

Alternative-strategy funds thrive despite spotty record

July 24, 2011

Advisers are pouring money into mutual funds that employ alternative strategies, a sign that they are still looking to reduce risk in their clients' portfolios despite a market rebound. Meanwhile, many of the funds sporting alternative strategies...

2011 InvestmentNews Alternative Investments Conference Supplement

October 28, 2011

2011 InvestmentNews Alternative Investments Conference Supplement

Experts: Alternatives a mandatory allocation

October 9, 2011

Alternative investments have become compulsory in recent years as investors have sought gains in all kinds of markets, according to investment experts. “Every adviser should allocate some capital to hedged equity,” James K. Dilworth, founder...

Gold near $1,900 set to go 'parabolic,' analyst warns

August 22, 2011

Gold's rally to a record near $1,900 an ounce pushed the metal to overbought levels according to technical analysis tools, as economist Dennis Gartman said prices will go “parabolic.” Bullion's relative strength index has topped 70 since...

Pooling resources creates a wealth of alternative assets

July 24, 2011

Alternatives are such an integral part of Matrix Wealth Advisors Inc.’s philosophy that the fee-only firm has a pooled fund devoted to the category. The three-year-old fund, the Matrix Private Opportunities Fund I LLC, comprises 18 underlying...

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