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Huge Marketfield Fund suffering outflows as performance wanes
Manager of the long-short fund calls asset decline 'natural organic redemption' but others see investor focus on return.
SEC advisory panel recommends new approach to accredited investor label
Group suggests gauging sophistication of individuals based on knowledge, or limiting the portion of a portfolio that can be invested in private placements.
Nontransparent ETFs a step backward
Less transparency for new products seems in conflict with the SEC's interest in increased disclosure of mutual fund holdings.
Exclusive: New research service redefines 'liquid alts' for advisers
Money manager says new definition will help determine whether funds are delivering on their promises.
What Scotland's 'no' vote means for markets
Today's Breakfast with Benjamin: What Scotland's 'no' vote might mean for the markets, Alibaba's IPO prices in record territory, the 'dumb money' is getting smarter, and gold continues to slide.
Is Calpers' move away from hedge funds a bellwether for advisers?
If major institutions cannot justify hedge fund investing, where should advisers turn for alternative asset exposure?
This week's stories that financial advisers can't miss
A scandalous lawsuit, new data on the growth of independent firms, and the rest of this week's must-reads
Market risk is ignored by invincible investors
Breakfast with Benjamin: A real risk thanks to the bull market: investors' sense of invincibility, plus El-Erian dishes on Pimco, second-guessing Calpers, and more.
Untangling Nicholas Schorsch's vast web of businesses
The REIT czar's empire is broken down in this "simple" visual covering all entities under his purview
Bill Gross rides derivatives around Fed policy
Breakfast with Benjamin: The Bond King levers up. Plus: There is nothing smooth about the Fed's next move, the first nail in hedge funds' coffin and more.
Biggest pension shunning hedge funds a green light for liquid alts
Fees and performance are encouraging institutional investors to choose the less-expensive, more-regulated liquid route.
Are you prepared to make an exit from the stock market?
If the Federal Reserve pursues an “exit” from its ultra-low interest rate policy, are you be prepared for an exit from the stock market, should things turn south?
Schorsch's RCS buys majority stake in Docupace Technologies
Company provides SEC- and Finra-compliant paperless processing systems to financial services firms.
A user's guide to this week's "Fedspeak"
On this morning's Breakfast with Benjamin menu, a guide to the Fed's upcoming comments, Calpers sends hedge funds out to pasture, getting on the stock-split bandwagon, and more.
Tiny long-short equity mutual fund delivers huge gains
The phones rang a lot more than usual this summer at Biondo Group LLC, the small Pennsylvania investment firm tucked away near the Delaware Water Gap and the foothills of the Pocono Mountains.