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Schorsch's RCS Capital hires due-diligence analysts for alternatives, nontraded REITs
RCS Capital continues to expand its reach into financial services, hiring Todd Snyder and John Kearney, widely considered the top due-diligence analysts for alternative investments and nontraded REITs.
Gross-El-Erian rift grows
Today: The Gross-El-Erian rift grows as Total Return's performance lags. Plus: It's jobs report day, here's what you need to know; the bitcoin story goes all O.J.; household wealth rallies and whether wealth management and car racing mix. Oh, turn your clocks back this weekend.
Are women financially conservative or just economically realistic?
They're less willing to take risks with money than men, but they'll ensure the mortgage is paid off.
Tale of two troubled REITs
Inland Real Estate Investment Corp. is no longer the force in the industry that it once was, resulting in the rise and fall of two of their biggest REITs: Inland American Real Estate Trust and Retail Properties of America ( RPAI ), formerly Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust. Our senior
Largest bitcoin exchange files for bankrupcy protection
CEO bows in apology to Japanese customers; possible theft of 850,000 units.
Wealthy investors dumping cash and equities, buying alternatives
High-net-worth investors — often considered a bellwether for retail investors — are upping exposure to alternative investments, primarily at the expense of cash and equities. A majority of affluent investors, about 60%, that already have alternatives increased their exposure in the last year and
Investors not buying gold bounce despite Ukraine tension
The yellow metal is back in the spotlight, but strategists say that despite Ukraine tension, a long-term comeback is not in the cards. Plus: Ukraine worries sink stocks.
Bitcoin: The future of money
Whether or not bitcoin ever rivals the dollar, the digital currency platform could be a springboard for future monetary innovations.
Pioneer forges ahead with liquid alternative mutual funds
Strategies designed to eliminate interest rate risk or even benefit from rising rates.
Bitcoin trouble, another coin bonanza and Tesla shines
Breakfast with Benjamin: Trouble in bitcoin land (but there's a silver lining) while one couple strikes gold with other coins. Plus: Tesla shines, Credit Suisse does not and looking for Macy's shoppers.
Fidelity, DoubleLine take different emerging-markets bond approach but have something in common
Managers use U.S. dollar-denominated bonds, avoid 2013's slide in developing-country currencies.
Could hedge fund net inflows triple this year?
Investors may almost triple the amount of capital they put into hedge funds this year, an annual survey by Deutsche Bank AG showed.
Will bitcoin bury the banks?
One tech guru says the value and promise of bitcoin can completely revolutionize the global economy and has the potential to bypass banks altogether.
Breakfast with Benjamin: Obama's budget blueprint
Today: Who will be happy with Obama's budget blueprint? Plus, a contrarian idea for stocks, tapering already, gold, GMATs and g-forces.
Racing with Tesla
Breakfast with Benjamin: Tesla races ahead of the rest of Wall Street as the Fed talks rate increase. Plus: What firm stands to win big in the Facebook-WhatsApp deal; wealthy investors take interest in some unusual currencies other than Bitcoin and who manages your mortgage?
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February 27, 2014