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    Tim Geithner spills the beans on how he navigated the financial crisis

    Breakfast with Benjamin: Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner spills the beans on how he navigated the financial crisis.

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    How portfolio diversification can help deliver more income to clients

    Customized trade-offs between volatility and income benefits can help clients meet a variety of investment goals.

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    A portfolio strategy that goes all in for alts to dial down market risk

    Altegris founder launches new model likely to draw naysayers (who will be singing a different tune when the market corrects)

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    Exclusive: Jeffrey Gundlach warns advisers on 'unconstrained' bond funds

    DoubleLine Capital founder warns advisers that unconstrained managers are taking too much risk.

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    Wirehouses raise clients' exposure to alternatives, but reps still just dabbling

    Wirehouse reps have been steadily increasing client allocations to alternative investments in stride with the level of risk building in the overall stock and bond markets. The latest research from the Money Management Institute and Dover Financial Research found that alternative investments through

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    George Soros pitches a currency move to prevent a third world war

    Breakfast with Benjamin: The billionaire investor is calling on the United States to allow China's currency to join the International Monetary Fund's basket of currencies.

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    Your clients might need some hand-holding for that first rate hike

    Breakfast with Benjamin There's no harm in helping investors better understand what it means for them when the Fed starts to tighten interest rates.

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    Private equity stalwart Pomona Capital launches fund for smaller investors, joining ranks of Carlyle, Altegris

    New fund, limited to accredited investors, will target the secondary PE market.

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    InvestmentNews launches nontraded REIT database

    Information will help advisers evaluate current offerings in $20 billion industry.

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    Asset manager sees gold in grass; starts PE pot fund

    As various forms of legalized marijuana use spreads across the country, firm tests the limits with fund that will invest along the entire marijuana supply and distribution chain.

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    Dynasty hires Scott D. Welch to be chief investment officer

    Service provide plans to expand investment opportunities for its network of advisory firms

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    Take a page from active managers to get clients past the pack mentality

    Trends can be tempting and tough to ignore, so knowing where to look for opportunities others are missing is key.

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    Lessons to learn from the last Nasdaq bubble

    Breakfast with Benjamin: The Nasdaq is back to 2000 levels, but everything else is different.

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    Vanguard, Goldman Sachs agree that advisers face tall order in picking alts fund managers

    Diametrically opposed firms find common ground on importance of manager selection, differ on value of hedge funds.

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    BlackRock alternative credit fund hopes to play rising rates to its advantage

    Hedging out rate risk puts the focus on credit opportunities ... and manager sees plenty of them ahead.