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Weekend Reading Gotham, Goldman, ProShares and Janus

Weekend Reading: Gotham, Goldman, ProShares and Janus

Industry evolution and opportunity: a couple of the features of this industry that make it interesting. When I first entered this industry over 20 years ago, I was told that it is a cottage industry, and that there were low barriers to ... [read more]

Odds & Ends PIMCO Gets Unconstrained In Canada, Franklin Templeton K2 Takes to Europe, and EDHEC Talks Smart Beta

Odds & Ends: PIMCO Gets Unconstrained In Canada, Franklin Templeton K2 Takes to Europe, and EDHEC Talks Smart Beta

In this edition of Odds & Ends: Cohanzick Management Launches Nexus Fund PIMCO Launches Canadian Unconstrained Bond Fund Imagine Software Addresses Best Practices for Fund Launches at Liquid Alts Summit Liquid Holdings Group ... [read more]

Altegris Liquid Alts ‘Flowing into the Mainstream’

Altegris: Liquid Alts ‘Flowing into the Mainstream’

Liquid alternatives are “flowing into the mainstream” according to a new whitepaper by Jack Rivkin, chief investment officer of Altegris Advisors; and co-author Lara Magnusen, an Altegris director. The paper cites a Goldman Sachs estimate ... [read more]

Legg Mason Provides ‘Introduction to MLPs’ in New Report

Legg Mason Provides ‘Introduction to MLPs’ in New Report

Master limited partnerships (MLPs) have been around since 1981, when Apache Oil Company used the MLP structure to sidestep institutions and mutual funds, and raised capital from smaller investors by offering them a “partnership” investment ... [read more]

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Weekend Reading Gotham, Goldman, ProShares and Janus

Weekend Reading: Gotham, Goldman, ProShares and Janus

Industry evolution and opportunity: a couple of the features of this industry that make it interesting. When I first entered ... [read more]

361 Capital Leaves aren’t the only thing turning red this October…

361 Capital: Leaves aren’t the only thing turning red this October…

This week’s Research Briefing from 361 Capital, written by Blaine Rollins, CFA, provides timely perspectives from the firm’s ... [read more]

Weekend Reading Fintech, Managed Futures and BlackRock

Weekend Reading: FinTech, Managed Futures and BlackRock

Every once in a while, you have to take a step back, look at the big picture and check out the landscape from a different ... [read more]

RESEARCH

Altegris Liquid Alts ‘Flowing into the Mainstream’

Altegris: Liquid Alts ‘Flowing into the Mainstream’

Liquid alternatives are “flowing into the mainstream” according to a new whitepaper by Jack Rivkin, chief investment officer ... [read more]

Legg Mason Provides ‘Introduction to MLPs’ in New Report

Legg Mason Provides ‘Introduction to MLPs’ in New Report

Master limited partnerships (MLPs) have been around since 1981, when Apache Oil Company used the MLP structure to sidestep ... [read more]

Neuberger Berman Calls Alts ‘The New Traditionals’

Neuberger Berman Calls Alts ‘The New Traditionals’

Neuberger Berman isn’t a big fan of the term “alternative investments.” Instead, the firm refers to these investments – ... [read more]

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MainStay Investing Outside the Box

Video: Investing Outside the Box With Non-Traditional Investments

MainStay Investments offers a slightly different take on liquid alternatives, defining “non-traditional investments” as those investments and strategies that haven’t historically exhibited high correlation to the traditional asset classes of stocks and bonds. Since these ... [read more]

SilverPepper Commodity Strategies Global Macro Fund

Video: Commodity Based Disputes Have Shaped the World

The U.S., French, and Russian revolutions began over commodity disputes, according to this informative and educational video promoting SilverPepper’s Commodity Strategies Global Macro Fund. The video uses stock footage and humorous text to show how commodity prices have impacted ... [read more]

SilverPepper Merger Arbitrage

Video: The Big Event and Understanding Merger Arbitrage

In one of the more entertaining investor-education videos you will see, SilverPepper compares corporate mergers to marriage, using a full cast of actors and two distinct settings in this video that explains merger arbitrage. As an attractive young couple prepares to say their ... [read more]