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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 – broadly defined as anything other than stocks or bonds – as “the new traditionals,” since times change and traditions ... [read more]

Goldman Sachs Looking to Move Aggressively Into the ETF Space

Goldman Sachs Looking to Move Aggressively Into the ETF Space

According to anonymous sources cited by Reuters, Goldman Sachs is in discussions to acquire IndexIQ, an alts-focused ETF provider with $1.2 billion in assets under management. IndexIQ was the first to launch a hedge-fund replication ETF, ... [read more]

Invesco Adds to Liquid Alts Offerings With Pair of New Mutual Funds

Invesco Adds to Liquid Alts Offerings With Pair of New Mutual Funds

Invesco increased the size of the alternative mutual fund universe by two on October 14 when it launched the Invesco Unconstrained Bond Fund (IUBAX) and the Invesco Alternative Strategies Fund (LQLAX). The former capitalizes on the ... [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 ... [read more]

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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]

Wake up call

361 Capital: Wake Up Call…

This week’s Research Briefing from 361 Capital, which provides timely perspectives from the firm’s research & portfolio ... [read more]

RESEARCH

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]

Callan Research Offers ‘Education of Beta’ in New Research Paper

Callan Research Offers ‘Education of Beta’ in New Research Paper

Can alternative indices make your portfolio smarter? That’s the question asked – and answered – by a new research paper from ... [read more]

Building Efficient Portfolios with Multi-Factor Smart Beta Strategies

Building Efficient Portfolios with Multi-Factor Smart Beta Strategies

Traditional market benchmarks, such as the S&P 500 Index, are market cap-weighted, which means that the largest stocks ... [read more]

VIDEOS

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]

BlackRock Absolute Return Investing

Video: Making Sense of Absolute Return Investing by BlackRock

All investors take on risk with the hope of achieving a reasonable return on their investment. Since no one can know for certain the future value of a present investment, investors have traditionally sought diversification by investing a portion of their total assets across the ... [read more]