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Hedge Fund AQR Asset Management Report Talks “Risk On”

AQR Asset Management researchers have put out a new paper that looks at fixed income investing. As rates have declined over the past 20 years, active fixed income managers have outperformed their benchmark index

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Is China Winning the Artificial Intelligence Race?
November 13, 2019

The artificial intelligence race draws many comparisons to the moon race between the United States and China. But is that an overreaction, and, if so, who is winning right now?

Review of The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution by Gregory Zuckerman.
November 9, 2019

Renaissance Technologies and its founders have received a worthy biography. The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution is the latest book by Gregory Zuckerman. 

This is How Much China’s Mutual Fund Industry Could Grow
November 7, 2019

The Chinese mutual fund market could jump 10-fold over the next decade. This prediction comes from Hua An Fund Management portfolio manager David Hu. The manager said that index-tracking mutual…

Liquid Alternative ETFs on Institutional Shopping Lists
November 7, 2019

A study commissioned by IndexIQ reveals that there could be a surge in institutional interest in liquid alternative ETFs. This trend could push up their assets to $114 billion, or…

Melvin: Breaking Down Jones Lang LaSalle’s Outlook
November 7, 2019

Jones Lang LaSalle released its third-quarter U.S. Office outlook recently. The global commercial real estate firm found that conditions are generally good.

McKinsey: North American AUM Hit $43 Trillion Last Year
November 6, 2019

A new McKinsey report puts total North American AUM at $43 trillion. The market hit that figure saw a 7% jump from the previous year. That said, industry profits (not-including…

CEM Benchmarking: How REITs Match Up Against Other Investments
November 5, 2019

In October, CEM Benchmarketing compiled a study for the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). The study is called “Asset Allocation and Fund Performance of Defined Benefit Pension…

Simplifya Exec John Vardaman: Cannabis and Banking Bring Transparency
November 1, 2019

Simplifya executive John Vardaman says that the Federal status of cannabis laws make it one of the most transparent industries for banking.

Key Takeaways from Investor Day at Brookfield Asset Management
November 1, 2019

Brookfield Asset Management held its Investor Day recently. Management made a few things very clear. First, if interest rates remain low, investors will have no alternative except alternative investments.

Melvin: Digesting KKR Earnings for Q3
October 30, 2019

KKR earnings came out this week. If you read the headlines surround the recent earnings report form KKR and Company (KKR), you would think the world had ended for the private…