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Inside the Fed’s Balance Sheet (The Biggest in the World)
The Fed has started the rate normalization process only recently and has a long way to go before the rates come back to pre-Lehman-collapse levels.
Gross Notes Investors’ Shift to Less Risky Alternatives
Central bankers can only hope to stimulate the economy with lower and lower rates as long as there are takers for their low or negative yielding sovereign debt.
Comparing Hedge Fund Fee Structures and ETF Fee Structures
Hedge funds are built to outperform an index by a wide margin, and those that do so are generally able to charge a 2% management fee…
Mortgages: An Alternative outside the Stock Market
Jeffrey Gundlach thinks that in today’s environment, investors will need to find alternatives outside the stock market if they want returns.
Letting Alternative Investments Hedge Your Returns against Deflation
An alternative investment is an investment in asset classes other than stocks, bonds, and cash that seeks to provide a hedge against various market risks.
Alternative assets likely to see contined growth in coming years
Until now, the clientele for alternative assets was limited. To capture future growth, companies will need to build strong brands and reach more investors.
Alternative asset managers open the door to retail investors
Retail investors are more aware about the benefits of alternative assets. In 2014, investments in alternative-focused ETFs increased by nearly 50%.
The relative share of the alternative asset management space
Alternative assets account for about 10% of the total global asset management industry that’s valued at $63.9 trillion. Private equity contributes most.
The many players in alternative asset management
Some players are present across the spectrum of alternative assets, but most alternative asset managers are present only in a particular asset area.
Why liquid alts may be preferred in a rising rate environment
Liquid alts provide a way to generate income while preserving capital in the face of an anticipated rise in interest rates.
What are alternative investments?
Alternative investments seek to provide a hedge against various market risks by following hedge fund-like strategies.
An overview of QAI: the S&P 500 of the hedge-fund market
So far in 2014, the QAI has attracted more than $300 million in new investments, comprising almost a third of its assets.
New York Life set to acquire IndexIQ to enter ETF space
New York Life is one of the largest life insurers in the world and ranks 89 on the 2013 Fortune 500 list.