Reduced costs of trading commissions are a welcome new benefit of using ETFs as portfolio building blocks, but the cost of the bid-ask spread can be significant if low-volume ETFs are mixed into a diversified portfolio.
In an economic downturn, innovation is particularly essential to business success.
Many factors contribute to volatile market behavior. This article explores a methodology that attempts to address these factors.
This article looks at the near-term issues regarding correlation between investment assets and asset classes.
Exploring alternatives for investing in a down economy that may provide better long-term portfolio performance through high-dividend yields and favorable diversification characteristics.
This article highlights the informational inefficiency that exists between public and private real estate markets.
Research on investment strategies to counterbalance the current negative conditions for traditional beta investing.
An appendix to “An Alternative Way to Manage an Equity Portfolio,” listing Exchange Traded Funds.
A study of various commodity asset pricing models, which show inherent shortcomings when analyzing the commodity futures markets.
Knowing the correlations between the returns of various national markets is important for the process of allocating investments among these markets.
Chairman Cox’s testimony and subsequent SEC press releases make it clear that the Goldstein decision will only be a short reprieve for hedge funds.
If a “Main Street” investor wants to hedge against an unanticipated event, there are some options, including a synthetic hedge portfolio.