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Alternative Strategies Conference Articles
Using alternative investments requires understanding the different types of alternative strategies, how they’re designed to work and how they can best address client expectations.
An FA conference on one of the hottest topics for financial advisors will offer an exclusive app for attendees.
CIOs discussed their views on the U.S. and global economic outlook, the direction of the financial markets and the role of alternatives in clients’ portfolios at FA/PW magazines' conference.
International economist Dambisa Moyo gave a persuasive argument for why financial advisors should look at so-called frontier markets for investment opportunities and uncorrelated returns.
Hedge fund manager Jim Rogers is skeptical about Jeremy Grantham's prediction of a global commodities bull market that will last "forever."
Conference panelists discuss the practical issues involved with implementing alternative investments into client portfolios.
Hedge fund manager Jim Rogers said he thinks gold's price correction will be "complicated," with a possible bottom of $1,090 an ounce, significantly below its current price of $1,320.
Japan's government spending surge, coupled with an onerous death tax, could spur spending and boost population growth -- not to mention help equities.
One of the keys is understanding the difference between alternative assets and alternative strategies.
Many famed market forecasters are actually "articulate incompetents" who make a living off of one correct call, Barry Ritholtz told the Innovative Alternative Investments conference.
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