Tag: Alternative Investments

Opinion: America’s toxic ‘us vs. them’ politics is now spilling into the stock market and polarizing investors

Why do columns criticizing meme stock investing in such names as GameStop GME, -2.74% and AMC Entertainment Holdings AMC, -1.44% attract scores of comments deriding the author...

‘Diversify portfolio via multiple asset classes to create wealth over long term’

Amit Ganatra, senior fund manager, HDFC Asset Management Company, talks about the importance of diversification and how asset allocation is the key to creating wealth...

Saving for retirement on TikTok? Gen Z invests differently

Zaid Admani is a millennial and a civil engineer, and he’s trying to get young people to think about money — and their futures.  Admani,...

Opinion: Why alternative investments belong in 401(k) plans

Most people are not investment experts, so they need help managing their retirement savings. Retirement plan fiduciaries recognize this, and it is one of the...

PG&E bonds recoup some lost ground as Dixie Fire rages with no end in sight

The Dixie Fire in Northern California, the state’s second largest on record, has raged for more than a month, burning a path across the Sierra...

European Wax Center’s clients are nearly all women, making men a target for growth at the newly public company

Nearly all of European Wax Center Inc.’s clients — some 95% — are women, according to Chief Executive David Berg, making men a target market...

U.S. Investor Michael Calvey Found Guilty of Embezzlement by Russian Court

MOSCOW—A Russian court found American private-equity investor Michael Calvey guilty of embezzlement more than two years after he was arrested in a case that shook...

Dole IPO: 5 things to know about the newly-public fruit and vegetable giant

Dole Plc, the Dublin, Ireland-based fruit and vegetable giant, started trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker ‘DOLE,’ with shares falling...

Opinion: If you want to fix climate change, you need to fix this flaw in conventional economic thought

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Project Syndicate)—Nowhere are the limitations of neoclassical economic thinking—the DNA of economics as it is currently taught and practiced—more apparent than in the...

Sustainable themes top investor searches, overshadow growth versus value debate, says DataTrek

The battle over growth versus value in stocks isn’t over. But investors increasingly have been browsing with their fingertips to learn more about responsible investing...

Opinion: Public pensions lose on hedge funds — again

One of these days I’m going to write about a bunch of retirees and future retirees who have just made a ton of extra money...

How oil soaring to $100 a barrel could be bad for this boom-bust sector and the economy

Oil companies often find religion in the wake of a boom-and-bust cycle, including after last year when crude prices crashed into negative territory for the...

Stocks get a boost after hedge funds latch on. These companies were snapped up in the first quarter, according to Goldman Sachs.

Copying is a tried-and-true strategy. Of course it’s better to know the answers yourself, but if not, just find someone smarter who does. It’s the...

Crypto platform Coinbase rolls out convertible debt deal, stock skids below $250 reference price

Coinbase Global Inc. said Monday it plans to sell $1.25 billion of convertible debt, the same day its stock closed below its $250 reference price...

Hedge funds had become ‘extreme’ sellers of stocks even before Yellen’s remarks. Here’s why.

Oops. As a former Federal Reserve chair herself, now Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen should have known that her comments about the possibility of a need...

Investors are still keeping their cash levels high — but here’s what’s drawing them to stocks, UBS says

Investors have kept their cash piles high even after markets and the economy strengthened in recent months, as many search — or wait — for...

ETF Wrap: Let’s get away from it all

Raise your hand if you’ve got a mean case of cabin fever. After the past 13 months, of course you do! You want to see...

Synlab targets $6 billion market capitalization in Frankfurt IPO as COVID-19 testing booms

Synlab has set the price range for its planned initial public offering in Frankfurt at €18 to €23 a share, giving Europe’s largest laboratory services...

Get ready for stock buybacks to roar back

U.S. corporations ranging from financial powerhouses to technology titans also have been stockpiling cash as a ballast against the COVID-19 storm. Investment-grade companies ended 2020...

The streaming wars have a winner — in this real estate sector

Hollywood was running out of studio space even before the pandemic hit. Now after a stay-at-home year, appetite for streamed entertainment, including original content, is...

‘51% to go’: Reddit crowd rejoices at report that Melvin Capital rang up a 49% first-quarter loss

Melvin Capital is giving the Reddit crowd something to cheer about on a Friday. The hedge fund, which has come to exemplify the worst of...

How to choose investment funds—what to do, and what to avoid

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. This article provides information and education for investors. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does...

Vanguard is beefing up its ESG staffing – are more sustainable-investing funds on the way?

Vanguard isn’t known for its broad suite of environmental, social and governance investment funds. It has just five available in the U.S., versus dozens at...

Opinion: If Social Security were a private retirement fund, we’d sue

One of the worst performing pension funds in the world last year was yours. And you probably didn’t even know it. All that money you’ve...

Opinion: Would you want your parents to live in a nursing home owned by private equity?

Would you put your mother in a nursing home that is owned by a private-equity firm? It’s a question a growing number of us are...