Other Voices: Time diversification is a myth... [more]Research report by Alexander Ineichen of Ineichen Research & Management and Virtus Investment Partners. You can read the full report here.
Alternative investments are still not full
The rise of Luxembourg... [more]Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Luxembourg, officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in Western Europe with a population of half a million, and a territory made of
Institutions - North Carolina pension fund down one percent in Q3... [more]From Newsobserver.com: North Carolina's pension fund posted a 1 percent decline in the third quarter and has returned a 9.4 percent gain over the past 12 months, the State Treasurer's office reported Wednesday. The slight decline was largely the result of losses in the fund's stock portfolio.
Fund Profile - Top-performing hedge fund profile - Pershing Square... [more]From ABInsights.com: Not all outperformance is true outperformance. There are many funds whose performance looks spectacular on the surface, but whose risk-adjusted performance is poor. This article takes a closer look at Pershing Square Capital Management, nominally one of the top performing funds
Comments -Three benefits of long-term investing in alternative investments... [more]From Darcmatter.com: Alternative investments often require a certain level of patience as many of these assets lack the liquidity inherent in the public markets. However, there are several benefits associated with taking a long-term approach by investing in illiquid alternatives.
Legal - Six years after AIG takeover, lawsuit reveals another potential buyer... [more]From Institutional investor.com: When former Treasury secretary Henry (Hank) Paulson Jr. testified in a suit last month about the U.S. government takeover of American International Group, his words were — mostly — numbingly familiar. Explaining the “punitive” terms set for the September 2008 bailout
Europe - EU finds seed money for $392bn investment plan... [more]From Businessweek.com: The European Commission proposed a 315 billion-euro ($394 billion) investment plan based on guarantees and a small amount of seed money in order to offer European Investment Bank funds to a wider range of projects.
…Jyrki Katainen, the commission vice president for comp
…And Finally - Noise from wall leads to man’s arrest... [more]From Newsoftheweird.com: Employees of the Marshalls department store in Longmont, Colorado, said they had been hearing noises but were unable to locate the source for several days until finally, on Nov. 10, they summoned firefighters, who tore out an interior wall and freed a weak, injured Paul Fely