Fund fees plunge! Thanks to you... [more]From Valuewalk.com: Fund expenses are coming down, but don’t thank the financial services industry—pat yourself on the back. The fees are dropping, a new report says, because more investors are choosing low-cost funds, not because an industry with assets at an all-time high is passing along the bene
Little investors falling prey to shady small-time operators... [more]From NYPost.com: Average Joes are finding big trouble in little pools. The smaller investors looking to land big hedge-fund and private-equity returns are falling prey to small-time operators, according to an industry study.
While the bulk of asset managers are registered and count billions of
Australasia - Totus Capital expects G8 Education share price to fall... [more]From SMH.com.au: Hedge fund manager Ben McGarry thinks the Australian sharemarket is headed for a "day of reckoning", which bodes well for his Totus Capital Alpha Fund strategy, which has a track record of performing best when the market is down.
Taking short positions on education provider Vo
Activist News - Aberdeen and L&G back Elliott in Alliance Trust battle... [more]From Investmentweek.co.uk: Aberdeen Asset Management and Legal & General Investment Management have added their support to Elliott Advisors in the war with Alliance Trust. LGIM, which owns 2.5% of Alliance Trust, and Aberdeen, which holds 1.5%, have both indicated they support Elliott, according to
…And Finally - Compelling explanations... [more]From Newsoftheweird.com: A jury in Atascadero, California, having already convicted Mark Andrews, 51, of murder, concluded in March that he was legally sane at the time he shot his neighbor to death even though he claimed she was a vampire and that he himself had been, for 20 years, a werewolf.