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Clients warm mildly to EM hedge fund returns

New data from Hedge Fund Research show that emerging markets hedge funds manage about $223 billion in assets, the highest estimate since the hedge fund data firm began tracking the fund group.

The most wonderful time of the year

With the official start of the holiday shopping season upon us, U.S. retailers are gearing up to compete for higher traffic, greater sales volumes and increased competition with Amazon.com.

Are you a god? No, just a passive asset manager

Vanguard Group is at the center of the flight to passive equity, acting as a black hole near active management's solar system, pulling more of its assets into its gravity field, crushing their higher fees into fractions of their former selves.

The dirt underneath

Cross-sectional volatility among large-cap U.S. stocks increased during third-quarter earnings season as overall positive results were reported.

ESG alive and kicking

Total environmental, social and governance fund assets were about $460 billion as of Sept. 30 across 360 funds.

Yield curve continues to flatten

The spread between two- and 10-year government bonds fell sharply over the past 10 days to 69 basis points as of Wednesday.

Gulf states react to Saudi purges

The fallout of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman rapid consolidation of power has reached beyond the lives of those detained and impacted equity markets across the Gulf states.

The haves vs. the haves-not as much

Since 2007, only half of Ivy League endowments added positive returns to their portfolios through manager and security selection.

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Clients warm mildly to EM hedge fund returns

New data from Hedge Fund Research show that emerging markets hedge funds manage about $223 billion in assets, the highest estimate since the hedge fund data firm began tracking the fund group.

Charts

The most wonderful time of the year

With the official start of the holiday shopping season upon us, U.S. retailers are gearing up to compete for higher traffic, greater sales volumes and increased competition with Amazon.com.

Charts

Are you a god? No, just a passive asset manager

Vanguard Group is at the center of the flight to passive equity, acting as a black hole near active management's solar system, pulling more of its assets into its gravity field, crushing their higher fees into fractions of their former selves.

Charts

The dirt underneath

Cross-sectional volatility among large-cap U.S. stocks increased during third-quarter earnings season as overall positive results were reported.

Charts

ESG alive and kicking

Total environmental, social and governance fund assets were about $460 billion as of Sept. 30 across 360 funds.

Charts

Yield curve continues to flatten

The spread between two- and 10-year government bonds fell sharply over the past 10 days to 69 basis points as of Wednesday.

Charts

Gulf states react to Saudi purges

The fallout of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman rapid consolidation of power has reached beyond the lives of those detained and impacted equity markets across the Gulf states.

Charts

The haves vs. the haves-not as much

Since 2007, only half of Ivy League endowments added positive returns to their portfolios through manager and security selection.