Tom Buerkle • June 2013
Tobam’s unique smart beta approach relies on diversification, not active selection, to tap the equity risk premium.
The market can change its mind on short notice so a flexible approach is essential.
Failure mars Hong Kong’s financial reputation, stirs political scene and prompts an investigation into potential misdeeds.
Companies like Apple often tout their share repurchase programs, but as our latest Corporate Buyback Scoreboard ranking of the S&P 500 shows, the results are not always as rosy as investors are led to believe.
Following the 2008 financial crisis, Blackstone Group chairman and CEO Stephen Schwarzman used the acquisition of GSO Capital to diversify the alternative asset management firm’s businesses and help more than double its assets.
Makena Capital Management CIO Eric Upin talks about the intricacies of global endowment-style investing and the biggest challenges that lie ahead.
Commissioner Barnier suggests EU may try to revive regulation, which would show Dutch, Irish and U.K. pensions seriously underfunded.
The Teacher Retirement System of Texas CIO weighs in on risk management, the outlook for the global economy and the new American Empire.
Investors piling into U.S. equities to take advantage of the recent runup in prices may be in for an ugly surprise. In the past, sideways markets have started when valuations were at levels much like today’s.
What if the economic recovery in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania owes nothing to austerity?
New analysts who are already gaining notice in our Rising Stars of Wall Street Research.
America’s executives see opportunities in economic and political challenges.
Government revives reform efforts and sees mutual funds as a vehicle for promoting growth.
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