12/08/2011

Aberdeen Israel Fund shutters sub-adviser

Aberdeen's investment philosophy with respect to equity investing is based on the belief that strong long term returns are achieved by identifying and buying good quality stocks at reasonable valuations and holding them for the long term.

12/05/2011

State Street Global Advisors unveils two new ETFs

The addition of these two exchange traded funds (ETFs) strengthens State Street’s family of fixed income ETFs, which now includes 26 SPDR ETFs that provide precise access to a wide range of fixed income investments.

12/05/2011

Is Crony Capitalism Wrong?

He is also current Chair of the Asset Managers' Committee of the President's Working Group on Capital Markets

12/05/2011

William Blair launches new total return fund

The portfolio managers of the Macro Allocation Fund are Brian D. Singer, Edwin Denson, and Thomas Clarke. Messrs. Singer, Denson, and Clarke are members of William Blair's Dynamic Allocation Strategies Team, a group that has worked together for more

12/05/2011

Funds move away from star managers, favor teams

The move helps fund companies defend against poaching, protect their funds' returns, and shield themselves from the level of outflows seen at competing firms after their high-profile stars have flamed out.

11/29/2011

Capital One to Exit $150 Million in Funds

The rule would bar banks from owning more than 3 percent of hedge funds and private-equity funds and investing more than 3 percent of Tier 1 capital in such funds.

11/29/2011

How Paulson gave hedge funds advance word of Fannie Mae rescue

Now, amid tumbling home prices and near-record foreclosures, attention was focused on a new source of contagion: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which together had more than $5 trillion in mortgage-backed securities and other debt outstanding.

11/29/2011

Silver bullion can beat hyperinflation

Investors do not want to hold money in banks these days, fearing a bank run. Moreover, the financial situation in the US is not getting better.