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Alternative Investments


Myths of Private Equity Performance: Part IV

PE results can neither be benchmarked reliably nor delivered consistently.

Gold $3,000?

What happened to the negative correlation between the price of gold and the US dollar?

Top 10 Posts from 2020: COVID-19, The Silent Depression, Damodaran

What Enterprising Investor articles most resonated with readers in 2020?

Myths of Private Equity Performance: Part III

Private equity is not more resilient than other asset classes. Quite the opposite.

Assessing Mutual Fund Company Performance

Market share change is the indicator to watch when it comes to mutual fund company business performance.

Myths of Private Equity Performance: Part II

What explains the absence of predictability in private equity performance?

Myths of Private Equity Performance: Part I

"In private markets, no one can figure out your true performance."

Post–COVID-19 Europe: Three Scenarios

Austerity, mutualization, monetization, or some combination thereof? What path will Europe take?

Private Equity vs. Venture Capital: Opposite Investment Mindsets

PE and VC performance-enhancing techniques are not just different, they are precise opposites.