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2024 US Wealth Management Outlook: In with Alternatives?

The instability and uncertainty of recent years demonstrate how vital it is to look beyond traditional securities and embrace a flexible mindset.

The Unspoken Conflict of Interest at the Heart of Investment Consulting

While investment consultants may claim their advice is conflict-free — and their clients may believe them — it is often heavily biased by the investment consultants' own self-interest.

The 60/40 Portfolio Needs an Alts Infusion

How can investors supplement the traditional 60/40 stock/bond portfolio with allocations to alternatives?

Private Equity: Five Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis

If a recession comes, how can the lessons of the global financial crisis (GFC) inform private equity practitioners?

The Trouble with Forecasting Home Prices

Mortgage rates have doubled and tripled in some countries since 2021. So why aren't residential real estate markets more distressed?

Crypto Mania, Financial Contagion, and the “Goldilocks Zone”

The crypto craze will make for a fascinating case study in the annals of financial history.

SPACs: An Uncorrelated Asset Class?

Do special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) offer any diversification benefits?

Myths of Private Equity Performance: Part II

What explains the absence of predictability in private equity performance?

Private Equity vs. Venture Capital: Opposite Investment Mindsets

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

What Is an Asset Class?

The economy has only a handful of truly fundamental drivers that influence different asset classes.



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