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Private Equity Funds: Leverage and Performance Evaluation

Leverage is pervasive in today’s private equity markets. Antonella Puca, CFA, CIPM, CPA, explores how private equity funds apply it and how investors should approach it.

Will Bitcoin Make It?

Portfolio managers and advisers who have accepted bitcoin and cryptocurrencies on a conceptual level must wrestle with practical questions for their flesh-and-blood clients, says Ron Rimkus, CFA.

The Media Challenge for Cryptoasset Investors

At the core of the cryptocurrency craze is the fear of missing out (FOMO).

13 Charts: High Yield Today

The standard joke about high-yield bonds is that they're not high yield any longer. Let's replace it with something better.

From Black Monday to BlackRock: Is Tech the Key to Crypto Dominance?

Will cryptoassets see the equivalent of a BlackRock success story?

In Practice Summary: Reassessing the Drivers of Commodity Futures Returns

What is the effect on portfolio returns when the commodity futures market as a whole is in backwardation or contango during recessions and during unexpected inflation?

Cryptocurrencies: What Is Blockchain?

What is blockchain technology? How does it work? And how does it generate economic value?

ETFs: The New Manifest Destiny?

The astronomical growth in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) raises many questions about the future of ETFs and the investing world more generally. For perspective on these issues, Paul Kovarsky, CFA, spoke with Inside ETFs chairman Matt Hougan.

Growing Trends in Private Equity: Secondary Market Investing

What does the private equity secondary market look like these days? Antonella Puca, CFA, CIPM, interviews Brett Hickey of Star Mountain Capital for his take.

Top Five Articles from April: Portfolio Concentration, Cryptocurrencies, Quantamental

An analysis of portfolio concentration and a primer on cryptocurrencies are among the leading posts from Enterprising Investor last month.



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