Gold Adds Element of Stability to Tumultuous Times

December 25, 2018 James Heinsman In the News

Money managers see chaos looming in the international markets, making them buy gold more than have been in at least six months. Prospects of global growth seem dim, bringing equities down and making investors nervous. This is at least part of the reason why investors have purchased about $1.25 billion worth of precious metals via […]


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Some ETFs that are Performing Like Hedge Funds, Just Cheaper

August 21, 2018 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Hedge funds have been investment vehicles traditionally accessible only to the most net-worth individuals, or institutional investors. As the name implies, they are designed not just to maximize returns, but to minimize the volatility of the market, or hedge against downturns that are inevitable in all economies and marketplaces. This type of money management comes […]


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ETFs Growing in Popularity, Surpassing Hedge Funds

November 7, 2016 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Lower fees and better performance have helped exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to become more popular, dollar for dollar, than hedge funds. The ETF industry now has over $3.2 trillion in assets, leaving behind the hedge fund industry which manages about $2.87 trillion. Investors are switching their bets to ETFs to save on management fees, and cash […]


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Popularity Growing for ETFs and ETPs

April 28, 2015 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

According to data from the hedge fund tracking service HFR, and the London-based research firm , exchange-traded funds will soon overtake hedge funds in terms of total amount invested. The numbers show that within only a few months the 25 year-old ETF/ETP industry will overtake in popularity the 70 year-old hedge fund industry. The fact […]


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AdvisorShares Launches QAM Equity Hedge

August 13, 2012 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

ETFs sponsor AdvisorShares has launched its new QAM Equity Hedge ETF. The fund opened for trading last Wednesday, with an actively managed long/short strategy. The goal is to surpass the industry’s current risk-adjusted performance in order to slowly offer investors better risk-adjusted returns in the face of the S&P 500 Index. At the same time, […]


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Diversifying with Alternative Investments

July 18, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

If you are looking for a good way to diversify, check out the various alternative investments available such as: hedge funds, real assets, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and more.  The question becomes though, are these options providing real diversification?  And what does that mean? Understanding Diversification According to a Daily World article, with real diversification, […]


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