AN EXAMINATION OF HEDGED MUTUAL FUNDS
An examination into the performance of hedged mutual funds relative to hedge funds and traditional mutual funds.
YALE FINDS THAT NEARLY ONE THIRD OF U.S. FUNDS ARE CLOSET INDEXERS
Study shows that smaller funds that are more actively managed are more likely to outperform their benchmark.
"MUTUAL FUND FLOWS AND INVESTOR RETURNS: AN EMPIRICAL EXAMINATION OF FUND INVESTOR TIMING ABILITY"
Mutual fund investors have been their own worst enemy, as they hurt their performance through poor trading decisions.
"PORTFOLIO MANAGER OWNERSHIP AND FUND PERFORMANCE"
Future performance is positively correlated to managerial ownership.
"SEC ADOPTS NET WORTH STANDARD FOR ACCREDITED INVESTORS UNDER DODD-FRANK ACT"
The Securities and Exchange Commission has amended its rules to exclude the value of a personís home from net worth calculations used to determine whether an individual may invest in certain unregistered securities offerings.
"REVERSE ASSET ALLOCATION: ALTERNATIVES AT THE CORE"
Author suggests finding the expected return from a desired allocation to a core group of alternative assets, and then add bonds and equities.
"BENEFITS OF HYBRID MUTUAL FUNDS: 2006 UPDATE"
Hybrid mutual funds offer unique risk-return opportunities for small investors.
"HEDGE FUNDS FOR RETAIL INVESTORS? AN EXAMINATION OF HEDGED MUTUAL FUNDS"
Hedged mutual funds outperform traditional mutual funds by about 3% per year.
ENDOWMENTS MOVING INTO ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS
Endowments have continued their steady trend in 2006 toward alternative asset classes.
"LONG-SHORT FUNDS: EXAMINING MORNINGSTAR'S NEWEST CATEGORY"
Larry Eiben outlines the benefits of adding a long/short fund to a portfolio in NAPFA's monthly newsletter.