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ECB QE Program: European Head Fake?

ECB QE Program: European Head Fake?

Editor’s note: This article was written shortly before the ECB “announced” QE – we think the content is still very relevant. ECB QE Program: European Head Fake? by LPL Financial Key Takeaways: The much anticipated European Central Bank (ECB) policy […]

Global Hedge Fund AUM Touches $2.3 Trillion

Global Hedge Fund AUM Touches $2.3 Trillion

Aided by excellent performance-based gains delivered by hedge fund managers, the global hedge funds’ assets under management hit a new high of $2.3 trillion in 2014, notes a Eurekahedge report. Separately, as we reported earlier, total alternative assets have hit […]

Improving Cyber Security In 2015: Weil

Improving Cyber Security In 2015: Weil

2014 was a sobering year from the perspective of cyber security. While nobody thought that the problem of cyber security was “solved” when the year began, most analysts believed that almost all large firms had reasonably robust IT security in […]

Passive Investors, Not Passive Owners

Passive Investors, Not Passive Owners

Passive Investors, Not Passive Owners Ian Appel University of Pennsylvania – Finance Department Todd A. Gormley University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School Donald B. Keim University of Pennsylvania – Wharton School Abstract: Passive institutional investors are a growing and […]