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Could High-Yield ETFs Be The New CDOs?

Could High-Yield ETFs Be The New CDOs?

Could High-Yield ETFs Be The New CDOs? by Ashish Shah, AllianceBernstein Passive management strategies in high yield promote lax lending standards and sketchy supply, much as they did during the precrisis CDO boom. For investors, this could mean lower credit […]

Tomorrow’s Risk Parity Today

Tomorrow’s Risk Parity Today

Tomorrow’s Risk Parity Today by Jeffrey Knight, Columbia Threadneedle Investments Reprinted with permission from CIO October 2015 ©1989-2015 Asset International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. No reproduction or redistribution without prior authorization. The original article can be accessed by clicking here. […]

Robin Hood Investor Conference Recap [Highlights]

Robin Hood Investor Conference Recap [Highlights]

Highlights David Einhorn, Jamie Dimon, Larry Robbins, Philippe Laffont, Whitney Tilson and more from the 2015 Robin Hood Investor Conference. Also see Tilson: Long Spirit Airlines, Short Wayfair [SLIDES] Don’t forget to sign up for our free newsletter. Robin Hood: Einhorn […]

The Case For Active Equity Management

The Case For Active Equity Management

The Case For Active Equity Management by Paul Doyle, Columbia Threadneedle Investments The growth of passively managed funds adds to market inefficiency by increasing the prevalence of price indiscriminate buyers and sellers. This can create inefficiencies that active managers can […]

Tilson: Long Spirit Airlines, Short Wayfair [SLIDES]

Tilson: Long Spirit Airlines, Short Wayfair [SLIDES]

Whitney Tilson’s slides on his favorite long and short ideas from Robin Hood Whitney Tilson: An Update on the Two Short Ideas I Pitched at the Robin Hood Conference Two Years Ago Lumber Liquidators Has Collapsed Amidst a formaldehyde scandal […]

Can The Free Market Protect Consumers?

Can The Free Market Protect Consumers?

Can The Free Market Protect Consumers? November 17, 2015 by Michael Edesess PDF | Page 2 The evolution of economic theory has gone something like this: First set up a nice target, and then line up Nobel-prizewinning economists to shoot […]

Achieving 16.7% Returns with the Value Score

Achieving 16.7% Returns with the Value Score

Achieving 16.7% Returns with the Value Score November 16, 2015 Written by Jae Jun follow me on Facebook Twitter Table of Contents The Quality Score produces 16.8% CAGR in the tests that I’ve performed for the upcoming “Action Score” that I’m implementing […]

How Laypeople Understand Economics [STUDY]

How Laypeople Understand Economics [STUDY]

How Laypeople Understand Economics David Leiser Dept. of Psychology – Ben Gurion University of the Negev Zeev Kril Ben-Gurion University of the Negev October 22, 2015 Economic Psychology: The Science of Economic Mental Life and Behaviour. Rob Ranyard (Ed.) Wiley-Blackwell, […]