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Brad Zigler's stints as a contributing editor for the Corporate Communications Broadcast Network, the Journal of Indexes, and CRB Trader set the stage for his role as managing editor of Hard Assets Investor and later as alternative investments editor of Registered Rep. magazine, the most ... more


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Alternative ETFs Reversed Course In October
In an about-face from September, ETFs focused on alternative investments, especially private credit, shine in October.
Are Low-Vol Investments Good Hedges?
They may actually exacerbate risk during market crashes.
Oil And Corn Drive Inflation Expectations
A return to a normal energy market could prove to be a double whammy for unwary inflation hedgers.
Utilities To Power Through A Recession
Broad-based utility ETFs often look alike; factor exposures reveal real differences.
Alternative ETFs At Mid-Year
Looking forward, two alternative strategies - a currency play and an inflation hedge - point to two different return prospects for the remainder of the year.
Can’t Decide To Go Long Or Go Short On Stocks? Go Long/Short
How to select the right equity long/short ETF.
Managing Interest Rate Risk With TIPS
TIPs may mitigate inflation risk, but they are not immune to interest rate risk. Here’s how the best short-duration TIPs ETFs have performed.
Alts Do Well In 2022. Well, Some Alts
Over the long run, gold still shines.
What’s The Best Inflation Hedge?
There’s more to it than ownership of a single asset. Here are the five most active broad-based commodity ETFs and what makes them tick.
Small And Value Is A Winning Combination
Investors compound rewards by leaning into both exposures.
The Case (And Cost) For Active Management
Parnassus’ Core Equity Fund, America's largest actively managed ESG-focused fund, offers a positive payback.
Real Estate Is This Year’s Top-Performing Sector
Small-tilted ETFs produced the best risk-adjusted returns.
Adding Private Credit To A Client’s Portfolio
It should be considered an augment and not a replacement for a conventional fixed income allocation.
Banks Serving Up Big Gains
Rotation into financials favors smaller lenders.
Does Stock Risk Need To Be Collared Now?
With the HYG/LQD ratio falling, hedging against a drop in SPY can be done for little or no cost.
Alpha In The Alternative ETF Space
Four alt funds outperformed in September.
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