Managed futures was the only liquid alt category with positive inflows in Q3, per Morningstar data
— Jason Kephart (@JasonKephart) October 12, 2016
For perspective, consider that at the end of 2006 there were just 132 liquid alternative mutual funds managing a total of $32.6 billion. That compares with 484 liquid alt funds today managing $171.6 billion, representing a 434% increase in assets.
Alternative investments have made little headway in getting on retirement plan menus – (Investment News)
Where it works best: Equity long/short, diversified or multi-strategy portfolios, managed futures.
What every allocator needs to know about hedge fund replication – (Pensions & Investments)
The mismatch between a money manager like HMC, and students/professors/alumni is not too different from challenges any financial advisor faces with their clients.
Should Harvard’s Endowment Be Managed By A Robot? – (Meb Faber)
The decision to allocate is still largely based on the people and the process, but the only way to get to that stage is to have your program be seen.
Are you Keeping Up with the rest of the Managed Futures space? — (RCM’s Attain Alternatives Blog)
That is enough milk to fill 66 Olympic swimming pools, and the most wasted in at least 16 years of data requested by The Wall Street Journal.
America’s Dairy Farmers Dump 43 Million Gallons of Excess Milk – (The Wall Street Journal)
The British currency has fallen by more than 5% so far this month, including a drop of 4.2% last week alone, amid concerns over the prospect of a “hard Brexit.”
Brexit-tainted British pound leads list of decliners against dollar – (MarketWatch)
The money Richard Wilson earns from leasing his land for about 35 turbines run by the Golden West Wind Energy Center outside Colorado Springs has kept him from having to sell off pieces of the 6,000-acre cattle and wheat ranch his family has owned since 1948.
Wind Is the New Corn for Struggling Farmers – (Bloomberg)