Tag: Alternative investments

Investment Product and Services Launches

Putnam Investments offers new strategies for uncertain markets; American Century Investments announces the public availability of AC Alternatives Long Short Fund; GSAM makes progress on planned merger of the Madison Target Retirement Funds into a new series of GS Target-Date Portfolios.  

Basic Training

How to help educate plan committee members

Investment Product and Service Launches

This week Northern Trust announced enhancements to services for private equity investment clients, while Franklin Templeton expanded multi-asset solutions capability with new open architecture offering. 

Risk Capture

How advisers can help plan sponsors with pension risk transfer

The Value of Alts

Alternatives can play a helpful role as interest rates rise and equity markets whipsaw

Risk Reminders for a Volatile Period

Managing director of AB’s alternatives and multi-asset arm offers helpful reminders amid rocky markets—most notably, that volatility is normal and actually a key source of opportunity.

Endowment Index Declines 3% in 2015

The index was established as a benchmarking tool for investors in globally-diversified, multi-asset portfolios that include alternative investments, and is the basis for a collective trust used in DC plans.

Trendspotting

A look at the latest concerns and actions among employees, and what they mean for advisers

Trendspotting

A look at the latest concerns and actions among employees, and what they mean for advisers.