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4 Ways to Evaluate the Performance of Alternatives

4 Ways to Evaluate the Performance of Alternatives



Alternatives are big—and getter bigger—among big-money institutional investors. However, despite the widely recognized diversification benefits of alternative investments, many individual investors have been reluctant to follow suit. I believe there are a few reasons behind investors’…

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Swiss Currency Move Shocks Global Markets



On 15 January, the Switzerland’s central bank, the Swiss National Bank (SNB), surprised – no, shocked – economists and markets alike when it announced that it had abandoned the floor for their currency, the Swiss franc (CHF). Introduced in 2011, a minimum exchange rate target has been…

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