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3 reasons to invest in real estate

Clients looking for something more than a plain vanilla asset mix should consider adding real estate to their portfolios. It has three key advantages.

  • By: Staff
  • September 16, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 05:00

Clients favour real estate investments

When it comes to alternative investments, your clients prefer real estate over hedge funds and commodities, finds an AIMA survey. Read: Regulators sign MOUs with…

  • By: Staff
  • September 11, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 05:59

Help clients dissect the healthcare sector

The healthcare sector is dynamic.

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 10, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 04:56

Profit from comic books

Whoever says paper assets are poor investments hasn’t considered comic books. Once regarded as disposable literature to keep kids busy, comics are now serious investments…

Collectibles outperform stock market

Turns out, owning high-end collectibles can lead to high returns.

  • By: Staff
  • August 19, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 05:59

For portfolios in need of pinch-hitting

Stories abound about tokens of childhood pursuits netting later-life windfalls. Collecting baseball cards is one obsession that’s consistently paid off. And if you play yours…

4 tips when investing in collectible cars

Collectible cars are rolling pieces of art that can be both enjoyed and exhibited. They can also be a safe place to park longer-term capital.

Explain commodities with Eddie Murphy’s help

The movie Trading Places is one of the most beloved financial comedies of the last 30 years — so much that it spawned real-life commodities…

  • By: Staff
  • July 16, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 05:59

BT Pension and CPP establish joint venture

BT Pension Scheme and CPP have formed a joint venture partnership.

  • By: Staff
  • July 12, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 10:08

Lifelong planning is your goal

Make sure their clients don’t run out of money.

Irish novelist’s manuscript auctions for £962,500

The University of Reading has acquired the original manuscript for Samuel Beckett’s first novel, Murphey, from an auction at Sotheby’s for £962,500.

  • By: Staff
  • July 11, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 05:59

SEC lifts ban on hedge fund advertising

For the first time, hedge funds will be allowed to advertise to the general public under a rule adopted Wednesday by federal regulators.

Hedge funds end 7-month winning streak

For the first time this year, the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index declined, losing 1.47% in June.

  • By: Staff
  • July 10, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 09:34

How to play resource scarcity

By 2050, it’s all over, says Jeremy Grantham.

3 ways to help clients pick private REITs

Help clients get past aversions to changing their portfolio structures.

When carrying debt makes sense

Borrowing to invest in a new company is risky, so ensure the likely return is worth the immediate financial risk. Also, this is one of…

Invest in pets (Spot and Fluffy are big business)

Ever wonder what your pets do all day? Well, now you can find out.

Should investors trust instinct or machines?

When investors buy futures, they tend to gravitate toward either discretionary or systematic managers. Which type is better?

Niche investments surge

Some investors have started pouring funds into biotechnology.

Actively manage infrastructure investments

Infrastructure investors should consider the benefits of active management.

Tap emerging market real estate

Emerging market real estate is a solid long-term investment for two reasons.

Turn cottages into nest eggs

A cottage is more valuable than you think. Yes, it's a cozy getaway, but it’s also a valuable investment property.

How to invest in real assets

Pension plans and wealthy investors are looking for more than the paltry returns on offer in the bond market and the roller-coaster ride of equities.…

An investment to be over the moon about

Ever wondered what’s a space suit’s worth?

Madonna auctions painting for $7.2 million

Singer Madonna has raised more than $7 million for charity by selling one of her paintings, reports Wall Street Journal.

  • By: Staff
  • May 9, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 10:26