Do not trust hawkers of unlisted Reits

Behind the promise of large returns lurk even larger fees

Seeking a market solution for inequality

Public polling to underpin new ‘Just Index’

smart meter displays

Get smart on government projects

There are better ways to invest £11bn than on meters

The 60,000 ton bulk ore carrier MV Irenes Vigor is loaded at the Port of Geraldton in February 2006 in a photo released by Midwest Corp. to the media on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007. Murchison Metals Ltd., the best-performer on the benchmark Australian index, bid as much as A$986 million ($887 million) in stock to buy Midwest Corp. and secure the right to build a port needed for its iron ore project. Source: Midwest Corp. via Bloomberg News

Shipping finance offers attractive yields

Is ‘floating real estate’ the next big asset class?

Living to lament the end of annuities

Risk in alternatives make pension management a tough choice

Incentives favour short-term focus

Pension funds and insurers forced to shy away from infrastructure

Titans turn attention to Silicon Valley

Private equity wants to enter venture capital territory of tech investing

Real returns

Fees matter more than asset allocation

Investment strategy study confirms importance of cost control

Activist investors carried by bull run

Why a bear market will hit activists again, as it did in 2008

UK stocks: interesting but not compelling

FTSE 100 record tells us little about the future

Getting to the bottom of hedge fund fees

Funds are beginning to react to pressure to charge less

‘Market truths’ pay, but not impressively

It may be time to buy protection against another major drawdown

Memories fuzzy on Fed rate rises

Investors betting on an easier rate cycle than forecast by the Fed

Sin wins in battle of vice or virtue

Tobacco and alcohol stocks lead on UK and US markets historically

Is gender a factor in fund performance?

Studies indicate outperformance of female hedge fund managers

US endowments pare bets on alternatives

But they should not rush out as the case for hedge funds is improving

Reasons for caution amid Fed’s cheer

Stagnant wages, stronger dollar and liquidity fears among the negatives

Small can be beautiful but quality is key

Avoid the urge to punt the riskiest small-cap stocks

Reits rally starts to run out of steam

Office real estate is one of few pockets of value in the sector

Macro managers seek return of volatility

Hedge funds have seen lean times during recent market tranquillity