It has been an eventful week, and it's easy to fall behind. Here are the 10 most important reads of the week.
The Disturbing Trend That Will End In A Full-Fledged Pension Crisis. Some experts think it will be the trigger for the next financial collapse. Others call it a "national crisis" of unprecedented proportions. But what all of them agree on is that there's no way US pension funds can keep their promises to the next wave of retirees.
Mellon Foundation CIO John Hull: Optimistic After A ‘Surprising 2016’ | Exclusive Q&A. John Hull is the chief investment officer of Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. In this interview, he discusses his outlook for the future of capital markets following unexpected economic and political events in 2016 and his takes on a few hot current issues in institutional investing.
After Shift To Passive Investing, Endowments Now Are Staying Put. Endowments and foundations have turned to passive investments after hedge funds disappointed with high fees and poor performance. Now, the plan is to stay put for the next 12 months.
How Hedge Funds Will Approach The Bitcoin Revolution | Video. Mark Hart is one of the biggest thinkers around in the macro world and as he debates the pros and cons of Bitcoin with Raoul Pal, understand how hedge funds are approaching the cryptocurrency revolution.
4 LP Tips For Structuring The Best Investment Team. Structuring an effective team that carries out a firm’s investment philosophy is key to portfolio performance. While there is no single formula for investment team building, during Trusted Insight’s interviews with institutional investors, we identified four key features of some of the most successful investment teams in the world.
The Very Dark Warning From Billionaire Investor Ray Dalio. Famed hedge-fund billionaire Ray Dalio fears the world today looks an awful lot like it did before World War II.
Billionaire Tim Draper Shifts Attention From China To Indonesia. Tim Draper is a billionaire investor and founder of VC firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Draper sees opportunities in Indonesia, especially with bitcoin and blockchain technology, as entrepreneurs take advantage of a lack of modern banking infrastructure to build their own.
U.S. May Restrict Chinese Investment In Silicon Valley A.I. The U.S. appears poised to heighten scrutiny of Chinese investment in Silicon Valley to better shield sensitive technologies seen as vital to U.S. national security. Here's why.
Hedge Fund Considers Four Different Fee Models. In financial services, a transition is taking place in how alpha is considered relative to beta. The opaque “closed hood” hedge fund model, at times loaded with hidden beta, is giving way to transparency and a differentiation in fees based on return type.
Billionaire Investor Steve Schwarzman Explains The 'Single Best Decision' He's Ever Made. Steve Schwarzman, the billionaire founder of Blackstone Group and an adviser to President Donald Trump, has built his company into the undisputed champion of alternative asset management.