Category Archives: Readings

Are Hedge Funds Unfairly Criticized?

Posted on June 1, 2018 by Gemmer Asset

Cliff Asness from AQR put together a very interesting piece rebutting some of the negative press surrounding hedge fund returns.  The gist of the piece is that the financial press misses the mark when criticizing hedge funds.  They inevitably compare something with a beta of far less than 1 (hedge funds) to something with a beta of 1 (the S&P 500 or the market).  While there are perfectly valid criticisms of hedge funds, not keeping up…
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Recent ETF Flows

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Gemmer Asset

There have been some interesting things happening with ETF flows over the past month or so.  Below is a chart of some of the larger country ETF in/outflows over the past month (all asset classes – equities, fixed income, currency, etc):     As questions surrounding Italy’s debt load become the topic du jour, Eurozone focused ETFs have borne the brunt of investors’ concern… If you count regionally focused Eurozone ETFs as well as specific European…
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Interesting Reads for March 21st

Posted on March 21, 2016 by Gemmer Asset

Every once in a while we plan to post links to articles we happen to be reading. Generally the topics will be investment related, but hopefully our interests stray at times. It is possible that some of the links may require registration and/or subscription.   Ahhh, Greece, we’ve missed you   Why market volatility has picked up   A basket of stocks most loved by hedge funds isn’t doing to well   Ben Bernanke’s view…
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Interesting Reads for February 29th

Posted on February 29, 2016 by Gemmer Asset

Every once in a while we plan to post links to articles we happen to be reading. Generally the topics will be investment related, but hopefully our interests stray at times. ...
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Interesting Reads for February 22nd

Posted on February 22, 2016 by Gemmer Asset

Every once in a while we plan to post links to articles we happen to be reading. Generally the topics will be investment related, but hopefully our interests stray at times....
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Interesting Reads for February 8th

Posted on February 8, 2016 by Gemmer Asset

Every once in a while we plan to post links to articles we happen to be reading. Generally the topics will be investment related, but hopefully our interests stray at times....
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Interesting Reads for January 25th

Posted on January 25, 2016 by Gemmer Asset

Every once in a while we plan to post links to articles we happen to be reading. Generally the topics will be investment related, but hopefully our interests stray at times....
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Interesting Reads for January 19th

Posted on January 19, 2016 by Gemmer Asset

Every once in a while we plan to post links to articles we happen to be reading. Generally the topics will be investment related, but hopefully our interests stray at times. ...
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Interesting Reads for January 7th

Posted on January 7, 2016 by Gemmer Asset

Every once in a while we plan to post links to articles we happen to be reading. Generally the topics will be investment related, but hopefully our interests stray at times....
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Interesting Reads for January 4th

Posted on January 4, 2016 by Gemmer Asset

Every once in a while we plan to post links to articles we happen to be reading. Generally the topics will be investment related, but hopefully our interests stray at times....
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