The costs of shorting aren't always visible, but they can exact a price.
Running global macro strategies, Bronze-rated UBS Dynamic Alpha and MFS Global Alternative Strategies have benefited from currency and equity market volatility.
The world is these alternatives managers' oyster.
More alternative asset managers are considering funds of hedge funds, but investors should keep in mind these portfolios' short track records.
Correlation to stocks and bonds varies depending on the strategy used.
Interest-rate fears and potential tapering of the Fed's bond buys could put these diversifying offerings on investors' radars.
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It's not just a matter of lowering your market risk, says senior alternatives analyst Josh Charney.
Properly levied, a performance-based fee puts shareholders and managers on the same side.
Fees and expenses are often hidden and complicated. It's time to show investors what they're paying for.