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Private Markets Face Big Challenges in 2016

As the global economy changes and shifts, shockwaves are being felt all through the world’s stock markets and much of that volatility is vibrating down to private markets. That’s not to say that there aren’t some significant opportunities in private equity, but the...

Venture Capital is on Controlled Burn

The stock market may be in the midst of a tumble but venture capital is strong. According to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association, 46 venture capital funds in the United States raised over $5 billion in the last quarter of 2015. That means that...

ETFs: Riskier than Advertised?

For anyone who has been paying attention, it’s no surprise to learn that the exchange-traded fund industry has seen phenomenal growth, in the U.S. and elsewhere. According to data provider ETFGI, U.S. and global ETFs outstanding have increased by 970% and 740%,...