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2014-04-08 08:37:23

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BondView (www.bondview.com), the leading investor resource for municipal bond information, has made available free historical pricing information for all 1.8 million municipal bonds. This information is being released just in time for tax season, so that retail investors, accountants and financial advisors can more easily obtain historical muni bond prices. BondView has quickly become the world's leading free website for accurate municipal...

2014-01-27 08:32:13

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AdvisoryWorld, a leader in asset allocation, portfolio analysis and investment planning software, announced that its SCANalytics application is now integrated with the TD Ameritrade Institutional Veo® and UMAX platforms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/MN52665) "We are very pleased to bring SCANalytics to TD Ameritrade Institutional's Veo open architecture platform," said Michael Wilson, COO of AdvisoryWorld. "The...

2013-06-24 08:31:33

Forward-thinking investors encouraged to capitalize on Bitcoin while the market is young SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the first digital, trans-national currencies, Bitcoin has earned legions of supporters--but also more than a few detractors. While it's true that Bitcoin is more volatile than bank-supported currencies, investors can apply certain financial tools to the problem and significantly reduce their risk. Macroaxis (http://www.macroaxis.com), a free,...

2013-01-30 23:02:03

FinLab SA, the provider of PackHedge, is pleased to announce the addition of powerful Stress Testing, Scenario analysis and Sensitivity analysis tools to complement the extensive portfolio construction and management functionalities and risk analysis tools provided with PackHedge. Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 FinLab SA, the provider of PackHedge, is pleased to announce the addition of powerful Stress Testing, Scenario analysis and Sensitivity analysis tools to complement the...

2012-05-15 23:30:14

While climate change is likely to alter the spatial distributions of species and habitat types, the nature of those changes is uncertain, making it more difficult for conservationists to implement standard planning models. Research from applied economists at the University of Illinois shows that adapting a theory from the world of finance could help to optimize conservation activities. Using wetland habitat conservation in the Prairie Pothole Region as a case study, Amy W. Ando and Mindy...

2012-05-03 11:46:38

Researchers suggest that application of Nobel-prize-winning portfolio theory could provide objective funding allocations that would improve risk/reward trade-off Researchers suggest that application of Nobel-prize-winning portfolio theory could provide objective funding allocations that would improve risk/reward trade-off in years of life lost. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is one of the largest investors in biomedical research–spending approximately $30 billion dollars...

2012-01-17 09:48:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Investment research and technology have evolved dramatically over the past six decades, yet many investment professionals have been using the same asset allocation models during that entire time period. In his new book being released today, Frontiers of Modern Asset Allocation, Paul D. Kaplan, director of quantitative research for Morningstar Europe, seeks to update investors' approach by exploring the latest techniques in portfolio...

2011-12-05 09:00:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To facilitate more submissions to the NAAIM 2012 Wagner Award for Advances in Active Investment Management, the deadline for submitting papers has been extended until February 29, 2012. The Wagner Award offers $10,000 for the best paper covering an innovative topic in the area of active investing. Second and third place papers will receive $3,000 and $1,000, respectively. In addition, the grand prize winner will be invited to present...

2011-11-22 08:00:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenwich Roundtable today released a white paper describing how investors can manage complexity of alternative investments to improve their returns. The Greenwich Roundtable is a leading not-for-profit research and educational organization comprised largely of institutional investors overseeing collectively $2.2 trillion in assets. The research paper focuses on understanding the many and varied risks involved in hedge funds and...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A distinct allocation to gold within a portfolio including alternative assets such as private equity, hedge funds, real estate and commodities, can preserve capital and reduce risk without diminishing long-term returns, concludes the latest research from the World Gold Council. The report, Gold: Alternative investment, foundation asset, analyses the effect gold has when included in a portfolio of mainstream and alternative assets. The research shows...