Phil DeMuth and Ben Stein's latest book is Yes, You Can Supercharge Your Portfolio. DeMuth discusses some of the important insights in the book, including how advisors should utilize risk tolerance assessments, and the level of diversification in Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio. We asked Stein about one of his more outspoken views - that the housing market has not collapsed.
Michael Steinhardt is a legendary investor and the Chairman of Wisdom Tree Investments. Steinhardt spoke about current market conditions and the history of the hedge fund industry.
Sovereign Wealth Funds are the focus of much controversy and are becoming the target of protectionist measures. Robert Pozen, Chairman of MFS Investment Management, provides his views on threats posed by these funds. We also provide our analysis of the implications of Sovereign Wealth Funds for financial advisors.
We look at changes in the Most Popular Mutual Funds over the past 12 weeks, and show the funds that have experienced significant gains and losses over this period.
We have three letters to the Editor: a further discussion of the analogy between coin flipping exercises and the debate between active and passive management, a response to our article on whether style boxes inhibit performance, and some thoughts on the recent Tiburon conference.
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