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News Worth Reading: August 28, 2015

News is vastly overrated. While often entertaining, it’s usually best at obscuring details, overwhelming readers, wasting time and prompting bad decisions. We recommend reducing your daily intake and concentrating instead on hard data and data-rich analysis. That said, there’s always great information out there if you know where to look. The following comprises our list of news worth reading from the past week.

  • The myths and facts about risk parity (ftalphaville)
  • Preqin’s investor outlook for H2 2015 is out (preqin)
  • A survey of the academic literature regarding hedge funds (ssrn)
  • When to fire a hedge fund (ft)
  • Is hedge fund replication even worth it? (bloombergview)
  • Conquering misconceptions about commodity futures investing (ssrn)
  • Volatility as an asset class (dailyalts)
  • Is dividend yield still a value factor for US equities? (patrickoshag)
  • Risk aversion returns to US equity markets (soberlook)
  • Vanguard is launching another alternative mutual fund (dailyalts)
  • …but alternative mutual funds are not living up to expectations (wsj)
  • BlackRock buys robo-advisor to offer automated advisory to institutional investors (marketwatch)
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