How risky ETFs won the decade – and why they might not repeat that performance

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Exchange-traded funds that use leverage to offer double or triple the daily return of benchmark U.S. stock indexes rank among the 10 top-performing funds of the decade, with returns that in some cases neared 2,000%, despite warnings that they are not suitable for most investors. FILE Continue Reading

Hedge fund-backed reinsurance duo poised for performance uptick: Barron’s

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two reinsurance firms backed by prominent hedge funds are considered good investments as their share price performance has yet to benefit from the sector’s improved pricing outlook, according to Barron’s. Both Greenlight Capital Re and Third Point Reinsurance, linked to David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital and Dan Continue Reading

SMXcast: Tactics to improve your YouTube video ad performance

For search marketers, YouTube offers access to 1.9 billion logged-in global users per month, making it the second largest search engine. And, Google reports that advertisers buying YouTube video ads in addition to search ads see, on average, 8% higher search conversion volume, 3% higher search conversion rates and 4% Continue Reading