Hot Reads: Allocators Optimistic on 2023

Plus, an activist fund thinks BlackRock’s Fink should step down.
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Allocators Focusing on These Asset Classes (Institutional Investor)
A new survey by Natixis finds institutional investors are remarkably optimistic in spite of the macro environment.


Activist Investor Calls for BlackRock’s Fink to Step Down (CNBC)
Bluebell, an activist fund, called Fink out for ESG “hypocrisy.”


Don’t Underestimate Inflation Threat to Fed Credibility (The Capital Spectator)
The critical question of how quickly inflation pressure softens leaves more than a trivial amount of uncertainty to ponder.


Dollar Trends & Regimes (Disciplined Systematic Global Macro Views)
The dollar has been on one of its fastest uptrends in history.


Hedge Fund Sues Grayscale for Data on Battered Bitcoin Trust (Bloomberg)
Fir Tree wants Grayscale to resume redemptions, reduce fees.


Stocks Stumble, Adding to Early-Week Market Rout (Yahoo Finance)
U.S. equities fell again Tuesday as the biggest banks warned of economic clouds ahead.


Build-Your-Own-Index Boom Could Hit $825B In 4 Years (Financial Advisor)
An index strategy that's all about customization is expected to grow faster than other investment vehicles as investors' desire for personalization intensifies.


A SPAC and Crypto Marriage Was Always Doomed (Advisor Perspectives)
After the FTX collapse, the SEC's already elevated wariness of crypto is now at DEFCON 1.


Robinhood Wants Your Retirement Dollars (Financial Advisor Magazine)
The fintech company is allowing a small number of existing customers to open IRA accounts on its platform and is starting a waitlist for others.


5 of the Best Preferred Stock ETFs for High, Stable Dividends (Kiplinger)
ETFs allow you to reduce your risk by investing in baskets of preferreds.


Managers in Asia Are Playing Catch-Up on ESG (Institutional Investor)
Total assets managed by ESG funds in the Asia-Pacific region are expected to more than double in three years: KPMG.


The Bull & Bear Case for Natural Gas (Benzinga)
Is it time to buy the dip in the United States Natural Gas Fund LP (UNG)?


Favorite Investment Writing of 2022 (Of Dollars and Data)
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