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Research and insight from retirement and risk experts at Larkspur-RiXtrema

Frontrunning Goes Full Star Wars: Uses Trading Lighsaber

By  now most of market participants are aware of the ubiquitous front running going on in the markets. Michael Lewis...

Article by RiXtrema Authors Wins 2015 Peter L. Bernstein Award – Journal of Derivatives, published by Institutional Investor Journals

An article in the Journal of Derivatives, published by Institutional Investor Journals, has been named the winner of the 2015...

Retirement Crisis: Managing Your Clients’ Risk & Expectations

According to the recent Blackrock Investor Pulse Survey, we are in a retirement crisis and advisors who work with pre-retirees...

“Communication Breakdown” As The Fed Loses Street Cred

Are you confused about the Fed’s actions? Weren’t they supposed to hike rates in early 2015, then late 2015, now...

Morningstar OfficeSM and RiXtrema Integrate: Seamless Portfolio Crash Testing to Benefit Platform Users

RiXtrema is now integrated with Morningstar OfficeSM, Morningstar’s practice and portfolio management system for financial advisors. Now, dual clients of...

Convincing Prospects: How To Discuss Risk and Goals

As advisors are adopting wealth management technology, they seem to be focused on the risk tolerance aspect of risk system...

High Yield: Are ‘Fixed Income People’ Smarter Than ‘Equity People’?

Increases in junk credit spreads have historically been predictive of the stock market moves, especially after a prolonged period of...

How You Can Win Client’s Trust Where Others Lose It

How can an Advisor differentiate from competition in this volatile market? Study after study shows that the first thing that...

The Investor Revolt Continues In The Wrong Direction

The «investor revolt» continues. According to Investment Company Institute, US equity funds have outflows of $17.5 billion in August on...

Robos deny impact from volatility on their AUM growth, straining credibility

AUM growth of first-generation robo-advisors dramatically slowed in light of market volatility, yet statements by robo advisors deny this fact,...