Scot Blythe

Scot Blythe

Tracking Errors

Editor/Writer, Financial Services and Public Policy I've been covering the investment industry for more than a decade, first as associate editor at Global Stratagems then as investments editor at Advisor.ca, editor of CanHedge and finally editor of Advisor's Edge Report. I have also contributed articles on alternative investments to Benefits Canada, Canadian Investment Review, Morningstar.ca and Report on Business magazine.

U.S. Asset Managers Face Uncertain Future

Coming to terms with post-2008 world.

Did Wisconsin Have a Problem?

Politics the latest risk for public pension funds.

Local Factors Drive Regional Stock Outperformance

Research: little support for global asset pricing model.

Farewell to Cheap Capital

The impact of rising interest rates.

What Explains Hedge Fund Returns?

Hint: it's not just luck (or factor analysis...or risk premia...)

When Contributions Are Too Low

Why markets can't save the pension promise.

The Price of Shame: 37 bps

Neither a borrower not a discount borrower be.

Strong Governance and Lower Tobin’s Q

During the financial crisis, being good didn't pay for banks.

Can the Longevity Levee Be Breached?

So far, the tools used to hedge it are "somewhat crude".

Public Pension Plans as Fraudsters?

First New Jersey, now California.

Transcontinental Media G.P.