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Pensions Freedoms: Where Are We in the Battle to Protect Investors?

There have always been fraudsters and thieves, but Pensions Freedoms, which came into force April 2015, may have made it easier for scammers to...

How To Create An Effective Investment Portfolio

When it comes to investment, the options often seem limitless, especially given the sheer amount of active markets around the world which it is...

What Brexit means for Hedge Funds

by Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Managing Partner, Agecroft PartnersMuch is being written and discussed about the impact of the UK vote to exit...

Which Banks are involved in Bitcoin industry

For the past few years Bitcoin has been transforming money online. Bitcoin has been very controversial, not least because it is unregulated, and its...

Why Hedge Funds Faced Rough Weather last month

Last month, Hedge funds had a testing time. While Hedge Fund index performed better than S&P 500 and Dow, it was down by 1.87 percent....

How Police Stopped Shakespeare’s New Act – in Cyber Crime

By Kit ChellelA gang of Shakespeare-quoting criminal computer nerds stole millions from British banks online. Cyberpolice carried out a global operation to stop the...

Why Create A Fund Or A Hedge Fund?

The UpsideTraditional investments (in stocks, bonds and cash) have seen their share of highs and lows, and today their charm  seems to have petered...

Opportunities for Hedge Funds in Emerging Markets

"Buying or avoiding all emerging markets as a group doesn't work anymore," says Marko Dimitrijević, founder of emerging markets-focused hedge fund firm Everest Capital. Last year...

High Returns by Activist Hedge Funds Attract Investors

Over the last five years, the Activist Hedge funds have delivered higher returns than the overall hedge fund industry (HFI) benchmark. Last year the Activist...

Should Advisers Recommend Alternative Investments?

This is one of the biggest questions that haunt many advisers. Should they risk introducing their clients to alternative investing? However, before they can...

5 Of The Most Profitable Alternative Investments

Cash, bonds and stocks have always been the primary sources of investment for countless investors over the years. However, it seems that the main...

What is BarclayHedge?

Hedge funds offer their investors some of the most lucrative returns available. Aggressively managed and administered, they have become one of the most popular...

Top VCs and How to Learn from Their Investments

Venture capital funding is on the rise, especially considering the recent boom this year. VC hit an all-time high in the first quarter of...

SEC: Hedge Fund Manager at Center of Fraud Scheme

A hedge fund manager who was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC ) in 2012 with defrauding clients around the world —...

Guide to using Twitter for Trading – Part 3

Part 3: Don’ts – Things to avoid while using Twitter for trading  Just as there are a number of things that you should practice when...

Guide To Using Twitter For Trading – Part 1

Section 1: the scope and importance of using social media tools like Twitter With the advent of technology, life as we have always known it...

Hedge Funds, Snowboarders, Surfers and Securities Solicitation

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) directed the SEC to amend Rule 506 of the Securities Act of 1933 thereby allowing advertising...
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