Blog Posts - Hedge Funds



How To Make More Money Than God- Hedge Funds And Making Of New Elite

How To Make More Money Than God- Hedge Funds And Making Of A New Elite is a book that throws light on the secret world of hedge fund managers. “More Money Than God” is primarily a narrative history, but it also delves frequently into some...
by Swing Trading Systems on Dec 14, 2015

Signs Of The Time, Part 87

It’s been interesting watching the run-up to the recent carnage on Wall Street. For some time now, the “crash prophets” who correctly-called the housing market bubble and 2008 economic crisis have been warning the stock market was frothy, if no...
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 25, 2015

BLACK MONDAY!

As Dow futures fall 600+ points, this article provides a collection of links from respected financial sources (plus one written by me) containing information you should be aware of regardless of the industry that you work in!Read at LI here.
by The Political Commentator on Aug 24, 2015

Shadow Banking And Why Interest Rates Will Stay Where They Are!

Janet Yellen discussed Fed policy and interest rates yesterday and, with the removal of the word ‘Patient’ from the current Open Market Committee statement, financial markets roared!Of course when it comes to Fed-speak the removal of one word, in...
by The Political Commentator on Mar 19, 2015

Marc Faber Shares 2015 Outlook, Talks Bonds, Stocks, Precious Metals

Yesterday, Swiss-born investment advisor/money manager Marc Faber appeared on Bloomberg Television’s In the Loop. Speaking with Brendan Greeley, Betty Liu, and Erik Schatzker, the publisher of the monthly investment newsletter The Gloom Boom &#...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 30, 2014

New Millionaires-How Are They Making Their Money

Filed under: Entrepreneurship Tagged: financial crisis 2008, George Soros, greed, hedge funds, how new millionaires make their money, masters of the universe, postaday, Private Equity, sub prime crisis...
by Wealthymatters on Aug 19, 2014

Former Goldman Prop Traders Can’t Survive in the Wild.

Turns out Goldman traders are not at all what they’re hyped out to be, once they are deprived of their Goldman platform. Many went and started their own hedge funds and failed. One guy even managed to lose 7%. 7%! In this market! I guess he was...
by Left with Balls on Jun 9, 2014

HF Analyst: The Things I Know For Sure

My background is posted in my AMA ("AMA: Credit Analyst at +$5B Distressed Shop") - just wanted to pass along a few thoughts as I think about my own career. 1. You are never the smartest guy in the room. Conviction is one of the most important thin...
by Wall Street Oasis on May 29, 2014

Hard Won Wisdom

In 2001 and 2002 I lost all my money through bad investing. The same thing happened to me on a couple of occasions after that.So why should anyone listen to me about investing? You shouldn’t. You  shouldn’t listen to anyone at all about...
by Wealthymatters on Apr 11, 2014

Your 5-A-Day: 5 Ways To Profit From Lessons Learned Abroad

Vitally important for being a successful investor is the ability to look beyond ‘buzzwords’, acknowledge that a wobble can be more dangerous when the training wheels come off and understand the nature of those that hold the future of the...
by The Investment Insight on Feb 13, 2014

Your 5-A-Day: 5 Ways To Profit From Lessons Learned Abroad

Vitally important for being a successful investor is the ability to look beyond ‘buzzwords’, acknowledge that a wobble can be more dangerous when the training wheels come off and understand the nature of those that hold the future of the...
by The Investment Insight on Feb 13, 2014

Alternative Investments to the Stock Market

If you’re thinking of investing your money, you’ve probably had a lot of people tell you to invest it in the stock market. However, the stock market isn’t the only option when it comes to investing. There are plenty of alternative i...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jan 16, 2014

The Burden of the 1%.

BERNARD: But sometimes, Willy, it’s better for a man just to walk away. WILLY: Walk away? BERNARD: That’s right. WILLY: But if you can’t walk away? BERNARD: I guess that’s when it’s tough. – Arthur Miller, Death of a Sales...
by Left with Balls on Dec 18, 2013

Growing Inequality Can’t Be Cured by Charity.

It’s very hard to make a connection between one man’s actions and the other man’s suffering due to those actions. For a hedge fund manager it’s difficult to link his actions to a suffering of a small town teacher. His thinking goes: I exploit...
by Left with Balls on Nov 20, 2013

Magnetar’s Capital New Trade

At Policymic. If it’s all about business, then, perhaps, Magnetar can halt its cheap displays of benevolence. A $25,000 donation by the property manager to staff one police officer at one of city’s schools would be a nice gesture if it weren̵...
by Left with Balls on Oct 22, 2013

Alpha e beta: le due lettere dell'alfabeto greco nel mondo finanziario

Queste due lettere dell'alfabeto greco sono diventate importanti e diffuse nel mondo finanziario e degli investimenti: gestori e consu­lenti le citano spesso nella loro do­cumentazione, nelle... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Business news on Sep 22, 2013

Hedge Funds Cut Wagers

Gold dropped as low as upto US $1,200 per ounce for the first time since 2010. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. declined forecast, too. Hedge funds cut wagers on down rally of Gold.

N.Y. Wins Right to Finish $410 Million Merkin Settlement

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman can go forward with a $410 million settlement with J. Ezra Merkin, using his law enforcement powers to compensate Merkin investors whose money was lost in Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, a judge ruled. Mad...
by Mafia Today on Apr 16, 2013

Hedge Funds - Are These Lucrative Investment Options?

The point of a hedge is to make money for clients regardless of market direction. Hedge funds will buy and hold stocks, they will sell short, as well as buy and sell options. These particular funds differ from most traditional funds, which adhere to...
by Everything About Investment on Apr 11, 2013

What Are Hedge Funds?

Have you ever wondered what are hedge funds and what they do for you? well, the Khan Academy has made this short introductory video on hedge funds that I find interesting and helpful.   Did this help? Your opinion matters. You can rate this ar...
by Bobby Finance on Mar 3, 2013


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