Watch high-speed trading in action
Citadel Group, a high-frequency trading firm located in Chicago, trades more stocks each day than the floor of the NYSE.
Donald Trump: Tax System Is Letting Hedge Funds “Get Away With Murder”
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took a break from talking about illegal immigrants on Sunday to say that he would change the tax code to force people who work at hedge funds to pay more...
The World's 5 Most Livable Cities
Living conditions around the world are on a steep decline as of late. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) annual livability ranking — which examines the quality of life in 140 cities...
The best and worst states to make a living
Choosing a place to live where you can find good, well-paid work and stretch your paycheck to cover your costs can be difficult. To help you out, the personal finance site MoneyRates used several dat...
U.S. Charges British Trader With Helping Cause 'Flash Crash'
Alleged market manipulation by a London-based high-frequency trader helped cause the 2010 "Flash Crash" that roiled financial exchanges and severely tested investors' confidence, U.S. authorities said...
'Machine' Ray Dalio takes on 'Man' Bill Ackman
It was man versus machine when Bill Ackman interviewed Ray Dalio in New York.
The Cost Of Living Worldwide
We think about cost of living all the time, especially when we're looking to move from one location to another. Our perspective is, therefore, generally rather narrow
Private equity
Feature report on why private equity is such a dominant force today. Blackstone, Cerberus & KKR are the new masters of markets. Report by Niall McGee.
Venture capital
This short video explains what Venture capitalist request (or expect) when they negotiate a Term sheet with entrepreneurs raising capital.
Donald Trump: Tax System Is Letting Hedge Funds “Get Away With Murder”
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took a break from talking about illegal immigrants on Sunday to say that he would change the tax code to force people who work at hedge funds to pay more...
Curb trading
On the curb is a financial term that describes the act of trading securities outside the mainstream stock exchange, either because the company operating the exchange has very strict listing requiremen...
Venture capital
Venture capital (VC) is financial capital provided to early-stage, high-potential, growth startup companies. The venture capital fund earns money by owning equity in the companies it invests in, which...
Venture capital - Wikipedia
The World's 5 Most Livable Cities
Living conditions around the world are on a steep decline as of late. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) annual livability ranking — which examines the quality of life in 140 cities...
Financial goal
A financial goal or financial target is an objective which is expressed in or based upon money. Examples include debt reduction, sufficient wealth to retire or minimisation of tax.
Debt cash flow
Debt Cash Flow is a finance term describing a firm's non-Equity cash flows. Theoretically, adding the discounted Debt Cash Flow to the discounted Flows to equity (also known as Equity Cash Flows) wil...
Repo 105
Repo 105 is Lehman Brothers' name for an accounting maneuver that it used where a short-term repurchase agreement is classified as a sale. The cash obtained through this "sale" is then used to pay dow...
Global tactical asset allocation
Global Tactical Asset Allocation, or GTAA, is a top-down investment strategy that attempts to exploit short-term mis-pricings among a global set of assets. The strategy focuses on general movements in...
Sovereign credit risk
Sovereign credit risk is the risk of a government becoming unwilling or unable to meet its loan obligations, as happened to Cyprus in 2013. Many countries faced sovereign risk in the late-2000s global...
True time-weighted rate of return
The time-weighted return (or true time-weighted rate of return (TWROR)) is a measure of the historical performance of an investment portfolio which compensates for external flows. (External flows are ...
7-day SEC yield
The 7-day SEC Yield is a measure of performance in the interest rates of money market mutual funds offered by US mutual fund companies. It is also referred to as the 7-day Annualized Yield.The calcul...
Chartered Strategic Wealth Professional
The Chartered Strategic Wealth Professional (CSWP) designation is a professional certification conferred by Canadian Securities Institute, a Canadian financial education company that provides courses,...
Quality investing
Quality investing is an investment strategy based on a set of clearly defined fundamental criteria that seeks to identify companies with outstanding quality characteristics. The quality assessment is ...