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.
Dividend discount model
The dividend discount model (DDM) is a method of valuing a company's stock price based on the theory that its stock is worth the sum of all of its future dividend payments, discounted back to their pr...
Buy side
Buy-side is a term used in investment banking to refer to advising institutions concerned with buying investment services. Private equity funds, mutual funds, life insurance companies, unit trusts, he...
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...
List of stock market crashes
This is a list of stock market crashes and bear markets.
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,...
Skin in the game (phrase)
To have "skin in the game" is to have incurred monetary risk by being invested in achieving a goal.In the phrase, "skin" is a synecdoche for the person involved, and "game" is the metaphor for the act...
Constant proportion portfolio insurance
Constant proportion portfolio insurance (CPPI) is a trading strategy that allows an investor to maintain an exposure to the upside potential of a risky asset while provide a capital guarantee against ...
Big bath
Big Bath in accounting is an earnings management technique whereby a one-time charge is taken against income in order to reduce assets, which results in lower expenses in the future. The write-off rem...
Delivery point (futures trading)
In a futures contract where the underlying is a physical object, such as grain or oil, the price of the futures contract is quoted assuming delivery of that physical object to a specific physical loca...