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...
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...
Homemade Leverage
In finance, homemade leverage is the use of personal borrowing of investors to change the amount of financial leverage of the firm. Investors can use homemade leverage to change an unleveraged firm in...
Texas hedge
A Texas hedge is a financial hedge that increases exposure to risk - not to be confused with the Kansas City Shuffle. An example would be hedging the purchase of a call option by buying shares of the...
Benchmark price
Benchmark price (BP) is the price per unit of quantity of a commodity traded in the international marketplace, set by the country or producers' organization that consistently exports the largest quant...
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,...
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...
Makingup price
MAKING-UP PRICE: A term used in the London and other British Stock Exchanges, to denote the price at which speculative bargains are carried over from one account to the next. The carrying over of a "b...
Prosperity consciousness
Prosperity consciousness is a term and teaching often referred to in New Age and New Thought communities, and it is a term sometimes used by financial professionals. It describes the belief that by op...
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...
Delivery point (futures trading) - Wikipedia