Defining Hedge Funds

Defining Hedge Funds

A hedge fund is an alternative investment vehicle available to sophisticated/accredited investors that can be either institutional or wealthy individual investors. This pooled investment structure can take the form of a limited liability company or a limited...
Stock Market and Stock Exchange

Stock Market and Stock Exchange

Although the terms stock market and stock exchange may be used synonymously, there are slight differences between the two words that, depending on the circumstance, could be used incorrectly. In fact, the two complement each other, as neither would exist without the...
The History of the Stock Market

The History of the Stock Market

With some exceptions in the world, a country’s economic success relates to the health of the country’s stock market. Despite the existence of various types of “bubbles” throughout history, stock market correlates with the expectations about the performance of...
Traits Needed to be a Skillful Investor

Traits Needed to be a Skillful Investor

“The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator.” – Benjamin Graham (British-born American investor, economist, and professor known as the father of value investing) For any type of investor either...