Richard Wilson

In addition to writing for Investopedia, Richard Wilson runs a popular hedge fund blog and is the founder of the Hedge Fund Group (HFG). Wilson is a hedge fund consultant for a third party marketing firm and also runs ThirdPartyMarketing.com.

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  1. Investing Strategy

    What is a tuck-in acquisition?

    A tuck-in acquisition, often referred to as a "bolt-on acquisition", is a type of acquisition in which the acquiring company merges the acquired company into a division of the acquiring entity. Often, ...
  2. FA Profession

    10 Steps To A Career In Hedge Funds

    Experience and hard work go a long way toward securing a position in this challenging field.
  3. ETFs

    Investing In IPO ETFs

    Learn the history, rules and risks of investing in IPO exchange-traded funds.
  4. ETFs

    An Introduction To Sovereign Wealth Funds

    Countries use sovereign wealth funds to stabilize their economies, but these investments can lack transparency.
  5. Trading Instruments

    7 Hedge Fund Manager Startup Tips

    Starting a hedge fund is the new American dream. Find out how you can pull it off.
  6. ETFs

    How To Legally Form A Hedge Fund

    Research is key before you take any steps in forming a hedge fund, as there are many options available.
  7. High Net Worth Strategy

    A Guide To Hedge Fund Startup Services

    We review some options, service providers and processes you can follow while starting up your hedge fund.
  8. Professionals

    Financial Analyst Training & Designation Programs

    Time to upgrade your financial skills? These designations are flexible and adaptable to the changing marketplace.
  9. Entrepreneurship

    How To Make $1 Million In Your Small Business

    Make your dream a reality. Find out what you can do to reach this financial goal.
  10. Markets & Economy

    4 Traits Of A Top Financial Blog

    With thousands of blogs on the web, it's hard to sort the good from the bad.
  11. Markets & Economy

    What is Fisher's separation theorem?

    Fisher's separation theorem stipulates that the goal of any firm is to increase its value to the fullest extent, regardless of the preferences of the firm's owners. The theorem is named after American ...
  12. ETFs

    Getting To Know Hedge-Like Mutual Funds

    This type of alternative investment mutual fund gives investors the benefits of a hedge fund, without the need for high net worth. See if this strategy is right for you.
  13. Investing Strategy

    Why is a "hockey stick bid" considered fraudulent?

    A "hockey stick bid" is a pricing strategy in which a supplier will spike the price of a commodity considerably beyond the firm's marginal cost. A supplier will typically make a hockey stick bid when the ...
  14. Laws & Regulations

    What do people mean when they mention real estate gazunders ...

    A gazump refers to the practice of raising the real estate's price from what was already verbally agreed upon. This move is often executed just before the papers are to be signed, which irritates the buyer ...
  15. Trading Instruments

    What is a Bermuda swaption?

    The Bermuda swaption refers to a modified American style of option. A swaption is an option on an interest rate swap in which the buyer has the ability to enter into an interest rate swap agreement at ...
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