Alternative Investments

  1. Commodities Relative Value

    In this special report, we take a close look at the hedge fund segment, considering ...
  2. CDOs and the Mortgage Market

    These structured products contribute to keeping borrowing rates low.
  3. Behind the Scenes of Your Mortgage

    Four major players slice and dice your mortgage in the secondary market.
  4. SolarCity vs. Sungevity: A Financial Comparison ...

    Compare the investment potential of two solar energy companies: SolarCity Corporation ...
  5. Non-Traded BDCs: Worth the Risks?

    Non-traded BDCs, which lend to high-risk companies, have become a popular investment ...
  6. Money Management: 4 Things to Consider Before ...

    Learn about factors that every investor should consider before purchasing any risky ...
  1. SolarCity vs. Sungevity: A Financial Comparison ...

    Compare the investment potential of two solar energy companies: SolarCity Corporation ...
  2. Rainmaker Systems: A Case Study in Volatility

    Find out about the share price volatility for Rainmaker Systems and the mistakes ...
  3. VXX: An ETN Performance Case Study

    Examine the five-year performance of the volatility ETF VXX. Break down the performance ...
  4. Bridgewater Associates: Investment Manager Highlight

    Discover the investment methodologies of Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Associates, the ...
  5. AQR Capital Management: Investment Manager Highlight

    Discover the investment strategies and secrets of hedge fund powerhouse AQR Capital ...
  6. Why This Overlooked Asset Class May Worth a Bet

    Timber could very well be your best bet over the next 7 years. Here's why.
  1. Commodities Outlook For The Remainder Of 2012

    In examining the possibilities for commodities in the second half of 2012, the situation ...
  2. Commodity Investing 101

    From the orange juice we drink to the gas we use to power our vehicles and heat our ...
  3. Hedge Funds Tutorial

    Hedge funds can be an integral part of a well-diversified portfolio - if you know ...
  4. 20 Investments You Should Know

    To take advantage of all your investing options, you need to know what your choices ...
  1. Should I offer alternative investments to my employees?

    Learn the pros and cons of employer-recommended alternative investments and why risky alternatives, such as hedge funds, ...
  2. What is a derivative?

    A derivative is a contract between two or more parties whose value is based on an agreed-upon underlying financial asset, ...
  3. What is securitization?

    Securitization is the process of taking an illiquid asset, or group of assets, and through financial engineering, transforming ...
  4. Can hedge funds trade penny stocks?

    Discover the types of investments hedge funds can engage in, their primary goal, and the restrictions that preclude the average ...
  1. 10 Habits Of Successful Real Estate Investors

    We'll look at ten habits that help real estate investors build a solid real estate ...
  2. 5 Mistakes That Make House Flipping A Flop

    Learn about common mistakes of flipping houses before trying one on your own.
  3. Break Into Forex In 12 Steps

    Learn how to get started in forex trading.
  4. 5 Best Markets For Real Estate Investments

    The crash in the housing market has made purchasing property in these communities ...
  5. 5 Simple Ways To Invest In Real Estate

    Although the real estate market has plenty of opportunities for making big gains, ...
  6. 9 Tricks Of The Successful Forex Trader

    These steps will make you a more disciplined, smarter and, ultimately, a wealthier ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Reverse Mortgage

    A type of mortgage in which a homeowner can borrow money against the value of his or her home. No repayment of the mortgage ...
  2. Labor Market

    The labor market refers to the supply and demand for labor, in which employees provide the supply and employers the demand. ...
  3. Demand Curve

    The demand curve is a graphical representation of the relationship between the price of a good or service and the quantity ...
  4. Goldilocks Economy

    An economy that is not so hot that it causes inflation, and not so cold that it causes a recession. This term is used to ...
  5. White Squire

    Very similar to a "white knight", but instead of purchasing a majority interest, the squire purchases a lesser interest in ...
  6. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
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