Neil O'Hara

Neil A. O'Hara is a freelance financial writer with intimate knowledge of domestic and international markets. He covers a wide range of subjects from hedge funds, private equity and corporate governance to market and industry reviews as well as more technical topics, including exchange traded funds, options, securitization, credit derivatives, securities lending, prime brokerage, risk management and financial industry regulations. He is also the author of record for the 6th Edition of The Fundamentals of Municipal Bonds (John Wiley & Sons, December 2011), an industry primer created by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association.

  1. Taxes

    Investment Tax Basics For All Investors

    Asset placement and tax-loss harvesting can reduce the tax burden, however, Investors should still consult tax advisors for ...
  2. Mutual Funds

    The multiple strategies of hedge funds

    Current and potential hedge fund investors need to understand how much risk hedge funds take on in order to make money.
  3. Trading Strategy

    Using index futures to predict the future

    Want to know whether the stock market will open up or down? Learn about index futures and how they can help predict how the ...