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.
Capital structure substitution theory
In finance, the capital structure substitution theory (CSS) describes the relationship between earnings, stock price and capital structure of public companies. The CSS theory hypothesizes that manage...
Capital structure substitution theory - Wikipedia
Chinese wall
Chinese wall is a business term describing an information barrier within an organization that was erected in order to prevent exchanges or communication that could lead to conflicts of interest. For e...
Chinese wall - Wikipedia
Deal toy
A deal toy, or financial tombstone in the finance and investment banking world, is a customized memento or gift that is intended to mark and commemorate the closing of a business deal. These plaques o...
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...
Cliquet
A cliquet option or ratchet option is an exotic option consisting of a series of consecutive forward start options. The first is active immediately. The second becomes active when the first expires, e...
Cliquet - Wikipedia
Currency risk
Foreign exchange risk (also known as FX risk, exchange rate risk or currency risk) is a financial risk that exists when a financial transaction is denominated in a currency other than that of the base...
Strategic default
A strategic default is the decision by a borrower to stop making payments (i.e., to default) on a debt, despite having the financial ability to make the payments.This is particularly associated with r...
Structured collar
A structured collar is a neologism which describes an interest rate derivative product consisting of a straightforward cap, and an enhanced floor. The enhancement consists of additions which increase ...
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 ...
Rate of return on a portfolio
The rate of return on a portfolio is the rate of return on a portfolio measured over a period of time.
The rate of return on a portfolio can be calculated either directly or indirectly, depending ...
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...