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Stocks, Bonds, & Mutual Funds

Stocks, Bonds, & Mutual Funds When it concerns investing your cash for retirement, mutual funds are, more times than not, the way to go. You may discover that writers continually talk about these funds if you have checked out a number of personal financing posts. Still, they commonly fail to describe the fundamental property behind […]

Check out the latest economic calendar

Check out the latest economic calendar and Keep track of all the important events and releases that affect the global financial markets.

Economic Calendar

Check out the latest economic calendar and Keep track of all the important events and releases that affect the global financial markets.

Hedge Funds Bulk Up in Bond Trading

As banks abandon debt trading, hedge funds that bet on bonds and loans are pulling in money from investors and hiring traders. Debt-focused hedge funds drew $41.4 billion from pension plans, wealthy individuals, and other investors in 2012, the most since 2007, according to data from Hedge Fund Research. They managed a total of $639.7 billion as […]

Regulation of Cross-Border OTC Derivatives Activities: Finding the Middle Ground

I read with interest the above title: “Regulation of Cross-Broker OTC Derivatives Activities: Finding the Middle Ground”. (see full article below). It is my opinion that we don’t need a “Middle Ground”. What we need is one sensible Global Regulation for the Global Financial Markets which include derivatives. This will give investors a wider range […]

Beige Book Full Report- March 6, 2013

Beige Book Provide Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District Prepared at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and based on information collected on or before February 22, 2013. This document summarizes comments received from businesses and other contacts outside the Federal Reserve and is not a commentary on the […]

Growth, Stability and Sustainability

Crisis and Conflicts by Ethiopis Tafara Director, Office of International Affairs U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission International Centre for Financial Regulation Third Annual International Regulatory Summit Regulation and Policy Priorities: Growth, Stability and Sustainability 25-26 September, 2012 Thank you, Barbara (Ridpath), and thanks to the International Center for Financial Regulation for inviting me here today.  […]

Forex Managed Accounts

Prolific Mini Forex Managed Accounts at Aplari-US

Mini Forex Managed Accounts Prolific Mini-forex Managed Accounts are usually opened by Investors whose risk capital is below USD$25,000.00.. The amount of an account’s net assets committed to margin in this Program will vary as a result of market volatility, among other reasons. On average, three percent (3%) to forty percent (40%) of net assets […]



What is the most I can lose on this investment? This is a question that almost every investor who has invested or is considering investing in a risky asset asks at some point in time. Value at Risk tries to provide an answer, at least within a reasonable bound. In fact, it is misleading to […]

To Hedge or Not to Hedge?

Investors and businesses have more options and opportunities than ever before for hedging risk. But should firms hedge risk? What is the payoff to doing so? If a business or investor chooses to hedge risk, what is the best way to hedge risk (derivatives or insurance, for instance)? Hedging Let us assume  that we have […]