Computer-Based Hedge Funds Make ‘Top Performers’ List

According to an article in the Financial Times, computer-driven hedge funds have, for the first time ever, joined their human counterparts as top-performers in the industry. Their admittance to the list of top 20 best performers is an exciting and somewhat startling indication of the challenges technology will pose to traditional, human investing.

2017-06-19T15:02:34+00:00February 24th, 2017|Finance|Comments Off on Computer-Based Hedge Funds Make ‘Top Performers’ List

The Trouble with ‘Entrepreneurship Porn’

‘Entrepreneurship porn’ portrays stories of highly successful founders that can do more harm than good. It can lead to expectations that are realistically beyond reach, ultimately setting entrepreneurs up for failure.

2017-06-19T15:02:34+00:00February 8th, 2017|Blog, Finance|Comments Off on The Trouble with ‘Entrepreneurship Porn’

The Great (And Terrible) Startup Slowdown

The days of rapidly-growing startup companies and new business launches in the United States have slowly come to a halt. Statistics show entrepreneurship in the U.S. has been declining and the startup rate has dropped significantly in the past few decades.

2017-06-19T15:02:35+00:00January 12th, 2017|Blog, Economy, Finance|Comments Off on The Great (And Terrible) Startup Slowdown

Trump’s America in an Age of Automation

The issue is not, as Trump has claimed, outsourcing to China and Mexico—this ship has sailed; the damage is done. The real threat to jobs, especially in the manufacturing industry, is technology and automation.

2021-04-05T20:11:15+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Economy, Finance|Comments Off on Trump’s America in an Age of Automation

Markets Don’t Care If Your Government’s a Mess

To many investors, buying government debt seems like the smart move, because they stand to lose less than they expect to otherwise. If this trend continues, and bond prices continue to climb, investors could actually earn money by selling their bonds amongst themselves for a higher price than what they paid.

2017-06-19T15:02:35+00:00August 5th, 2016|Blog, Economy, Finance|Comments Off on Markets Don’t Care If Your Government’s a Mess

How Investors Are Preparing For Brexit’s Market Impact

Shock at the outcome of the Brexit's narrow vote to leave the European Union has triggered unprecedented political and social repercussions, both internally and on the world stage. While the UK untangles itself from economic and political EU regulations, investors untangle the effects of the Brexit vote on the global market, which fell into disarray [...]

2017-06-19T15:02:35+00:00July 12th, 2016|Blog, Economy, Finance|Comments Off on How Investors Are Preparing For Brexit’s Market Impact