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

When Coups Depress the Economy – or Don’t

Though the Turkish economy suffered what Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek termed a “knee-jerk reaction” in the immediate wake of an unsuccessful and short-lived coup attempt, investors still fear for the stability of the market.

2017-06-19T15:02:35+00:00August 16th, 2016|Blog, Economy|Comments Off on When Coups Depress the Economy – or Don’t

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