President Trump’s Plans to bring back Hedge Funds: The Ins and Outs

In our previous article, we covered why Hedge Funds were rapidly declining and were unable to compete with the market standards currently being imposed on them. To be specific, the requirement for exclusivity and risk-adjusted outperformance are progressively becoming increasing difficult to attain. But recent, new updates from the Trump administration may provide some hope for the hedge fund industry. Trump issued two executive orders last Friday with the purpose of repealing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Rules – essentially, an act known as the Dodd-Frank Act which placed regulations on…

The Real Reason Why Hedge Funds Can No Longer Compete With the Market

In the past, hedge fund giants were able to completely dominate capital investments, allowing them significantly exceed what the market could offer. But this trend seems to be quickly dissipating.   For an investor, identifying where an opportunity set lies is the largest obstacle in turning their ideologies into a viable plan of action. To add to the burden, the competition in the investment sector is at an all-time high, leading to a difficulty in providing the exclusive market standard sought after by investors looking to liquidate in institutions. “The…

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Rules: How Trump Plans to Abolish them

Two executive orders were signed by Trump this Friday in Washington, reverting financial regulations on Wall Street Banks. This also included financial consultants that were involved in the marketing and distribution of high-cost investment schemes with large commissions. A white house adviser added, that while the directives do not take effect immediately, they do request involved federal agencies to investigate the matter and remove the present or pending restrictions.President Trump is strongly against the Dodd-Frank rulings. He commented that they make the process of legitimate investing, financing, and trade significantly…

Is Your Saving Account Worth Having?

Your savings account may be worth having or is it? With the current interest rates, it’s not even worth the trouble anymore. Your better off putting your money into a money marketing savings account such as Capitol One 360 which gives you 1 percent interest if you keep your balance above $10,000 or 0.7 percent if it is below this threshold.   It’s not worth keeping any money in banks when credit unions in most cases give you more for your money.  Many institutions also charge service fees for taking…

The Latest Trend In Finance Is Scary

The latest trend in finance should be a positive one, but unfortunately, it’s quite the opposite. The new thing in economics is stabilizing and complacency. The economies and markets around the globe aren’t rebounding, and everyone’s just sitting there wondering what to do next. What’s even worse is this seems to be accepted, and no one’s saying anything or trying to do anything about it. People don’t realize this isn’t happening because the market hasn’t gotten better, it’s because things haven’t gotten worse. That’s right; we haven’t hit bottom yet.…

Are Gold & Silver The New Currency?

  Gold and silver have been around long before many of us were ever born, and it’s highly unlikely to go anywhere in the foreseeable future. With currencies all around the world struggling even in the United States, gold and silver somehow have managed to retain its value. It wasn’t too long ago that gold use to be $300.00 an ounce, and Silver was $7.00 an ounce. Fast forward a few years and both skyrocketed to numbers many had never seen in their lifetime. Gold would eventually peak at $2,000.00…

Banking Your Way In The United States

There presently is so many credit unions and banks it’s almost too many to count. Here in Jacksonville, Florida alone there are many banks, some have changed their name many times over the years such as Wachovia now known as Wells Fargo. This also includes BB & T, Ameris Bank, Chase Manhatten, and Wood Forest National Bank. Most of these banks offer many similar services such as home loans, car loans, and credit cards with many of these franchises charging for their services. Wood Forest National Bank is located in…

Demonetization at its peak!

Demonetization is changing of a currency unit of its status as legal tender. Whenever a country changes its national currency, it has to demonetize the old unit of currency to replace it with a new monetary unit. There are several reasons why countries demonetize their local currency. Reasons include change inflation rate, to minimize corruption and to discourage a cash payment system. The idea supports replacing the old currency with a new currency permanently. In 2016, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to demonetize the 500 and 1000 rupee…

Finance A To Z

  Many of us are lucky enough to have lucrative finances because of investments our relatives have invested into saving for that important day of retirement. We often postpone our good investments because were too involved with trying to make the best of the money we have from payday to payday. I feel that finances are the most stressful parts of being married and may even lead to foreseeable divorces in the modern day family.  Finances should be an important subject that is taken in our high school curriculums. When…

The World Is Moving Towards A Scary Future!

2017 had a rough start. President Trump became the president, and that sent chills to the whole world. Most citizens of the United States of America were either outraged or confused, and they still are to this day. The future seems unpredictable, and this unpredictable future is also showing its effects on the world trade. However, this is not the only issue that has caused the sense of uncertainty among “Watchdogs” of the business community. The world seems to be going in descend rather than going upwards, but there are…