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Balanced Beta: Efficiently Balancing Risk, Not Capital

Traders and investors increasingly recognize that concentrated portfolios are very risky and unnecessary for meeting their long-run return objectives. This is leading more asset allocators to the balanced beta approach.   What is Beta? Beta, in this case, refers to a market exposure to a certain asset class. For example, investing in the S&P 500 […]

Endowment Fund – Overview, Types, Policies, Strategies

An endowment fund is a type of investment fund that is managed by a nonprofit organization or educational institution. The fund is typically funded through donations or bequests, and its primary goal is to generate long-term financial returns that can be used to support the organization or institution. Endowment funds may invest in a variety […]

Passive vs. Active Management (Strategic vs. Tactical Allocation)

Investing is a crucial part of financial planning, and the strategy you use to invest can significantly impact your long-term financial goals. Passive and active management are two different investment strategies that market participants can choose to adopt. Passive management involves buying and holding a diversified portfolio of securities that track an index, while active […]

BRK.A vs. BRK.B Stock – What’s the Difference?

When it comes to investing in Berkshire Hathaway, the multinational conglomerate headed by Warren Buffett, investors have two options: BRK.A (Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class A) or BRK.B (Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B) stock. While the two types of shares represent ownership in the same company, there are some key differences that investors should be aware […]

Public Equity (Stocks) vs. Private Equity (Private Assets) – Pros and Cons

Investing in stocks (public equity) or private equity can be a daunting task, especially for beginners. Both types of investments have their own advantages and disadvantages, and investors should carefully consider their goals and risk tolerance before investing in either.   Key Takeaways – Stocks vs. Private Equity Public equity offers liquidity, transparency, and easy […]

Bond Auction Trading Strategies

Bond auctions are a fundamental aspect of the global financial system, as governments regularly issue bonds to raise funds and finance their expenditures. Traders and investors are always on the lookout for innovative and effective trading strategies to maximize returns. One such strategy is bond-auction trading, available to large institutional investors. In this article, we […]

Investing in Private Assets – 5 Requirements

Investing in private assets has become increasingly popular among sophisticated investors looking to diversify their portfolios and potentially achieve higher returns. Private assets refer to investments in assets that are not traded on public exchanges, such as private equity, hedge funds, real estate, and other alternative investments. However, investing in private assets requires certain requirements […]

Why Diversification Is Harder in Today’s World

Diversification has long been considered a crucial component of successful investing and trading, helping to reduce risk by spreading your trades and investments across a variety of assets, asset classes, countries, and currencies. However, in today’s world, achieving diversification has become more challenging. Inflation, geopolitical risks, and the need for inflation protection all present significant […]

How and Why Banks Runs Happen [Within a Macro Context]

What Is a Bank Run? A bank run occurs when a large number of depositors, or customers, of a bank or other financial institution simultaneously withdraw their funds because they fear that the bank may become insolvent, or unable to meet its financial obligations. Bank runs can be triggered by rumors or news of financial […]

Moneta Markets Brings Out ‘Ultra ECN’ Account With Low Commissions

Multi-regulated broker, Moneta Markets, has launched an ‘Ultra ECN’ account with competitive trading conditions. The new solution is available on the firm’s MetaTrader 4, MetaTrader 5, and PRO Trader platforms. Industry-Leading Conditions The Ultra ECN account offers spreads from 0.0 pips on forex and gold, plus commissions of $2 per round turn, notably lower than […]

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