Tag Archives: stock market


Stable commodity prices forecast

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – During the first six months of 2008, commodities looked to be the savior of investors who were losing money in the stock market. In the second half, particularly for those who had invested in oil, […]

Success of managed futures is a mixed bag

Chicago Tribune – Strong returns are a mixed blessing this year for investment funds that specialize in trading futures contracts. While the stock market plunged about 35 percent, managed futures funds posted annual returns of about 16 percent, according to […]

Diversity failed? there’s always stock risk

Tacoma News Tribune – It was a year of disillusionment, betrayal and excruciating pain for investors. Wall Street got investing so wrong that the financial system needed an emergency $700 billion transfusion of taxpayer money to avoid collapse, and investors […]

Cuban’s Sports Gambling Hedge Fund, Revisited

CNBC – More than four years ago, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said that if he started any hedge fund, it would be a sports gambling hedge fund. Cuban quickly noted that it was merely a fantasy: as an owner, […]

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