Under the Hood: Understanding Volatility and the VIX, Pt. 1
Asked and answered: Why investors should watch volatility, what exactly is the VIX and is it really predictive of future stock market movements.
Renewable Energy Booms, Coal Energy Falters
In 2015, the US could set new national records for annual renewable build, coal retirements, and gas burn from the power sector.
3 Sectors Where Billionaires Bought Ahead of Earnings Season
Where billionaire hedge fund managers like Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman and Warren Buffett have placed their chips ahead of first-quarter earnings.
Gates, Pritzkers Take on Musk in $5 Billion Race for New Battery
Gates is backing MIT’s Donald Sadoway, who says he’s perfected the chemistry for a 10-ton liquid metal battery.
Hedge Fund Firm GMO Says Stop Hedging Your (Foreign) Bets
The Boston-based hedge fund firm argues that, paradoxically, hedging foreign equity actually increases risk.
Under the Hood: Stock Market Valuation, Pt. 2—Shiller and Tobin
Concluding our discussion of stock market valuation tools, we look at Robert Shiller’s CAPE and James Tobin’s Q Ratio.
Under the Hood: Stock Market Valuation, Pt. 1: Buffett’s Choice
To begin our look at the most popular stock market valuation tools, we consider Warren Buffett’s favorite.
Average Returns, Rarer Than You Think
Plus, the average investor realizes returns of about 3.7%. Why? Because they chase alpha and fail rather than aim for beta and succeed.
How to Win the Sports Card Collecting Game
Auction director Chris Ivy on what makes a sports trading card likely to grow in value.
Not Even Hedge Fund Managers Think About Alpha at the Altar
When hedge fund managers get married or divorced, their fund alpha drops more than 7% for several months around the event, researchers found.