Category: Your Investments

27 Jun 2018
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Alternative Links: All About That Oil

U.S. crude prices surged $2.45 a barrel on Tuesday after the State Department said it is telling companies that buy Iranian crude oil that they must completely cut those exports by Nov. 4, or they will face powerful U.S. sanctions.

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13 Jun 2018
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Alternative Links: Rising Rates

The so-called “dot plot” released Wednesday showed eight Fed policy makers expected four or more quarter-point rate increases for the full year, compared with seven officials during the previous forecast round in March. Fed Raises Rates; Officials Lift Outlook to Four 2018 Hikes – (Bloomberg)   So, while a classic trend follower may look at […]

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16 May 2018
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Alternative Links: Coinbase Comes to Chicago

But the proportion of endowment money in alternative strategies such as hedge funds has jumped dramatically, from 20 percent in 2002 to 52 percent in 2017, according to a Congressional Research Service report. The University of Tennessee invests in Cayman Islands funds, lobbied for secrecy law – (Commercial Appeal)   Coinbase is already one of […]

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23 Feb 2018
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Weekend Reads: Cutting Fees, Basic Income, 3% Yield

North American energy producers survived the recent oil bust in large part by selling more than $60 billion of new stock. Now they’re beginning to buy it back. Oil Producers Buying Back Shares After Years of Selling New Stock – (Wall Street Journal)   9.8bn of cash was ploughed into hedge funds last year after […]

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