Hedge Fund vs Private Equity Investments

Let's talk the big money. Specifically, we'll discuss hedge fund vs private equity investment differences. We're assuming you already know what is private equity in regards to this discussion and what a hedge fund is, so we're going to dive directly into the differences between private equity funds vs hedge funds. But if you don't […]

The Importance of Political Risk as a Driver of the Foreign Exchange

From a theoretical perspective, the notion of risk is as detrimental as it is inevitable for investors. The same principle cannot be applied in reality, however, as the diverse nature of the financial market means that there are several derivatives that are actively driven by social and political risk. Take currency, for example, which is […]

Bitcoin Price Is Rising Fast - Bitcoin Value Pre-2017

Bitcoin price is going up, in fact, it’s skyrocketing. Bitcoin value is up about 30% over the last month (December 2016), and it's up about 50% over the last 3 months. The current Bitcoin price is lingering right around a very healthy $975. Investors of all kinds are taking note, the last time Bitcoin traded […]

Day Trading For a Living... Successfully? Yes, For An Elite Few.

The people that succeed wildly at day trading for a living are almost like professional athletes in the sense that they have a dream job that pays extremely well, and it's something that most "normal people" can't do. One of the questions we see on a regular basis is “can you make a living trading […]

Investment Advisor Search
- 6 Questions To ALWAYS Ask

Even highly intelligent business people often seek an elite-level investment advisor, but the search for the right one may become a challenge. We all know that we’re smart enough to take care of ourselves and handle our own affairs. While we may be a genius in our chosen field, we’re also smart enough to know […]

What Is Bitcoin? The Future of Money or Just Confusion...

From www.technologyreview.com - What is bitcoin? Boosters of Bitcoin commonly call the digital currency the future of money. But even if it doesn’t turn out to be, a growing group of investors and entrepreneurs are convinced that the idea at the center of bitcoin could revolutionize industries that rely on digital record keeping. It might replace […]

LendingRobot Extends Reach into SMB Marketplace Lending, Adds Funding Circle to its Platform

Investors can now use LendingRobot’s automated investing technology to invest on Funding Circle’s small business loan marketplace   There's big news coming out of the financial technology world. We've recently come to learn that Funding Circle is partnering with LendingRobot in order to allow peer-to-peer loan investors to set automated investment strategies on Funding Circle's small business loan marketplace. […]

42 Lending Club States Now Open For Investors

Is Lending Club available in my state? As Lending Club reviews their customer service questions they've stated that questions about Lending Club states are one of the most frequently asked questions from those thinking of borrowing or investing through their peer-to-peer lending platform. Well, investors concerned about Lending Club states are getting even more good news […]

Noesis' Commercial Real Estate Loans Changing The Industry

It is no secret, over the last 5-7 years we have seen an explosion in technology disrupting traditional lending. First it was across personal lending (Avant, Kabbage, Lending Club.,etc), then small business lending (OnDeck) and now other verticals like commercial real estate loans. The commercial real estate lending sector is major and so we wanted […]

P2P Lending Market Growth By The Numbers 2015

Ever since the financial crisis in the U.S. happened, potential borrowers have been desperately trying to find better access to credit and at lower interest rates, in the meantime, retail investors have been seeking ways to grow their money more efficiently and receive higher returns on their investments. Banking institutions, who've been saddled with regulatory burdens, haven't been able […]

What is Peer-to-Peer Lending: An Illustrated Explanation

If you're reading this article, it's probably because you're wondering, "What is peer-to-peer lending and how does it work?" Well, we're going to explain exactly what it is for you in an easy to understand way as well as provide a great infographic to help illustrate some of the major points. With traditional banks denying loans to small […]

What's The Difference Between Peer-to-Peer Lending & Crowdfunding?

Are you an entrepreneur looking to start or grow your own business? If so, you may have heard many relatively new terms thrown around that come from the fintech world. All of a sudden peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding and marketplace lending are being talked about as options for people that the banks aren't willing to loan […]

Derivatives Trading & Peer-to-Peer Lending Is Inevitable

From www.bloomberg.com on derivatives trading - It began with a seemingly wacky idea to reinvent banking as we know it. But no one is scoffing at peer-to-peer lending anymore -- least of all, Wall Street. Barely a decade old, “P2P” has gone mainstream and is now being co-opted by some of the big financial players it […]

Stock Market VS Peer-to-Peer Lending Investments

To buy stock, or not to buy stock.... That is the question. I think William Shakespeare...... Probably has nothing to do with that quote. Anyway. It's not always easy to find out which investment opportunities are the best. Which ones fit your personality-type and financial situation the best. But it will help if you know […]

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