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 Rise of Wealth Management: What is it and How Can it Help Your Business?

While the debate the potential implications of Brexit continue to rage, such partisan discussions often miss the point concerning the UK's departure from the EU. After all, it is the uncertainty that is placing the single most significant burden on the UK, and this is likely to continue at least until negotiations with the European […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Regulation of Marketplace Lending - Annual Survey

As marketplace lending continues to grow in its scope and influence in the loan financing industry it's important to stay abreast of the changes in regulation and governing of the sector. For that reason, the fine attorneys of Chapman and Cutler LLP diligently prepare an annual survey detailing the principal regulations applicable to internet-based lending. Introduction To This Year's Marketplace […]

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 […]

UK's Peer-to-Peer Finance Association To Block Banks From "Cherry Picking" Loans

Peer-to-peer retail investors in the UK will get a little bit of help against big banks "cherry picking" all of the best loans. The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association is the highly-respected trade body of p2p lenders in the UK and they plan to put rules in place for the various lending platforms to make sure that […]

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 […]

This 27 Year Old Legally Earned Millions With Penny Stocks Investments

Who says investments in penny stocks are worthless? At the age of 21, Joshua Sason was living in his parents house with dreams of being a rock star. He was in Long Island working a boring job for a law firm that handles debt collection. Not exactly your dream life, right? Well, things turned into quite […]

LendIt USA Conference 2015 Video

The Lendit USA conference was a huge success, boasting over 2000 attendees. The video below has over 4 hours of eye-opening interviews that highlight the bright future of P2P lending in the U.S. and abroad. There were a ton of featured speakers from various Peer-to-Peer lending platforms, including: Renaud Laplanche (Founder & CEO of LendingClub), […]

Prosper Marketplace Appears Ready For Its IPO In 2015

From www.valuewalk.com - Peer-to-peer lending company Prosper Marketplace president Ron Suber and CFO Macy Lee did an interview with btigresearch.com analysts Mark Palmer and Giuliano Bologna this week, and it’s clear that the two execs are already laying the foundation for their IPO, expected later this year. “People underestimate what it takes to do this,” […]

No Banks Needed: How P2P Lending Is Turning The Business of Loans Into Something Personal

From www.edition.cnn.com - "You can get actually a better deal by looking at people around you, looking at your community," says Soul Htite, the founder and CEO at Dianrong, a peer-to-peer lending company based in Shanghai. Acting as a broker between lenders and borrowers, peer-to-peer lenders say they can offer a better rate to both […]

Finance Editor Not Impressed With P2P Lending's Impact On Market?

From www.economist.com - The audio you will find below is from a financial world highlights segment produced by the Economist website, the series is titled “Money Talks”. Edward McBride is being interviewed, he's The Economist's finance editor and at the 3:20 mark of the video he answers questions about the peer to peer lending market […]




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