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A new form of alternative investments – binary options
5 years ago

A new form of alternative investments – binary options

Most of us have probably heard about binary options. Naturally, there is tons of information online however first we need to define binary option. It is a type of option …
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Traditional Asset Classes Versus Alternative Investments
5 years ago

Traditional Asset Classes Versus Alternative Investments

Traditionally, financial institutions use LIBOR rates as risk – free rates. LIBOR rate is used as benchmark by financial institutions and is known as short – term opportunity cost of …
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Alternative Investment Management: Hedging strategies which are employed by gold mining companies
5 years ago

Alternative Investment Management: Hedging strategies which are employed by gold mining companies

It is well known that it takes several years to extract all the gold from the mine. When a gold mining company decides to start production at a particular mine, …
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Alternative Investment Management: Hedge Funds Activities
5 years ago

Alternative Investment Management: Hedge Funds Activities

Derivatives are mostly used by hedge funds for arbitrage, speculation or hedging. If we compare hedge funds to mutual funds we can see that they have the same similarity – …
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Alternative Investment Management: Unauthorized Trading Catastrophic Consequences
5 years ago

Alternative Investment Management: Unauthorized Trading Catastrophic Consequences

Derivatives are often used for hedging, speculation, arbitrage or other alternative investment management strategies. Alternative investment management companies can face some risks when an employee who has a mandate to …
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Investment Bank Size Versus Stability
5 years ago

Investment Bank Size Versus Stability

The largest bankruptcy ever seen in US history was fulfilled by Leman Brothers and its furcations were felt throughout derivatives markets. Until the end of Leman Brothers everyone expected that …
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Alternative Investment Management: What is a Derivative?
5 years ago

Alternative Investment Management: What is a Derivative?

One of the key decisions that must be made by a trader who is working with alternative investment management of derivatives combines the use of mathematics. There are many people who …
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The Worst Decision You Can Make When Choosing to Trade on Your Own
5 years ago

The Worst Decision You Can Make When Choosing to Trade on Your Own

In fact, about 80% of all transactions in Forex market consist of speculative operations, which aim at a profit from foreign exchange rate differences, the rest are commercial or investment …
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5 Basic Factors that Affect Exchange Rates
5 years ago

5 Basic Factors that Affect Exchange Rates

There are several ways how foreign or national currency signs can be used for the international settlements. In general, currency can be employed for different purposes:

1) To purchase or …
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Development of the Interbank Foreign Exchange Market
5 years ago

Development of the Interbank Foreign Exchange Market

In the last three decades, the value of financial markets has increased impressively. This rapid growth is primarily inspired by the fast development of technology sector as well as investors’ …
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