Bank and Utility Investing – A Great Pairing Aug3

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Bank and electric utility stocks fit very well together in a portfolio because they are both sensitive to changes in interest rates, but in opposite ways. More specifically, bank and utility stocks move in opposite directions to changes in interest rates – banks generally respond positively to a rise in interest rates, while utility stocks respond negatively – producing a natural hedge

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Exploring the Latest Trends in Structuring Seed Investments Jul13

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Capital-raising is a major hurdle for hedge funds and other alternative asset managers. Without AuM, fledgling managers with considerable talent are weighted down by the significant working capital requirements of managing an investment advisory business in an ever-more competitive and highly regulated industry. Yet, amid an increasingly challenging environment, top managers have been able to marshal high expectations of future performance – both in asset management prowess and fundraising ability – to address this problem and secure their best chance at future success by entering into a seed deal

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