hedge funds

Attaking Tax Loopholes, Obama Takes Aim at Carried Interest

On Sunday, President Obama went on the offensive against the carried interest tax rate. In a nutshell, this tax break allows super-rich hedge fund managers to sidestep a large portion of their tax bills with Wall Street slight of hand.

AlphaClone: Assemble Your Fantasy Hedge Fund Team ... And Win

Investing in hedge funds is a lot like playing in the NFL: A tiny elite can do it and make millions while the rest of us can only watch and dream. But just as we mere mortals can coach our way to gridiron victory through fantasy football teams, now hedge funds have a "fantasy team" option too.

Want to Own a Picasso? Here's Your Chance

While high-net worth individuals can invest in ultra-expensive rarities like masterpieces of art, ordinary people are left with a slate of unattractive investment options. One company wants to change that.

Investment Tips: How to Tame the Wall Street Beast

Amid plenty of uncertainty, investors are looking for strategies that will make them wealthy. But you should forget about the idea of getting rich quick and focus on diversity, according to Larry Light, author of the new book, Taming the Beast: Wall Street's Imperfect Answers to Making Money.