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Pity the Rich Investing in Hedge Funds. Seriously.

Filed under: Financial Services, Financial Advisors, Securities, InvestingGeorge Soros, founder of Soros Fund Management. (Akos Stiller, Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Hedge funds. Everyone wants to invest in them, but if you want to get into one, you gen…

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Carried Interest: Obama Takes Aim at Wall Street’s Second Favorite Tax Loophole

Filed under: Income Tax, Tax Changes, Tax Laws, InvestingOn Sunday, President Obama took aim at what many believe to be a long overdue target: the carried interest tax rate. Suggesting that “smart spending cuts” could reduce the deficit and make it pos…

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AlphaClone: Assemble Your Fantasy Hedge Fund Team … And Win

Filed under: InvestingIt’s difficult for an ordinary person to gain access to the world of high-performing hedge funds.

Your average retail investor has neither the minimum level of wealth to invest that those hedge fund managers require, nor can she …

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Want to Own a Picasso? Here’s Your Chance

Filed under: Investing
Let’s face it: The investment options available to ordinary investors right now aren’t exactly exciting. But, as investors have lost confidence in traditional instruments like stocks and bonds, the rich have flocked to the world …

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Leveraged ETFs: Double Your Money Quick (or Lose It Twice as Fast)

Filed under: InvestingDesigned as an easy way for investors to make money over the long term, exchange-traded funds are quickly becoming an even easier way for investors to lose money in the short term.

ETFs were created in 2000 to help investors get …

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