LTCM

Who Were LTCM? Long Term Capital Management was an industry leading hedge fund run by a renowned team of mathematical experts, including two Nobel prize winners. Founded in 1994 by former Salomon Brothers Vice Chairman, John Meriwether, the fund used a number of highly sophisticated strategies designed to capitalise in all market conditions (kn...

2018-03-20 James Harte Read more
The Tale of John Taylor- Hedge Fund Titan Gone Bust Blog Banner_preview

From Humble Beginnings John Taylor is a name that some of you might not be familiar with. However, during his career in the financial markets, he presided over a fund, FX Concepts, which grew to be the biggest currency management firm at the time, with assets north of $14 billion. Taylor has had an illustrious career spanning five decades from...

2018-01-25 James Harte Read more
Chinese gold lion

Gold has been testing the 1300 barrier since the beginning of this year, with no clear break above that resistance so far. And now is the fourth time; so here comes the big question, is it the right time for gold to break that barrier? If so, where are we heading? Interesting Weekly Close Last week, you might say that Gold failed to break...

2017-08-28 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more