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Module 4: Advanced Topics | Blog 4-4: Hedge Funds

In Lesson 4-4 we discussed hedge funds and private equity – two of the major alternative investments. We’ll focus in this entry on hedge funds which have the reputation of being the ‘rock stars’ of the investment world. The conventional … Continue reading

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Module 2: Investment Basics | Blog 2-3: Investor Protection by David S. Krause

In Lesson 2-3, you learned about the regulation of the U.S. financial markets – and about the misdeeds of Bernie Madoff and other characters that broke various securities laws. The crimes of The Galleon Group, previously one of the largest hedge … Continue reading

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Module 3: Establishing a sound long-term investment strategy | Blog 3-3: Market Timing and Day Trading by David S. Krause

Market timing and day trading have been discussed in several of the lessons I’ve presented within the course: Introduction to Applied Investing. These are two of the most controversial topics in all of investments. Can the stock market be timed … Continue reading

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Module 2: Investment Basics | Blog 2-4: Sources of Information by David S. Krause

In Lessons 2-4 and 2-5, you learned about the various sources of public information regarding the financial markets and individual companies. It is amazing the amount of information that is available online today – some of which is outstanding and … Continue reading

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