Equity Index

Equities: Comparing Russell 2000 Versus S&P 500®

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Equities: Comparing Russell 2000 Versus S&P 500®
The fact of a high correlation between small caps and large caps is probably a little frustrating to long-only investment managers as it limits diversification benefits.  By contrast, for long/short managers, the strong correlation opens up possibilities to profit from the strong trends in the relative performance of the two indexes – and significant risks, Read More

Evolving Economics of Bitcoin, Gold, Currencies

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Evolving Economics of Bitcoin, Gold, Currencies
Supply Scarcity and Stores of Value As stores of value, many investors perceive gold and, more recently, bitcoin as second to none.  Since 1971, gold has appreciated from $35 per ounce to around $1,300 at the time of this writing, a gain of over 3,500%.  Bitcoins have done even better.  On July 19, 2010, a Read More