Category Archives: Finance and Funds

Six Leadership Styles That Build Great Teams

In Six Leadership Styles That Build Great Teams, Jack Simony explains that according to Harvard Business Review, six leadership styles are present in every workplace. Ideally, each leader should move through each of the styles as situations dictate. This research … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Loans a Growing Trend

By Jack Simony Canadian officials have seen a rise in litigation financing, especially in personal injury cases. The Globe and Mail reports a major reason is because credit card companies are denying people large lines of credit to finance these … Continue reading

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National Banks Lean on Feds During Crisis

By Jack Simony Large U.S. banks such as Goldman Sachs and Citigroup repeatedly asked the Federal reserve for help during their financial crisis, according to recently released documents, Reuters reported. Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lunch and Citigroup, all now part of … Continue reading

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Europe Worries Debt Crisis Is Ready to Spread

By Jack Simony European officials are warning any new rescue plans aimed at stopping Europe’s debt crisis may need to include Portugal and Ireland, the New York Times reported. For either of the countries to be included, they would have … Continue reading

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Hedge Funds Have Stand-Out Month in September

By Jack Simony Hedge Funds Review reports September was a great month for hedge funds. In fact, all indexes are reporting the strongest performance in a very long time, according to the report. According to Eurekahedge, there was a 2.16 … Continue reading

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New Hedge Fund, Branch Hill Capital, Launches

By Jack Simony A new hedge fund, Branch Hill Capital, has been launched by Ron Beller and Manal Mehta, the New York Times reported, citing a report in the Financial News. The fund started in June, and is up 15 … Continue reading

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