Jan 17, 2013 According to a report by consulting firm Rothstein Kass, hedge funds managed by women have been outperforming those run by their male counterparts.
Dec 7, 2012 We often hear that women are more risk averse than men. Commentator Helaine Olen says yes, male and female investors may approach risk-taking differently, but that's not why women have less money to put away.
Dec 27, 2012 Some cities with high foreclosure rates actually have housing shortages now, not a glut of foreclosed houses on the market. President Obama's mortgage-relief plan has helped, but another factor is hedge funds investing in houses to rent out.
Nov 29, 2012 The U.S. Census Bureau today released a burst of data on who works in which profession and where. We plucked out a few interesting facts from the release.
Nov 29, 2012 Insider trading charges could be coming to one of the nation’s biggest hedge funds: SAC Capital Advisors. But will investigators implicate the hedge fund's owner?
Nov 23, 2012 Argentina is probably not feeling very thankful this morning. It's still digesting a U.S. court ruling involving a decade-long debt fight.
Nov 21, 2012 U.S. prosecutors have filed their biggest-ever case of insider trading. The allegation: SAC Capital Advisors, a hedge fund, got early warning about the failure of an Alzheimer's drug in clinical trials. That info let the fund sell its holdings in the companies behind the drug, and reap $276 million.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 24, 2012 Equality for women has come a long way but still has a way to go according to the 2012 Global Gender Gap report. The report ranks countries on the access women have to education, economic opportunity, healthcare and political power.
Sep 26, 2012 Marina von Neumann Whitman has been a lot of firsts. She was the first woman ever on the White House Council of Economic Advisers.