Trading Stocks in Your IRA? Here are 9 Tips

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has imposed few restrictions on what can be held within a self-directed IRA (SDIRA), making this type of retirement account is a popular choice for investors. Stocks are one of the multitudinous assets allowed in self-directed IRAs....

The Hedge Fund Smell Test

In “Hedge Fund Investing: The 4-Ps,” I discussed the notion of due diligence and how investors might go about selecting a hedge fund manager. In theory, the range of criteria that can be used to make such a assessment is unlimited, which means that it...

Hedge Fund Investing: The 4-Ps

There are various reasons why someone might want to invest in a hedge fund. The most obvious, of course, is performance, or more accurately, the prospect of acceptable future performance, however that is defined. There is no point in entrusting funds to a manager if...