Category Archives: Wall Street

Back to Business with CLO 2.0

Guest Contributor: Mike Molaro, Managing Partner, NorthPoint Financial Some of what were perceived to be the riskiest securities of the pre-financial crisis are back. The Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) market indicators are pointing to a profitable resurgence and growing inventory for … Continue reading

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“What Is” Hedge Fund Administration?

Hedge fund administration involves the accounting, consulting and management of an investment firm’s key funds. A third-party, hedge fund administrator’s primary duties are to protect investors’ interests and to ensure that a firm’s funds are operating efficiently. More specifically, a … Continue reading

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Top 10 Wall Street Halloween Costumes for 2012

If you are struggling for a Halloween costume this year, hopefully one of our Wall Street themed ideas will inspire you: The 1 % – Wear a suit, attach some fake $100 bills and add lots of bling, buy a … Continue reading

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Onshore Outsourcing

Guest Contributor: Anil Budha, Managing Principal, GBP Financial Solutions A growing number of U.S. companies are saying goodbye to Bangalore, India and hello to America’s boondocks. Some IT organizations solicit domestic partners to supplement their offshore outsourcing projects, while others … Continue reading

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The Magic List

“The Holy Grail” is what some people feel they have found when they land a spot in a brokerage company’s mutual fund advisory program, according to the Wall Street Journal. Achieving a spot on such a list for a new … Continue reading

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FTF Food Review – Haru Sushi

When you work in New York’s Financial District, like we do, you understand that there are limited options for good lunch spots. While FTF can easily locate a food truck, we find it harder to find a quality restaurant for … Continue reading

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Man-Up Corzine

Dear Jon, Not that my opinion probably matters all that much to you, but I used to think you were a great leader and businessman.  I remember when you first ran for NJ Senate, I admired what you had accomplished … Continue reading

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How to Launch a Hedge Fund … Did You Miss Out?

I am pleased to report that we received a ton of great feedback from our most recent How to Launch a Hedge Fund seminar in New York last week!  Subjects discussed ranged from the up-front decisions and vendors needed to … Continue reading

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What’s Haunting Wall Street this Halloween?

Aside from Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve, Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  Therefore, I thought I’d take this opportunity to take yet another friendly jab at our beloved Wall Street.   Here’s my gruesome list of what I think … Continue reading

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Stone Street Guide

Stone Street is one of New York City’s oldest and most historic streets. It was paved back in the 1600’s, being one of the first in New York City.  In the 1980’s, it was split in two by the construction … Continue reading

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